IBISWorld’s Alternators 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 Alternators 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

Alternators - Recent Price Trend

In the three years to 2017, the average price of an alternator has been rising at an estimated annualized rate of 0.4%. Although demand for alternators has risen, the decline of purchase costs coupled with intense competition have been tempering price growth during the period.Purchases of steel and semiconductors and electronic components account for nearly half of the average vendor's total...


Alternators - Total Cost of Ownership

The total cost of ownership for alternators is low. There are a limited number of costs that buyers should consider outside of the initial purchasing process. Alternators are typically made out of strong and durable materials that make them resistant to changing weather, exogenous forces, corrosion and damage. The average expected lifespan for alternators depends on the frequency of use, the...


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About this Report

This report is intended to assist buyers of alternators. An alternator is an electromechanical device that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy, particularly alternating current (AC). Alternators are used in vehicles to provide recharge power to the battery while the motor is running and are typically found in internal combustion engines. This report does not include generators, starters or batteries. Suppliers include manufacturers and wholesalers.

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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