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 Cans & Pails procurement research provides price trends and forecasts, supplier benchmarks and negotiation questions all intended to give your company leverage during the sourcing process.
doneBenchmark Price
doneRFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
done3 Year Price Forecast
doneSupply Chain Analysis
doneSupplier Intelligence
doneSample Buyer Decision Scorecard

Cans & Pails - Recent Price Trend

The average price for cans and pails has been rising at an estimated annualized rate of 0.4% during the three years to 2016. Overall demand for cans and pails has been rising in line with the recovering economy[, which has allowed suppliers to slightly raise their prices in the past three years. During the past three years, the value of construction has grown at an annualized rate of 9.6%...

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Cans & Pails - Total Cost of Ownership

The total cost of ownership for cans and pails is low. Fortunately for buyers, there are minimal hidden costs associated with cans and pails, and the purchase price will be the most significant portion of the overall lifetime product costs. Buyers will, however, often need to pay shipping charges, which can vary considerably because suppliers charge buyers based on the weight of the product...

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About this Report

This report is intended to help buyers of cans and pails make informed purchasing decisions. Cans and pails are used to store and transport a variety of goods, from liquids to food. Cans and pails are typically made from plastic or metal materials, such as aluminum and steel. This report does not include the cask, drum or barrel markets.

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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