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

www.how2tender.com

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

www.how2tender.com

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

www.how2tender.com

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.

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Title Closing Date Tender No.
Supply and delivery of Water and Waste Water Material 2017-10-23 11:00 INF-W24/2017/2018
Provide Training in Risk Management 2017-09-22 16:00 ENQUIRY NUMBER: 2017-18/022
Short Term Provision of Harbour Pilot Services Using a Leased Helicopter on an “as and when required” Basis for the Ports of Richards Bay & Durban 2017-10-24 10:00 RB2017/47
Provision of Laundry and Related Services at Nelson Mandela Central Hospital and Mthatha Regional Hospital, Eastern Cape for a period of 18 months 2017-10-24 11:00 SCMU3-16/17-0159-HO
Supply: Hardware items 2017-09-21 12:00 R051800267
Limpopo and Thohoyandou Security Services 2017-10-24 12:00 RFP/RIS/2017/34
Provide Training in Social Media 2017-09-22 16:00 ENQUIRY NUMBER: 2017-18/023
Manufacture and supply of estimated quantities of distribution class surge arresters on an “as and when” required basis for distribution division. 2017-10-26 10:00 CORP4142
Construction of Saul Mkhizeville Bus and Taxi Route 2017-10-26 12:00 MKHO008/2017/18
Provide Training in Stakeholder Relations 2017-09-22 16:00 ENQUIRY NUMBER: 2017-18/024
Supply: 3 each x 450mm sluice gate gate valve with frame 2017-09-22 14:00 A021800374
Provision of Physical Security Services at SABC Mpumalanga for a period of three years 2017-10-26 12:00 RFP/RIS/2017/33
Pool of Contractors for Civil, Buildings, Works/Services in Graeter Tzaneen Municipality 2017-10-27 12:00 SCMU 15/2017
Provide Training in Sub Editing and Proof Reading 2017-09-22 16:00 ENQUIRY NUMBER: 2017-18/025
Construction of the Rustplaas 1ml/Day Wastewater Treatment Works 2017-11-01 12:00 MKHO14/2017/18
Construction of the Rustplaas Sewer Reticulation Network 2017-11-01 12:00 MKHO15/2017/18
Sale of Residential Erf. 3702 in Oak Street Railton, Swellendam 2017-11-03 12:00 SMT10/17/18
Provide Training in Crisis Communications 2017-09-22 16:00 ENQUIRY NUMBER: 2017-18/026
Supply: Bricks 2017-09-25 14:00 A021800395
Supply and delivery of Programmable Paddle Jar Tester at Withoogte 2017-09-22 12:00 6/5/2/160

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Functionality and Tenders

In all competitive bids (tenders) you as the bidder will have to respond to Functionality. You will need to score a set minimum number of points, measured as a percentage, on Functionality of a competitive bid (tender) in order to advance to the next phase of evaluation in the tender process.

Usually Organs of State evaluate competitive bids (tenders) as follows:

  • The tender response is evaluated on Functionality where the bidder must score points out of a maximum of 100 points.
  • A threshold of between 65 to 75 out of 100 points... Read More
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