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Plastic Shipping Crates Procurement Research Report | Published: Oct 2015

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Plastic Shipping Crates: 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 Plastic Shipping Crates 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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Plastic Shipping Crates - Recent Price Trend

In the three years to 2015, the average price of plastic shipping crates has been rising an estimated average 2.1% per year. This pricing trend has come primarily on the back of higher demand stemming from increases in industrial production, corporate profit and business activity, as well as high volatility in the price of plastic materials and resin.Industrial production has strengthened in the... purchase to read more

Plastic Shipping Crates - Total Cost of Ownership

Plastic shipping crates have a low total cost of ownership. Because plastic shipping crates are more durable and have a longer useful life than wooden or cardboard shipping crates, repair and maintenance costs are much lower. Wooden shipping crates have a lifespan about 15 times shorter than plastic shipping crates. Plastic shipping crates can last up to 20 years and can be recycled at the end of... purchase to read more


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This report is intended to assist buyers of plastic shipping crates, which are typically used for storing products or shipping goods from one location to another. Plastic crates provide protection for shipped and stored goods from damage or breakage and simplify the handling of goods. Plastic shipping crates are cleanable, reusable and generally less expensive than wooden shipping crates. This report does not include wooden shipping crates, international shipping containers, packaging boxes or bags.

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