Tender scoring and tender fraud

Article by Werner van Rooyen

We are frequently asked if there is a possibility that some tenders are awarded fraudulently. The short answer is no.

Last week we attended a briefing session of the National Department of Health. These briefing sessions are always interesting, specifically those requesting the supply of pharmaceutical products. These products are very specialized and only companies with the correct credentials can actually respond to these tenders.

Tenders and Fraudulent Certificates

By W van Rooyen


27 October 2014


Title Closing Date Tender No.
Mscoa Project Manager 2018-07-30 12:00 29/05/2018
Appointment of a service provider for the installation of streetlights in ward 23. 2018-08-10 11:00 EES 03/2018
Supply and Delivery of 1000x Round Neck T-Shirts for Youth Career Exhibition. 2018-07-30 12:00 RFQ / 433
Design, Editing, Printing and Distribution of GKM Monthly Newspaper. 2018-08-13 12:00 GKM 03-18/19
The MBDA seeks to appoint a service provider to assist in supporting staff and management to understand how a matrixbased organisation works, what are the risks and opportunities 2018-07-25 11:00 BDA0718577
Travelling and Accommodation. 2018-08-13 12:00 GKM 01-18/19
Supply and delivery of PPC Sure build Cement to Sans 50197-1 In 50kg, 3ply Paper Bags 2018-07-27 11:00 SQ07181234
Supply and Deliver Boxes of Joko Tea (200 Bags Per Box) 2018-07-26 11:00 GQ07181837
Supply and Deliver boxes of Rooibos Tea (80 Bags Per Box) 2018-07-26 11:00 GQ07181837
Supply and Deliver 2.5kg White Sugar. 2018-07-26 11:00 GQ07181837
Supply and delivery of five vehicles. 2018-08-14 12:00 GKM 05-18/19
Supply and Deliver Full Cream Milk, Long Life. 6x1 Litres Packs. 2018-07-26 11:00 GQ07181837
Specification for the appointment of service provider to supply and delivery Semi-Automatic 9MM Fire Arm pistols, Holsters, Cleaning Kits and 9MM Ammunition for a period of three [3] years. 2018-08-16 11:00 CS&TM 03/18/19
Supply and Deliver COFFEE, Frisco or equal 2018-07-26 11:00 GQ07181837
Development of Internal Capital Adequacy Process. 2018-08-16 11:00 RFP 15/18/19/Internal Capital Adequacy Assessment Process/KN
Provision of Commercial Property for Purchase - Polokwane - Limpopo. 2018-08-17 11:00 05/2018/19
Manufacturing and Installation of Bus Shelters and the Construction of Bus Stops and associated civil works. 2018-08-20 12:00 T/ING/024/2018
General Building Maintenance Services at various Central Grid Substations on an as and when required basis for a period of three (3) years. 2018-08-24 10:00 CORP4493
Appointment of a service provider to provide diesel for SAPS Switching Centres, Nodal Point Sites and High for period of twelve (12) months 2018-07-20 11:00 RFB 1769-2018
Request for proposals for the appointment of a service provider to render Cleaning Services to the Unemployment Insurance Fund. 2018-08-27 11:00 UIF2/2018


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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