If your company is looking to save time and money during the initial stages of the buying process, IBISWorld’s Safety Footwear procurement research will provide you with the tools necessary to do just that. This report breaks down the data and analysis behind buying Safety Footwear, 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

Safety Footwear - Recent Price Trend

Safety footwear prices have been increasing at an estimated annualized rate of 0.9% in the three years to 2017. Increasing demand for safety footwear, driven primarily by heightened construction activity, has driven prices in the market upward. However, plunging leather prices have helped to limit price growth in the market overall. In addition, high market competition has provided buyers with a...


Safety Footwear - Total Cost of Ownership

The total cost of ownership for safety footwear is low. Typically, there are no hidden costs in purchasing footwear, and there are also few costs in maintaining a pair, or pairs. Some users purchase products to maintain the cleanliness of their footwear, but this cost is insignificant compared to purchase price. The initial purchase price is effectively the total cost of ownership because no...


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About this Report

This report is intended to assist buyers of safety footwear. Safety footwear can include boots, shoes, clogs, sandals and insoles. Safety footwear includes hazardous-material-protective footwear, cleanroom footwear, insulated cold-weather shoes, waterproof boots and military boots. Suppliers of protective footwear include manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers. Common buyers of safety footwear typically include operators in the military, construction, food service and manufacturing sectors. This report excludes athletic footwear, safety apparel and face and head protection.

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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