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Letter & Parcel Delivery Services Procurement Research Report | Published: Apr 2017

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Letter & Parcel Delivery 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 Letter & Parcel Delivery Services Procurement Research Report is a comprehensive guide to purchasing Letter & Parcel Delivery 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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Price Change 17-20
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Letter & Parcel Delivery Services - Recent Price Trend

In the three years to 2017, the price of letter and parcel delivery service prices has been rising at an estimated annualized rate of 2.5%. Prices have been growing despite sharp declines in fuel prices, which have been driven by the expanding domestic production of oil. The resulting decline in supplier purchase costs has placed downward pressure on price; however, demand increases in... purchase to read more

Letter & Parcel Delivery Services - Total Cost of Ownership

The total cost of procuring letter and parcel delivery services is relatively low and includes the time spent identifying and selecting suppliers and arranging deliveries. The labor time required to package and drop off letters or parcels is also included within the total cost of ownership and can be reduced through pickup services. Although some suppliers require letter and parcel drop-off by... purchase to read more


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This report is intended to assist buyers of letter and parcel delivery services. Suppliers, which are also called carriers or couriers in this report, transport mail and small packages domestically and internationally. This report includes the US Postal Service (USPS) as well as couriers that operate internationally, nationally, regionally and locally. This report excludes general freight and logistics services for bulk items and heavy shipments (i.e. shipments weighing more than 150 pounds).

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