Gasoline in the US - Procurement Research Report

Gasoline Procurement in the US

This report is intended to assist buyers of gasoline, which is a transparent, petroleum-derived oil used as fuel for a range of internal combustion engines. Gasoline can be sourced directly from refineries, petroleum wholesalers and retail outlets. This report excludes diesel fuel, biofuel and aviation fuel. Top suppliers are typically multinational oil conglomerates, while top buyers include government agencies and consumers.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

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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