IBISWorld’s Vehicle Seating & Interior Trim Procurement Research Report is a comprehensive guide to purchasing Vehicle Seating & Interior Trim. 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

Vehicle Seating & Interior Trim - Recent Price Trend

In the three years to 2017, the price for a vehicle seating and interior trim component has been rising modestly at an estimated average annual rate of 0.6%. Greater demand for market products has been the impetus for this upturn in prices, whereby suppliers have fared with greater pricing power over buyers. Manufacturers of vehicle seating and interior trim products earn the majority of their...


Vehicle Seating & Interior Trim - Total Cost of Ownership

Total cost of ownership is low for vehicle seating and interior trim products. Most goods purchased in conjunction with interior components are ancillary products that increase the component’s useful life, such as cleaning and maintenance products. Typically, these related goods are inexpensive relative to the price of the component itself; the cost of such goods is less than 50.0% of the...


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About this Report

This report is intended to assist buyers of vehicle seating components, including seat frames, cushions, seat covers, power seating systems and heated and cooled seats. This report also includes interior trim components, such as consoles, door panels, headliners, sun visors, instrument clusters and pedals. Major buyers typically procure vehicle seating and interior trim products from vehicle parts manufacturers in order to construct new vehicles or repair existing vehicles. While seating and trim components for motorcycles are included in this report, boat and aircraft seating, seating systems and interior components are excluded.

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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