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Forklifts Procurement Research Report | Published: Apr 2014

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Forklifts: Procurement Research Report Highlights

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The Forklifts procurement report contains data and analysis of current and future trends when buying goods and services. IBISWorld’s in-depth procurement research is always presented in a logical and consistent format for easy reference throughout a company. The Forklifts Procurement Research Report contains growth forecasts for a three-year outlook period and supplier profit benchmarks so your company can make the right purchasing decision.

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Forklifts - Recent Price Trend

The price of forklifts is expected to increase at an average annual rate of 2.0% in the three years to 2014. After the recession, the manufacturing and construction markets improved dramatically and consumer spending rebounded, causing demand and prices for forklifts to grow. Additionally, transportation and warehousing activity rebounded during the period, boosting the... purchase to read more

Forklifts - Total Cost of Ownership

The total cost of ownership for forklifts is moderate. When purchasing a forklift, a buyer should consider not only the initial purchase price but also the other costs associated with using the forklift. For example, the buyer must consider maintenance intervals and the cost of parts associated with repairs. Assuming the forklift is gasoline-powered, the price of gasoline is another large cost... purchase to read more


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This report is intended to assist buyers of forklifts. A forklift is a small industrial vehicle with a power-operated pronged platform that can be raised and lowered to lift or move materials. Forklifts are a type of industrial truck and include truck-type and hand-type pallet movers, skid jacks, portable stackers, straddle carriers, bomb lifts and loading and engine hoists. Suppliers of forklifts include manufacturers and wholesalers. This report focuses on new forklifts only and excludes overhead cranes, conveyors and elevators.

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