IBISWorld’s Procurement Research Reports cover thousands of indirect purchasing lines. Our data and analysis help you strategically engage and negotiate with suppliers and give you the credibility to work with internal stakeholders and executives. IBISWorld’s Refrigerated Trucking Services procurement research provides price trends and forecasts, supplier benchmarks and negotiation questions all intended to give your company leverage during the sourcing process.
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done3 Year Price Forecast
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doneSupplier Intelligence
doneSample Buyer Decision Scorecard

Refrigerated Trucking Services - Recent Price Trend

During the three years to 2017, the price of refrigerated trucking services has been rising at an estimated annualized rate of 1.7%. Price gains have been mainly due to an increase in demand, which has outpaced capacity growth. Fortunately for buyers, price growth has remained mild due to suppliers’ declining fuel costs and the market’s fragmented structure.Demand for refrigerated shipping has...

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Refrigerated Trucking Services - Total Cost of Ownership

The total cost of ownership (TCO) for refrigerated trucking services is low. A low TCO benefits buyers by reducing the likelihood of incurring unexpected costs. Suppliers specify the additional charges they can apply in shipping contracts, thereby limiting the potential for hidden costs. For example, carriers may impose limits on the number of shipments that they will perform at the contract rate...

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About this Report

This report is intended to assist buyers of refrigerated trucking services. Suppliers provide temperature-controlled trucking services, including truckload (TL) and less-than-truckload (LTL) chilled and frozen trucking. Suppliers in this market, which include short-haul and long-haul trucking companies, are also called carriers, and buyers are also called shippers. This report does not include moving services.

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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