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Wheelchairs Procurement Research Report | Published: Aug 2016

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Wheelchairs: 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 Wheelchairs 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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Wheelchairs - Recent Price Trend

The average price of wheelchairs has risen at an anemic annualized rate of about 0.1% in the three years to 2016. Swelling demand for medical equipment, including wheelchairs, has placed upward pressure on prices, whereas falling raw material prices have mitigated the rate of price growth. Moreover, stiff market competition has helped prevent any major swings in the pricing environment during the... purchase to read more

Wheelchairs - Total Cost of Ownership

The total cost of ownership (TCO) for wheelchairs, based on the purchase price as a proportion of the overall cost of ownership, is medium. Additional costs, which primarily stem from ongoing maintenance and repair costs, can exceed the original purchase price by more than half. The most common repairs to wheelchairs include upholstery (which cost an average of $40 to repair), tires and tubes... purchase to read more


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This report is intended to assist buyers of manual and power wheelchairs. Wheelchairs are devices made of a chair-like fixture attached to rotating wheels. Users of manual wheelchairs are propelled forward using their hands or by having another person push them, whereas power wheelchairs rely on an electric motor to move. Typical users of wheelchairs include people with restrained mobility who are unable to walk. Power wheelchairs are useful for individuals who are unable to operate a manual wheelchair or for traveling long distances. This report excludes mobility scooters.

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