The Plastic Bags procurement report contains data and analysis of current and future trends when buying goods and services. IBISWorld’s in-depth procurement research is always presented in a logical and consistent format for easy reference throughout a company. The Plastic Bags Procurement Research Report contains growth forecasts for a three-year outlook period and supplier profit benchmarks so your company can make the right purchasing decision.
doneBenchmark Price
doneRFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
done3 Year Price Forecast
doneSupply Chain Analysis
doneSupplier Intelligence
doneSample Buyer Decision Scorecard

Plastic Bags - Recent Price Trend

During the three years to 2017, the price of plastic bags has exhibited significant fluctuations but has ultimately been dropping at an estimated annualized rate of 2.0%. Although economic growth has pushed demand for plastic bags upward, increasing environmental concerns regarding their use and a significant decline in the cost of plastic materials have been causing prices to drop during the...


Plastic Bags - Total Cost of Ownership

Plastic bags come ready-to-use without requiring additional services to complete their functionality. Therefore, there are no direct hidden costs associated with procuring plastic bags, resulting in a low total cost of ownership. Buyers should expect to spend less than 50.0% of the benchmark price in additional annual costs.Plastic bags can be easily stored because they do not require...


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About this Report

This report is intended to assist buyers of plastic bags. Plastic bags include plastic shopping bags and plastic merchandise pouches. Buyers purchase plastic bags to fulfill different storage, packaging and transportation needs. Typical buyers are supermarkets and grocery stores, warehouse clubs and supercenters, retailers and convenience stores. Suppliers of plastic bags include manufacturers and wholesalers. These providers also frequently supply other packaging solutions in addition to selling plastic bags, such as customized product designs and packaging advising services. This report excludes trash bags and flexible packaging.

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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