IBISWorld’s Rail Tank Car Leasing Services Procurement Research Report helps simplify the purchasing process. This report provides tools such as pricing trends and forecasts, supplier benchmarks and negotiation questions to help you work with internal stakeholders and executives to manage the procurement process for your company. With this information, your company will be able to make credible and knowledgeable decisions regarding purchasing Rail Tank Car Leasing Services.
doneBenchmark Price
doneRFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
done3 Year Price Forecast
doneSupply Chain Analysis
doneSupplier Intelligence
doneSample Buyer Decision Scorecard

Rail Tank Car Leasing Services - Recent Price Trend

During the three years to 2017, the price of rail tank car leasing has risen rapidly at an estimated annualized rate of 2.6%. Price increases have come mainly on the back of higher demand stemming from increased domestic oil production and stricter safety regulations set by the DOT in 2015. Together, these factors have created a shortage of rail tank cars, empowering suppliers to increase their...


Rail Tank Car Leasing Services - Total Cost of Ownership

The total cost of ownership (TCO) for a leased tank car is moderate, although it can vary significantly. The primary cost leasing reduces compared with buying is maintenance. Lessees pay only the maintenance costs specified in their contract, which are not uniform across all leases. Rail tank cars require more maintenance than other types of railcars, meaning that the lower maintenance costs...


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About this Report

This report is intended to assist buyers of rail tank car leasing services. Rail tank cars are used to transport bulk liquids, including oil, liquefied gas, chemicals and food products. Buyers of rail tank car leasing services are also referred to as lessees in this report, and suppliers are referred to as lessors. This report covers operating leases and finance leases. An operating lease, which is the most common type of lease, does not pass the title to the lessee at the end of the lease period like a finance lease does. Liquid and dry bulk rail transportation services are excluded from this report.

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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