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Variable Message Signage Procurement Research Report | Published: Apr 2017

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Variable Message Signage: 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 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 Variable Message Signage 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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Price Forecast & Benchmarking
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Variable Message Signage - Recent Price Trend

The price trend of variable message signs has been almost flat in the three years to 2017, with prices falling at an annualized rate of 0.4%, which has had a beneficial impact on a buyer’s ability to negotiate. While prices have grown and fallen slightly from year to year, the trend has, on average, had a very low degree of volatility, which indicates that sharp price spikes or drops are... purchase to read more

Variable Message Signage - Total Cost of Ownership

The total cost of variable message signage is moderate in relation to the benchmark price on average, but it varies considerably based on the size and type of sign. Portable signs tend to be far less costly in terms of maintenance and upkeep, and they do not require the extremely high cost of installation. According to the cost database of the US Department of Transportation Research and... purchase to read more


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This report is intended to assist buyers of variable message signage products for use in the transportation sector. These products include a wide range of LED-based displays for road management, parking and aviation applications. Variable message signs are most commonly used to relay messages that direct traffic and provide information to motorists, and can be permanent or portable. Variable message signs, sometimes referred to as dynamic message signs, can be purchased directly from manufacturers or from a variety of resellers. . This report excludes signage intended for advertising or commercial use, as well as video displays for sports arenas and fields.

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