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 Explosives 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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doneRFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
done3 Year Price Forecast
doneSupply Chain Analysis
doneSupplier Intelligence
doneSample Buyer Decision Scorecard

Explosives - Recent Price Trend

During the three years to 2016, the price of explosives has declined slowly at an estimated annualized rate of 0.8%. Although the decline in price has been slow, prices have been extremely volatile, increasing strongly at the beginning of the period but then dropping significantly in 2015. The volatility stems from fluctuating input costs as well as varying demand during the period. Unfortunately...

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Explosives - Total Cost of Ownership

The total cost of ownership for explosives is high. Before buying explosives, buyers must meet a long list of regulatory requirements, and they must continue to comply and provide proof of compliance throughout their ownership of the explosives. Buyers of explosives must be licensed by the state in which they intend to buy, store and use the explosives. State licensing fees vary, but they are...

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About this Report

This report is intended to assist buyers of explosives. Explosives are reactive substances that contain a significant amount of potential energy that creates a destructive force when it is released. Explosives include both high explosives and blasting agents. This report focuses on blasting agents and explosives for commercial use. Common civilian applications for explosives include mining, demolition, land preparation and oil and gas extraction. Although explosives are frequently used by military agencies, military-grade explosives are not covered in this report. This report also excludes blasting services.

Table of Contents

At a Glance

Executive Summary

Price Environment
 Price Fundamentals
  Benchmark Price
  Pricing Model
 Price Drivers
 Input Cost Drivers
 External Demand Drivers
 Recent Price Trend
 Price Forecast

Product Characteristics
 Product Life Cycle
 Total Cost of Ownership
 Product Specialization
 Related Goods
 Subsitute Goods
 Quality Control
Supply Chain & Vendors
 Supply Chain Dynamics
  Supply Chain Risk
  Geographic Locations
 Competitive Environment
  Market Share Concentration
  Vendor Company Types
 Market Profitability
 Switching Cost

Purchasing Process
 Buying Basics
 Buying Lead Time
  Selection Process
  Buying-Decision Scorecard
 Key RFP Elements

Negotiation Questions

Buyer Power Score Components

Jargon & Glossary

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