Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 28, 2013
Soil preparation and related machinery has a buyer power score of 3.2 out of 5.0. The buyer score represents the purchasing power buyers have and how effectively they can negotiate prices, so the higher the score, the better negotiating and purchasing power the buyer will have in terms of price, risk and volatility. “This market's buyer score shows that suppliers are usually flexible with their prices,” says IBISWorld procurement analyst Olawale Harrison; “however, buyers should not expect to find bargain deals. The top companies in this market offer the best and most reliable products, but at a premium that is relatively nonnegotiable.”
Large firms that specialize in products without any close substitutes dominate the soil preparation machinery market, which makes it difficult for purchasers to effectively negotiate lower prices. Also, the specialized tasks that these machines perform and their high level of quality justify their high prices. Current major vendors in the market include Caterpiller Inc., Deere & Company, CNH Global and AGCO Corporation.
According to Harrison, prices of soil preparation and related machinery have increased over the past three years due to the rising cost of inputs coupled with ever-increasing demand. Steel prices have been very volatile in recent years. Overall, steel prices have risen during the three years to 2013, leading manufacturers to raise product prices. Also, demand for soil preparation and related machinery from emerging nations is rising. Countries such as Brazil and India are industrializing rapidly, and these countries must boost their agricultural output and investment in infrastructure to sustain economic growth. These conditions are projected to result in rising prices during the next three years, which will make it harder for buyers to negotiate discounted prices. Where a buyers may be able to negotiate a deal is in related maintenance service or extended-warranty contracts. For more information, visit IBISWorld’s Soil Preparation Machinery procurement research report page.
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IBISWorld Procurement Report Key Topics
This report is intended to assist buyers of soil preparation machinery and related products. Compared to manual labor, soil preparation machinery provides a faster and easier way to pulverize, aerate, level and condition soil for landscaping, construction, agricultural and other applications. Soil preparation machinery includes tillage and drill machines, tractors, skid steer loaders, compact track loaders, compact wheel loaders and hydraulic excavators. This industry does not include cranes, hoists or drilling and underground mining machinery.
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