IHS Global Insight Steel Service provides an in-depth view of steel supply, demand, and price forecasts for the US market.
Global Insight Steel Service provides steel producers and steel buyers with a comprehensive outlook for the US steel market. Delivering a complete market perspective and combining an extensive array of historical information on steel and steel products, customers receive analysis and forecasts of key concepts such as price, production, and demand, along with extensive historical data.
Who uses Steel Service? How? Steel manufacturers Use the service to forecast demand for their products and help set production volumes Steel buyers Use the service to find out if and when there will be a supply shortage that can shut-down operations and anticipate future supply chain costs. Also allows buyers to time purchases to avoid peaks and lock in bargains Financial analysts Use the service to determine future gross revenues for an industry or company Government agencies Use the service to input data into feasibility studies or to benchmark against their own forecasts
Steel Service Components enables you to:
- Negotiate supplier agreements
- Monitor supply trends
- Plan inventory and determine the optimum product mix
- Develop marketing and sales strategies
- Prepare budgets and financial reviews