As you know the Government has launched the Central Supplier Database on 1 September 2015. One of the purposes is "the establishment of a Central Supplier Database (CSD) that will result in one single database to serve as the source of all supplier information for all spheres of government.

How to Register on the Central Supplier Database

On 28 September 2015 we published an article about the Government's Central Supplier Database and the fact that any company who wants to do business with South African Government Entities has to register on this database. Since then we have had an overwhelming response from Small, Medium and Micro Enterprise (SMME's) owners requesting help to register on the CSD.

Registering on the Central Supplier Database

On 1 September 2015 the Government's Central Supplier Database was launched by the Minister of Finance Mr Nhlanhla Nene. The idea behind the Central Supplier Database is to centralise supplier's data to simplify Government's procurement processes. It also aims to reduce costs to both Government as well as Suppliers to Government.

The Minister said that this Supplier Database will enable a new approach towards:

Database supplier registration

By Werner van Rooyen

14 July 2014

I often wonder what the use is to register as a supplier on a supplier database of Organs of State. I mean to say, I have registered with more Organs of State than I can remember and I really can`t say that me or the companies I have registered have received any work from these Organs of State purely on the basis of our registration.


Title Closing Date Tender No.
Appointment of Maximum of Five (5) Suppliers for the Supply of Office Stationery and Printing Consumables for a Period of 5 Years. 2018-04-24 11:00 TCTA/EWSS/STAS/2017/015
Supply,deliver & fit Hydroboil Geysers with the pipes & fittings on 4;5 & 6th floor at the Murray & Roberts Building in Govan Mbeki avenue 2018-03-29 11:00 GQ03181718
Installation and maintenance of meters 150MMØ and larger. 2018-04-26 11:00 SCM/17-111/S
Clearing of Municipal and Private erven for a contract period ending 30 June 2021. 2018-04-26 12:00 SC 1853/2018
Supply and deliver Water Meter Spares Connectors item no.HZ 005-40 tail pieces (pairs) cap and lining S.A.N.S. 10525/1 Appproved 2018-03-23 11:00 SQ03181188
Supply and deliver Water Meter Spares Connectors copper to copper cap & lining size 25mm 2018-03-23 11:00 SQ03181188
Supply and deliver Couplings Straight 40MM polypropylene for HDPE pipe,approved Heavy Duty only. 2018-03-23 11:00 SQ03181188
Supply and deliver one new bus with a seating capacity of between 8 and 10 seater to Majuba TVET College 2018-04-09 12:00 CO 17/03 C Rev 02
Supply and deliver Bursting Disc Bs&B Type Xn in 316 stainless steel 2018-03-23 11:00 SQ03181188
Supply and deliver STOCK BRICKS. 2018-03-23 11:00 SQ03181188
Provision of Multi-Functional Office Machines for a contract period ending 30 June 2021. 2018-04-26 12:00 SC 1870/2018
Provision of Hygiene Services for a contract period ending 30 June 2021. 2018-04-26 12:00 SC 1871/2018
Completion of Qumbu Town Hall and Municupal Offices. 2018-05-02 12:00 CQTHMO-EQ-MLM 2017/18
Service provider to repair high mastlights in ward 07 and 08. 2018-04-03 12:00 RFQ / 381
Supply and delivery of layers, cages and feeding trays. 2018-04-04 12:00 RFQ / 383
Supply and delivery of protective wear for Councillors. 2018-04-04 12:00 RFQ / 384
The Zululand District Municipality hereby invites all suitable qualified service providers to assist the Municipality with the provision of advertising support services for a period of at least three (3) years. 2018-04-30 12:00 ZDM 062/2017
Professional services providers for the provision of traveling agent services for at least a period of one year with an option to extend for further two years (expression of interest/methodology proposals). 2018-04-23 12:00 ZDM049/2018
Tenders are invited for the RENTAL & REFILL of OXYGEN & ACCETYLENE cylinders. 2018-03-28 11:00 GQ03181709
Appointment of a service provider to manufacture, supply, deliver and install furniture to the Motheo Artisanal Development Academy. 2018-04-19 11:00 Proc TS24


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
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