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Mechanical Cable Procurement Research Report | Published: Jan 2015

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Mechanical Cable: 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 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 Mechanical Cable 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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Price Forecast & Benchmarking
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Price Change 14-17
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Profit Benchmark
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Price Change 17-20
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Mechanical Cable - Recent Price Trend

The average price of mechanical cable has fallen at an estimated annualized rate of 0.1% in the three years to 2014. This marginal price decline is primarily attributed to recent dips in input costs and strong competition from foreign companies. Due to its strength, most mechanical cables are manufactured from high-carbon steel, as well as copper, aluminum and other nonferrous metals. Steel is... purchase to read more

Mechanical Cable - Total Cost of Ownership

The total cost of ownership is a financial indicator that evaluates the total direct and indirect costs associated with owning and operating a product. In the case of owning mechanical cable, there are no hidden costs of ownership associated with this product. A mechanical cable has a long lifetime of usage depending on the thickness, flexibility and strength of the cable, what it is being used... purchase to read more


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This report is intended to assist buyers of mechanical cables, which are nonelectric iron and steel cables for construction and industrial use. These include cables made from high-carbon steel, stainless steel and nonferrous metals used for lifting, towing or hauling. This report does not include electrical, communication or energy cables. Suppliers include cable and wire manufacturers, industrial wholesalers and home-improvement retailers.

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