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Catering Services Procurement Research Report | Published: Jul 2016

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Catering Services: Procurement Research Report Highlights

Benchmark Price RFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
3-year Price Forecast Supply Chain Analysis
Supplier Intelligence Sample Buyer Decision Scorecard
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IBISWorld’s Catering Services Procurement Research Report is a comprehensive guide to purchasing Catering Services. 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.

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Price Forecast & Benchmarking
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Profit Benchmark
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Price Change 16-19
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Catering Services - Recent Price Trend

In the three years to 2016, the price of catering services has risen at an estimated average annual rate of 2.6%. Demand for catering services has increased consistently and supported price growth during the period. The rising number of businesses and the increase in disposable income have been the primary factors contributing to demand growth.Following the recession, corporate profit experienced... purchase to read more

Catering Services - Total Cost of Ownership

There can potentially be some hidden costs of ownership associated with buying catering services. Contracts are typically inclusive of all labor, equipment and food costs involved with catering services. Additional services and labor can increase the cost of catering services beyond the per-person menu price, but these costs are typically made clear up front. For example, if a buyer requires more... purchase to read more


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This report is intended to assist buyers of catering services. Caterers provide food services and catering staff for single events or in continuous contracts. As part of catering service packages, providers offer meal preparation, distribution and cleanup services. This report does not cover cafeteria management services or food safety consulting services.

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