Overview

IBISWorld’s Wood Pallets Procurement Research Report offers purchasing insight into the Wood Pallets market. Our analysis dissects pricing trends and the supply chain, including highlighting key suppliers and their financial benchmarks. The report also provides key pieces of take-away intelligence, such as negotiation question preparation and a buying decision scorecard, which includes factors weighted according to their importance in the decision-making process.
doneBenchmark Price
doneRFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
done3 Year Price Forecast
doneSupply Chain Analysis
doneSupplier Intelligence
doneSample Buyer Decision Scorecard
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Wood Pallets - Recent Price Trend

Wood pallet prices have grown at an estimated annualized rate of 1.5% during the three years to 2017 in response to strengthening demand. In particular, heightened industrial production and growth in the number of businesses have generated strong demand because the inflow of goods into the economy has necessitated the use of material handling goods like wood pallets. As demand has swelled,...

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Wood Pallets - Total Cost of Ownership

Overall, the wood pallet market features a moderate total cost of ownership. Major lifetime ownership costs include shipment, storage and handling. Buyers should select suppliers within a radius of 150 miles to ensure quick order turnaround, on-time delivery and reduced freight costs. Transportation costs are expensive and can be mitigated if buyers purchase significant quantities, which...

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About this Report

This report is intended to assist buyers of wood pallets. Wood pallets are a type of material handling equipment used to move loads and are designed to allow efficient handling with tools such as forklifts, front loaders or pallet jacks. Wood pallets are made from sawmill softwood or hardwood lumber and are primarily supplied by manufacturers, but they can also be rented from pallet pooling service providers or pallet management companies that repair, maintain and distribute recycled, used or damaged pallets. This report includes both wood pallets and wood skids, but it excludes pallets made from plastic, paper, steel or composite materials such as oriented strand board and plywood.

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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