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Forklifts Procurement Research Report | Published: Sep 2013

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Forklifts: Procurement Research Report Highlights

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IBISWorld’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. IBISWorld’s Forklifts procurement research provides price trends and forecasts, supplier benchmarks and negotiation questions all intended to give your company leverage during the sourcing process.

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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 price 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, based on the purchase price as a proportion of the overall cost of ownership, 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... purchase to read more


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This report is intended to assist buyers of forklifts. Forklifts are small industrial vehicles with a power-operated pronged platform that can be raised and lowered to lift or move materials. Forklifts are a type of industrial trucks 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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