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.
Corporate Conference and Travel Management Services 2017-11-16 11:00 IEC/ WC- 08/ 2017
Corporate Conference and Travel Management Services 2017-10-31 11:00 IEC/ NC- 03/ 2017
Corporate Conference and Travel Management Services 2017-10-25 11:00 IEC/ LP- 04/ 2017
Corporate Conference and Travel Management Services 2017-11-13 11:00 IEC/ KZN- 02/ 2017
Corporate Conference and Travel Management Services 2017-10-30 11:00 IEC/ FS- 06/ 2017
Corporate Conference and Travel Management Services 2017-11-06 11:00 IEC/ NW- 02/ 2017
Corporate Conference and Travel Management Services 2017-11-08 11:00 IEC/ MP- 05/ 2017
Supply: 12 Month contract for the provision of pest control services as per the attached specification 2017-10-20 11:00 ZNQ 0063/ 17
Erection of a perimeter security fence and bush clearing at Signal School, Simon’s Town 2017-10-26 11:00 SPSC- B- 015- 2017
Request for proposal for the upgrading of open text MBPM V9 to open text process suite including extended open text enterprise content management 2017-10-20 11:00 GNP- 017- 17
The RAF invites experienced, suitably qualified Forensic firms to be listed on the Panel of Forensic Experts. 2017-10-19 11:00 RFP: RAF/ 2017/ 00055
The HRDC is seeking proposals from institutions to carry out midterm review of the NIHRD Plan 2014-2018. 2017-10-20 11:00 Q217115
Supply and deliver Dermatome ZNQ: 582/ 17- 18
Supply and Delivery of 604 x Cylinder Euro Double Interactive MK TLO system Locks with 3 keys per Cylinder (Proqurement Plan Number: DOD PROC PLAN 17-18/714). 2017-10-19 11:00 CPSC- B- M- 052- 2017
Cutting Of Grass of Portlands hall 2017-10-31 14:00 SN11800313
Mananga Water Reticulation 2017-10-20 12:00 NK/23/2016
Supply and delivery of electical training panels 2017-10-20 14:00 CD61/2016
Provision of Banking Services 2017-11-07 12:00 KLM/PBS/09/2017
Construction of Splitter Box and Guardhouses at Howick Wastewater Works and Midmar Water Works 2017-10-19 12:00 2018/019
Re - development lease of Windsor Hotel, Mthata 2017-11-30 12:00 ECDC/012 W1NH/9/2017


Functionality and Tenders

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  • The tender response is evaluated on Functionality where the bidder must score points out of a maximum of 100 points.
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