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

Minibuses & Shuttles - Recent Price Trend

During the three years to 2017, the price of minibuses has been rising at an estimated average annual rate of 2.2%. This price growth is the net result of demand growth and declines in key input costs. Major users of minibus transportation include urban residents, disabled people, elderly people and students. These demographics have mostly expanded in recent years, with the exception of K-12...


Minibuses & Shuttles - Total Cost of Ownership

The total cost of ownership (TCO) for minibuses is high. In addition to the bus’s base price, buyers must consider the costs to operate the bus as well as add-on equipment. On average, bus operating costs per revenue hour range from about $45.00 to $175, depending on the city. These costs include drivers’ wages, fuel and maintenance. Because the useful life of a minibus is about eight to 10...


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About this Report

This report is intended to assist buyers of minibuses and shuttles, which generally transport about 10 to 20 passengers. Frequent users of these vehicles include airports, hotels, healthcare providers, tour and charter companies, churches, schools, retirement centers and municipalities.

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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