Sub-contractors versus Consortiums and Joint Ventures

5 reasons why Joint Ventures fail

Joint ventures are collaborative arrangements where two or more businesses decide to collaborate for a common purpose such as bidding for a tender.

There are many examples of successful Joint Ventures, such as  Sony-Ericsson, Virgin Mobile India Limited, Nokia (Siemens AG and Nokia Corp), Cadbury Schweppes PLC Carlyle Group Joint Venture and Chery Jaguar Land Rover Automotive Company. They  are all well-known and are very lucrative. But having a Joint Venture does not guarantee success.

5 rules to remember when bidding through a Joint Venture

By Werner van Rooyen

5 October 2015

www.how2tender.com

If you want to bid for a specific tender and do not have all the necessary skills, recourses, infrastructure or capital you can always look for partners with whom you can join forces through Joint Ventures. A JV can bring you the success you want without being trapped in a never ending partnership or shareholding scenario.

Joint Ventures - important tool in the Tender Process

By Werner van Rooyen

14 September 2015

www.how2tender.com

On 1 May 2015 the Amended B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice came into effect. These Amended Codes have a major impact on the B-BBEE Scores of all businesses that participate in B-BBEE in South Africa. The bottom line is that the B-BBEE scoring levels have changed drastically. If a company does not have any sort of Black Ownership it is going to be very difficult to achieve a decent B-BBEE Score.

Tenders and Joint Ventures

By Werner van Rooyen

www.how2tender.com

14 April 2014

Do not under estimate the power of Joint Ventures because many tenders have been awarded to Joint Ventures and many more tenders will be awarded to Joint Ventures.

8 things you must know about Joint Ventures

By Werner van Rooyen

6 October 2014

One of the most popular types of business arrangements that are being used by South Africans, in the Tender environment, is Joint Ventures. There are eight things that you must know about Joint Ventures:

  1. Definition

A Joint Venture is a strategic cooperation where two or more people and/or companies agree to contribute goods, services and/or capital to a common commercial enterprise for the purpose of a specific tender or request for proposal.

10 Strategies to apply for Joint Ventures Partners

By W van Rooyen

www.how2tender.com 

10 November 2014

Joint Ventures can be very lucrative business relationships. In previous articles about Joint Ventures we have talked about the eight things you must know about Joint Ventures as well as how Tenders and Joint Ventures work.

Today we concentrate on the ten strategies that any entrepreneur should apply when choosing Joint Ventures partners.

10 features of a good Joint Venture Agreement

By W van Rooyen

www.how2tender.com

19 January 2015

A Joint Venture is a good business idea to compete for tenders if one does not have all the necessary expertise that are required for a specific tender. The thing to remember though is that you must have a solid Joint Venture Agreement in place for your Joint Venture. A good, rock solid Joint Venture Agreement will protect the participants to the Joint Venture.

Consortiums versus Joint Ventures

By Werner van Rooyen

16 March 2015

www.how2tender.com

It is common business practice to form a Joint Venture when one responds to a tender, especially if you do not have all the expertise required for the specific tender. But Joint Ventures can be complicated to form and to find the correct partner for the Joint Venture can be challenging. There is an alternative option. You could go into a consortium when responding to a tender.

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Title Closing Date Tender No.
Appointment of a capable service provider to manage gym / wellness centre for the Department of Sport & Recreation South Africa for a period of three years 2018-08-24 08:00 SRSA001/ 2018- 19
Servicing of Genset -{960&240- Hour Service and Annual Electrical Service} at Psychiatric,Pabx And Odtc Genset Plant as per Specification 2018-08-06 11:00 ZNQ 403/ 18- 19
Repairs to UPS Complete. 2018-07-27 11:00 ZNQ 42- 2018/ 19
Major Service to Intaka Generator. 2018-07-27 11:00 ZNQ 36- 2018/ 19
Major service to Fire Fighting Equipment. 2018-08-27 11:00 ZNQ 38- 2018/ 19
Empty, De - Sludge and Clean Out Sewer Sump Tank X 2 2018-07-30 11:00 ZNQ 81/ 2018/ 19
Major Service to Fire Detection. 2018-07-27 11:00 ZNQ 37- 2018/ 19
Major Service to 3 Autoclaves. 2018-07-27 11:00 ZNQ 33- 2018/ 19
Appointment of a service provider to provide security services to the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture for a period of thirty six (36) months. 2018-08-10 11:00 NCDSAC- 002- 2018/ 19
Service provider to service air-conditioner at Qulashe clinic, the company must be CIDB 1ME or above x 01 unit: Kilometers = +/- 52km. 2018-08-02 11:00 110/ 2018/ 2019NSI
Once-off supply of bench-top digital Plankton Image Scanner for acquisition of high resolution images of liquid immersed zooplankton specimens to aid software-based species identification and enumeration 2018-08-20 16:00 NRF/ SAEON/ PLNKIMSCAN/ 2018
Supply and delivery of two new 6m to 6.5m Category C (15 nautical miles offshore) research semi-rigid vessels with trailers for SAEON (South African Environmental Observation Networks), in Port Elizabeth. 2018-08-20 16:00 NRF/ SAEON/ SMALLVESSELS/ 2018
Service provider to repair Ahuja Ssb-45m Pa System x 01 unit 2018-08-02 11:00 108/ 2018/ 2019NSI
Provision of security services 2018-08-20 12:00 MTK 10/ 2018
Service provider to replace miranti door with a double alluminium door for paeds entrance service provider must be CIDB grade 1GB x 01 unit. 2018-08-02 11:00 163/ 2017/ 2018NSI
Service provider to service air-conditioner at Sphamandla clinic, the company must be CIDB 1ME or above x 01 unit kilometers = +/- 18km 2018-08-02 11:00 115/ 2018/ 2019NSI
Demarcation Tape 2018-08-13 12:15 10383891
Service provider to service borehole pump, the kilometers from St. Apollinaris Hospital to the clinics (single trip to) is Malenge Clinic x 01 (+/- 27km); Riverside clinic x 01 (+/- 18km); Qulashe clinic x 01 (+/- 52km) 2018-08-02 11:00 81/ 2018/ 2019NSI
Service provider to service air-conditioners at gateway clinic, the company must be CIDB 1ME or above x 8 units. 2018-08-02 11:00 114/ 2018/ 2019NSI
Finger Print Pads “micro porous” 2018-08-13 12:45 10383914

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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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