Overview

IBISWorld’s Mechanical Cable Procurement Research Report is a comprehensive guide to purchasing Mechanical Cable. This report offers strategic analysis of the factors influencing purchasing decisions, including price trends and three-year forecasts, input costs and demand factors, along with key suppliers and an analysis of the extended supply chain. Armed with the right procurement intelligence, your company will be able to make educated purchasing decisions.
doneBenchmark Price
doneRFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
done3 Year Price Forecast
doneSupply Chain Analysis
doneSupplier Intelligence
doneSample Buyer Decision Scorecard
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Mechanical Cable - Recent Price Trend

The price of mechanical cable has been growing at an estimated annualized rate of 0.7% in the three years to 2017. This marginal growth can primarily be attributed to recent dips in suppliers’ input costs and competition from foreign companies, which have somewhat offset the rise in demand during the period.Most mechanical cables are manufactured from high-carbon steel, copper, aluminum and other...

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Mechanical Cable - Total Cost of Ownership

There are few ownership costs associated with mechanical cable. A mechanical cable has a long lifetime of usage depending on its thickness, flexibility and strength; what it is being used for; and the environment in which it is used. Suppliers put much effort into strand and cable design so as to maximize service life and win business from their competitors. Furthermore, repairs are generally not...

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About this Report

This report is intended to assist buyers of mechanical cables, which are nonelectric iron and steel cables for construction and industrial use. These include cables made from high-carbon steel, stainless steel and nonferrous metals used for lifting, towing or hauling. Key buyers include mining companies, oil companies, shipping companies and construction companies. Suppliers range from cable and wire manufacturers to industrial wholesalers and home-improvement retailers. This report does not cover electrical, network, communication or energy cables.

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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