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Letter & Parcel Delivery Services Procurement Research Report | Published: Dec 2014

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Letter & Parcel Delivery Services: Procurement Research Report Highlights

Benchmark Price RFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
3-year Price Forecast Supply Chain Analysis
Supplier Intelligence Sample Buyer Decision Scorecard
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IBISWorld’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.

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Price Forecast & Benchmarking
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Price Change 11-14
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Price Change 14-17
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Letter & Parcel Delivery Services - Recent Price Trend

During the past three years, the letter and parcel delivery service market's prices have been rising at an estimated annualized rate of 4.9%. Price growth has been significant despite near stability in carriers' two main input costs, wages and fuel. Rather, demand increases have led to rising prices due to this market's concentrated structure. Also, rate increases from the USPS, which controls... purchase to read more

Letter & Parcel Delivery Services - Total Cost of Ownership

The cost of procuring letter and parcel delivery services is limited to the time spent identifying, selecting and ordering deliveries. The labor time required to package and drop off letters or parcels is also included within the total cost of ownership (TCO) and may be reduced through pickup services. While some suppliers require letter and parcel drop-off by the buyer, others may include free... purchase to read more

 


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



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