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Wheelchairs Procurement Research Report | Published: Mar 2014

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Wheelchairs: Procurement Research Report Highlights

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3-year Price Forecast Supply Chain Analysis
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IBISWorld’s Wheelchairs Procurement Research Report is a comprehensive guide to purchasing Wheelchairs. 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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Wheelchairs - Recent Price Trend

Given the sufficient supply and growing demand, wheelchair price volatility is low. Price volatility is responsive to general population conditions. For example, since 2009, the number of US residents older than the age of 65 has grown by 10.0%, which has resulted in higher demand for wheelchairs. This population trend has encouraged an annualized 0.8% price increase from 2010 to 2013. In... purchase to read more

Wheelchairs - Total Cost of Ownership

The total cost of ownership for wheelchairs, based on the purchase price as a proportion of the overall cost of ownership, is medium. Although wheelchairs have an average cost of $290, the total cost of ownership is greater than 50.0% of that price per year, largely a result of maintenance and repair costs. Repair costs can quickly add up to more than half of the original purchase price. The most... purchase to read more


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This report is intended to assist buyers of wheelchairs in making informed purchasing decisions. Wheelchairs are devices made of a chair-like fixture attached to rotating wheels that propels the user forward using their hands or having another person push them. Typical users of wheelchairs are people that are unable to walk using their legs. Suppliers of wheelchairs include manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers. This report does not include scooters.

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