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Letter & Parcel Delivery Services


ProcurementIQ’s Letter & Parcel Delivery Services Procurement Research Report is a comprehensive guide to purchasing Letter & Parcel Delivery Services. This report offers strategic analysis of the factors influencing purchasing decisions, including price trends and three-year forecasts, input costs and demand factors, along with key suppliers and an analysis of the extended supply chain. Armed with the right procurement intelligence, your company will be able to make educated purchasing decisions.
doneBenchmark Price
doneRFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
done3 Year Price Forecast
doneSupply Chain Analysis
doneSupplier Intelligence
doneSample Buyer Decision Scorecard

Letter & Parcel Delivery Services - Recent Price Trend

In the three years to 2018, the price of letter and parcel delivery services has been rising at an estimated annualized rate of 1.9%. Market prices have been increasing due to strengthening demand in conjunction with high market share concentration and rising fuel prices. Nevertheless, long-term supply contracts have helped providers limit the impact of price volatility to some extent.During the.

Letter & Parcel Delivery Services - Total Cost of Ownership

The total cost of ownership (TCO) for letter and parcel delivery services is low. Low TCO benefits buyers because it means that they typically do not face significant hidden costs or additional fees when procuring market services. Consequently, it is easier for buyers to budget for expenditures.The primary additional costs that buyers face are associated with the materials, labor and time.

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About this Report

This report is intended to assist buyers of letter and parcel delivery services. Suppliers, which are also called carriers or couriers in this report, transport mail and small packages domestically and internationally. This report includes the US Postal Service (USPS) as well as carriers that operate internationally, nationally, regionally and locally. This report excludes general freight and logistics services for bulk items and heavy shipments (i.e. shipments weighing more than 150 pounds).

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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