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ProcurementIQ’s Truck Trailers procurement research is intended to help you save time and money in the initial research stages of the buying process. Our data and analysis explain the characteristics, pricing dynamics, supply chain risks and negotiation tactics of Truck Trailers to help your company negotiate strategically with suppliers. Our report insights also give your company the credibility to work with internal stakeholders and executives to better manage the sourcing process.
doneBenchmark Price
doneRFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
done3 Year Price Forecast
doneSupply Chain Analysis
doneSupplier Intelligence
doneSample Buyer Decision Scorecard

Truck Trailers - Recent Price Trend

In the three years to 2018, the average price for a truck trailer has been increasing at an estimated annualized rate of 1.6% primarily due to rising demand. For example, the total trade value in the United States has risen in concert with economic growth. Truck trailers are commonly used to carry freight, so stronger trade activity has necessitated more truck trailers to move goods across the.

Truck Trailers - Total Cost of Ownership

Truck trailers have a moderate total cost of ownership (TCO). The most significant additional expense for buyers is regular maintenance and repair service to keep the trailer functional and safe. These services include regular cleaning to prevent chemical buildup from damaging the trailer’s finish and mechanical upkeep, such as lubricating key parts. With proper maintenance, a trailer can last up.

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About this Report

This report is intended to assist buyers of truck trailers. Truck trailers come in a variety of designs and are available from a vast network of manufacturers, dealers and retailers. The most common types of trailers are dry van trailers, refrigerated trailers (reefers), platform trailers, tanker trailers, curtain-side trailers and dump trailers. The main suppliers of truck trailers include metal manufacturers and tire wholesalers. Common buyers include construction and freight trucking companies. This report focuses on the purchase of new and used trailers for commercial freight trucks and passenger trucks and does not include recreational vehicles, caravans or camper trailers. This report also excludes replacement parts, components and trailer accessories.

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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