Forestry & Logging Equipment in the US - Procurement Research Report

Forestry & Logging Equipment Procurement in the US

This report is intended to assist buyers of forestry and logging equipment and attachments, which are sold through manufacturers, wholesalers and specialized part makers. Forestry equipment includes feller bunchers, forest machines (excavator conversions), forwarders, harvesters, knuckleboom loaders and skidders. These machines are used for specific tasks, but attachments can be used for more specialization and equipment versatility. Forestry attachments include harvester arms, claws, processor heads, felling heads, mulchers, hydraulic thumbs, jaws, shears, grinders, saws and other customized parts intended to boost productivity. This report excludes heavy equipment, such as cranes and bulldozers, as well as manual tools that may be used in logging, such as chainsaws.


AT A GLANCE

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

PRICE ENVIRONMENT
Price Fundamentals
Price Drivers
Recent Price Trend
Price Forecast

PRODUCT CHARACTERISTICS
Product Life Cycle
Total Cost of Ownership
Product Specialization
Related Goods
Substitute Goods
Regulation

Quality Control

SUPPLY CHAIN & VENDORS
Supply Chain Dynamics
Competitive Environment
Market Profitability
Switching Cost

PURCHASING PROCESS
Buying Basics
Key RFP Elements
NEGOTIATION STATISTICS

BUYER POWER SCORE COMPONENTS

JARGON & GLOSSARY

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