During the past week it has become clear that there is this misconception that if you have a registered business you are ready to tender. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Business people assume that if they have a registered company, a tax clearance certificate and a B-BBEE certificate they are bound to be successful in responding to tenders.

Ease of doing business in South Africa

By Werner van Rooyen


16 May 2014

Sometimes it feels that it is really impossible to start a business in South Africa. It also feels that it is very difficult to do business in South Africa. But how difficult is it really?

Expanding your business

By Werner van Rooyen


9 June 2014

So you have started your business and you have survived the crucial first two years. Everything is going well in your business, you can finally afford to take a holiday and you do not have to work day and night to make ends mead.

To tender is not a business

By W van Rooyen


8 December 2014

On our How2tender.com website we have a contact us page. The idea with this page is to answer questions from entrepreneurs regarding our website should there be something on the website that is unclear or just normal run of the mill questions regarding our products and services. The problem is that we get a lot of weird questions and requests through this page.


Title Closing Date Tender No.
Outsourcing of the Layout, Printing and Distribution of the Department of Defence Strategic Plan, Annual Performance Plan and Annual Report for a Period of Three (03) Years. 2018-06-28 11:00 CPSC- B- PC- 013- 2018
Contract for the Supply, Delivery, Installation and Maintenance of Security Camera System Services for a Period of Two (02) Years at DOD School of Catering. 2018-06-25 11:00 CPSC- B- PC- 012- 2018
The Tribunal has outsourced its internal audit function and through this Request for Proposal (RFP) is requesting proposals from potential bidder(s) for the provision of Internal Audit Services for the Tribunal. 2018-06-29 11:00 RFP/ 2018- 2019/ 001/ Internal Audit
Repairs and Refurbishments of West End Community Health Centre at Nelson Mandela Metro-PE. 2018-06-29 11:00 SCMU3-17/18-0361-HO
Appointment of Service provider for the Printing and Mailing of Consumer Accounts. 2018-06-25 12:00 82/2018
Raw Materials for disposable and Hygienic sanitary products 2018-06-25 12:00 KGO024052018
Supply and Installation of Conrete Palisade Fencing at Thulamahashe Dumping Site 2018-07-15 12:00 BLMW012
Tenderers are invited for the rendering of street cleaning services within the Worcester Central Business Area for the period ending 30 June 2020 to the Breede Valley Municipality. 2018-06-29 11:00 BV613
Cleaning of private plots with “Bossiekappers” and Weedeaters, as and when required, for a period of three years from date of appointment. 2018-06-25 12:00 COM016 OF 2018
Request For Proposals WAM1 network design solution 2018-07-20 16:00 ATNS/HO/RFP/WAM1 NETWORK DESIGN SOLUTION/20/07/2018
Request For Proposals WAM1 Shelters and Civil Works 2018-06-29 16:00 ATNS/GARDENSERVICES/04/20/2018
Re-Issue_The Supply and Delivery of Stationery to Medupi Power Station Project. 2018-06-25 14:00 R-PS(M)2017/HM/04
Banking services for uMlalazi Municipality 2018-07-16 12:00 31/17/18
The South African Weather Services (SAWS) wishes to extend its services through the identification of partners who can generate revenue from the development, marketing and sales of industry specific products and services. A Request for Information (RFI) is therefore being issued to evaluate potential partnership opportunities available in the market. 2018-06-29 11:00 RFI-01/2018
Appointment of Service Provider for the Rehabilitation and Reconstruction of Merriman Street, George. 2018-06-25 12:00 T/ING/021/2018
Appointment of Service Providers to manage third party payments for George Municipality. 2018-06-25 12:00 FIN030/2018
Cleaning Services for Transnet Engineering Saldanha. 2018-07-19 10:00 TE18-SLD-1FF-3163
Civil Maintenance of Eskom Buildings in Standerton and Thuthukani on an “as and when required basis” 2018-06-26 10:00 MPGXC005166
Design, Manufacture, Supply, Installation, Testing and Commissioning of a new Automated Test Bench for Coach Business. 2018-06-26 10:00 TE18-SRX-1DF-03218
Supply and services contract no. 6 of 2018 – section 11. Provision of a general cleaning and garden service at the Municipal Market, Pietermaritzburg. 2018-06-26 12:00 SUPPLY AND SERVICES CONTRACT No. 6 OF 2018 – SECTION 11


Tender adjudication process

The SBD/WCBD6.1 document must form part of all bids invited.  It contains general information and serves as a claim form for preference points for Broad -Based Black Economic Empowerment (B -BBEE) Status Level of Contribution, and explains how tenders or bids are decided.

The document says:

  • The bidder obtaining the highest number of points will be awarded the contract.
  • Preference points shall be calculated after prices have been brought to a comparative basis.
  • Points scored will be rounded off to two decimal places... Read More
Free Keyword search

Search all tender notices for FREE!

No subscription or registration required!

You can also search by the reference of the the tender.

Advanced search

Search by Issuer, Region or Sector, individually, or using any combination of the three.