Tips to deliver your tender response on time

By Werner van Rooyen, Director of HowToTender (Pty) Ltd which specializes in tender consulting and tender training.

Completing Tender Documents? Stay Calm!

By Werner van Rooyen, Director of HowToTender (Pty) Ltd which specializes in tender consulting and tender training.

Basic rules to remember when responding to a tender

By Werner van Rooyen, Director of HowToTender (Pty) Ltd which specializes in tender consulting and tender training.

Once you have identified a tender that you would like to try and win, obtain the tender documents (these are usually downloadable from the relevant website) as quickly as possible and ascertain if \and when there is a compulsory briefing meeting. Some tenders have a compulsory briefing meeting, if you miss this meeting you can be disqualified from competing for the tender.

Tips on formats for successful tender presentation

Tender responses have to be as informative as possible without affecting the legibility. In today’s blog, we discuss a format of what we consider to be a winning strategy. Adhering to this strategy will ensure that you will include all the necessary details required.

This winning strategy follows the ‘who, cost, how and what if’ approach. It will help you include every detail and will certainly contribute to making your tender to surface as the best amongst all responses.



Title Closing Date Tender No.
Repair of leaking water pressure tower at Ext 4 reservoir 2019-12-13 12:00 RFQ NO: 8/3/2-105/2019
Supply, installation and maintenance of new digital VHF repeater system including two way radio’s for a period of 3 years 2020-01-10 14:00 SCM 21/2020
Supply and delivery of plumbing sockets 2019-12-09 12:00 B2272019/20
Supply and delivery of office furniture 2019-12-09 12:00 B228/2019/20
Design Of Knysna Municipality Brand Manual 2019-12-10 12:00 RFQ 129/2019/20
Panel Of Service Providers: Communications & Marketing Professional Services 2019-12-10 12:00 RFQ 130/2019/20
Supply and Delivery of Road Signs 2019-12-11 12:00 131/2019/20
Service Provider To Repair Community Hall in Ward 2 2019-12-12 12:00 RFQ/878
Supply and delivery of Agricultural items for LED Ukulima Projects to the ZDM 2019-12-17 12:00 ZDM024/2020
Supply & delivery of Hi-Ex foam generator- water tubing foam 2019-12-12 10:00 DSP0004315
Supply & delivery of pest control products. 2019-12-12 10:00 DSC0023067
Supply & delivery of reducing bushes stainless steel 2019-12-12 10:00 DIC0029671
Supply & delivery of fire brigade uniforms 2019-12-12 10:00 DSP0004323
Supply & delivery of Promotional Items – Drakenstein Municipality 2019-12-12 10:00 DCG013500
Supply and Delivery of Two (2) Fibreglass Security Guardhuts 2019-12-06 12:00 FQ/DES/2019-20/245
Provision for the supply, design and print of the EWSETA strategic documents for 2020 2019-12-10 13:00 EWSETA/RFQ/60/2019
Cleaning of center of Technology 2019-12-10 11:00 Rfq01-810/11/2019
Allycad Proficiency Course 2019-12-06 12:00 FQ/DHR/2019-20/244
Civil Designer Training 2019-12-06 12:00 RFQ/DHR/2019-20/243
Supply and Delivery Of Reinforced Panel Fencing – Bunkerhill Field B 2019-12-06 12:00 RFQ/DCOMS/2019-20/242


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