If your company is looking to save time and money during the initial stages of the buying process, IBISWorld’s Casters & Cart Wheels procurement research will provide you with the tools necessary to do just that. This report breaks down the data and analysis behind buying Casters & Cart Wheels, such as pricing dynamics, supply chain risks and external demand drivers. Your company will also gain expert negotiation tactics to help gain leverage when working with suppliers.
doneBenchmark Price
doneRFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
done3 Year Price Forecast
doneSupply Chain Analysis
doneSupplier Intelligence
doneSample Buyer Decision Scorecard

Casters & Cart Wheels - Recent Price Trend

The average price of casters has been rising at an estimated annualized rate of 1.1% during the three years to 2017. Increasing demand for casters has placed upward pressure on prices; however, price growth has been kept in check by falling input costs and strong competition.Rising demand for casters driven by increases in the IPI, e-commerce sales and number of businesses has fueled price...


Casters & Cart Wheels - Total Cost of Ownership

The total cost of ownership for casters is low. There are few, if any, costs that occur after the initial purchasing process. Because casters are commonly purchased in bulk, most buyers opt to replace, rather than repair broken casters. Moreover, more expensive casters are typically covered under a warrantee program. As a result, there are very few upkeep expenses associated with casters.These...


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About this Report

This report is intended to assist buyers of casters and cartwheels, which are framed wheels designed with the intention to mount them to the bottom of carts, dollies, platform trucks and other material handling vehicles, as well as large electronic appliances and other bulky objects, to enable mobility. This report includes sliders and swivel plate wheels, but it does not include brake systems, wheel bearings, tires, omnidirectional wheels, spherical wheels or wheelchair casters. 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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