Overview

IBISWorld’s Cement procurement research is intended to help you save time and money in the initial research stages of the buying process. Our data and analysis explain the characteristics, pricing dynamics, supply chain risks and negotiation tactics of Cement to help your company negotiate strategically with suppliers. Our report insights also give your company the credibility to work with internal stakeholders and executives to better manage the sourcing process.
doneBenchmark Price
doneRFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
done3 Year Price Forecast
doneSupply Chain Analysis
doneSupplier Intelligence
doneSample Buyer Decision Scorecard
REPORT SNAPSHOT

Cement - Recent Price Trend

From 2014 to 2017, the price of cement has been rising at an estimated annualized rate of 4.9% with a moderate level of volatility. Moderate volatility indicates some risk of sudden price fluctuations, which makes it difficult for buyers to create accurate budgets and cost estimations.In the past three years, price growth has primarily been fueled by rising demand. Cement is used in virtually all...

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Cement - Total Cost of Ownership

The total cost of ownership for cement is moderate. Buyers must purchase additional accessories such as cement mixers, forming products, coatings, sealers and other tools to lay and form cement. The cost of these tools and equipment is typically not significant and they can be reused for later applications. However, buyers may need to purchase, lease or rent heavy machinery or vehicles to...

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About this Report

This report is intended to assist buyers of cement. Cement is a powder composed of various minerals and other components that harden when combined with water; it is commonly used as a building material. There are a number of different types of cement available to buyers, including Portland cement, as well as various blends of masonry and mortar cement. Buyers can purchase cement in bulk or in individual bags from manufacturers and wholesalers, which are the main suppliers in the market. Typical buyers of cement include construction firms, tool and hardware wholesalers, concrete manufacturers and oil and gas extraction firms. This report excludes lime, which is a component of cement, and concrete.

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
 Regulation
 Quality Control
Supply Chain & Vendors
 Supply Chain Dynamics
  Supply Chain Risk
  Geographic Locations
  Imports
 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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