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Crating & Containerization Services


ProcurementIQ’s Procurement Research Reports cover thousands of indirect purchasing lines. Our data and analysis help you strategically engage and negotiate with suppliers and give you the credibility to work with internal stakeholders and executives. ProcurementIQ’s Crating & Containerization Services procurement research provides price trends and forecasts, supplier benchmarks and negotiation questions all intended to give your company leverage during the sourcing process.
doneBenchmark Price
doneRFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
done3 Year Price Forecast
doneSupply Chain Analysis
doneSupplier Intelligence
doneSample Buyer Decision Scorecard

Crating & Containerization Services - Recent Price Trend

Crating and containerization service rates have been increasing at an estimated annualized rate of 1.0% during the three years to 2018. This growth reflects an overall rise in vendors’ input costs and higher demand due to increasing manufacturing and trade activity.Suppliers have increased prices, partially in response to minor growth in their input costs. The costs of crate lumber and foam.

Crating & Containerization Services - Total Cost of Ownership

The market for crating and containerization services has a low level of total cost of ownership, reducing the likelihood of the buyer incurring unexpected costs. A provider’s quote should reveal everything that will be charged, and buyers should make sure this is the case. A provider’s travel and insurance costs should be included as part of the quote; however, insurance purchased through a.

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About this Report

This report is intended to assist buyers of crating and containerization services. These services include packaging stocked or custom foam boxes, cases or crates, which suppliers sell along with the labor required to encase goods in these protective containers. Additionally, this report covers the procurement of packing and unloading services for trailers and intermodal containers that buyers purchase or lease from third parties. In packing these large receptacles, suppliers apply the same techniques regarding the padding, wrapping, bracing and weight balancing of goods as those used in crating. Crating and containerization services can be performed at either the buyer’s or supplier’s facility. This report does not cover the procurement of shipping services.

Table of Contents

At a Glance

Executive Summary

Price Environment
 Price Fundamentals
  Benchmark Price
  Pricing Model
 Price Drivers
 Input Cost Drivers
 External Demand Drivers
 Recent Price Trend
 Price Forecast

Product Characteristics
 Product Life Cycle
 Total Cost of Ownership
 Product Specialization
 Related Goods
 Subsitute Goods
 Quality Control
Supply Chain & Vendors
 Supply Chain Dynamics
  Supply Chain Risk
  Geographic Locations
 Competitive Environment
  Market Share Concentration
  Vendor Company Types
 Market Profitability
 Switching Cost

Purchasing Process
 Buying Basics
 Buying Lead Time
  Selection Process
  Buying-Decision Scorecard
 Key RFP Elements

Negotiation Questions

Buyer Power Score Components

Jargon & Glossary

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