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.
Supply and Delivery of Notebooks, PC and Screen 2018-02-27 12:00 297/2017/18
Supply & Delivery of Borehole Maintainance Spares to Mopani District Municipality for 36mothns Multi-framework contract 2018-03-27 12:00 MDM 2017-055/1
Supply Electrical components 2018-03-01 11:00 GH11800433
General electrical domestic maintenance and minor construction work 2018-02-28 12:00 299/2017/18
Design, Provision and Management of a Wide Area Network for Hessequa Municipality 2018-04-06 12:00 HES-ICT 03/1718
Supply: Stay rods,spreaders and battery chargers 2018-03-01 11:00 GH11800435
Supply: Electrical components 2018-02-26 11:00 GH11800434
Supply: Tension cable display stands 2018-02-22 10:15 GL11800588
The supply of energy service goods for low income households 2018-02-26 12:00 GL1180546A
Supply: Cutlery and Crockery 2018-02-21 12:00 GL11800587
Procurement of Service Provider on a three (3) years Contract to profile application for advertised positions 2018-03-20 11:00 LDPWRI-HR/17005
Supply: Folding table and chairs 2018-02-26 12:00 GL11800586
Supply and Delivery of Sporting Equipment for Strandfontein AFC at Strandfontein Sports Ground 2018-02-26 12:00 GG11800721
Provision of Commercial Banking Services: All Provincial Departments 2018-03-08 11:00 TC/LP 19/ 2017
MBDA seeks to apoint a service provider for a 12 months period to provide sanitation services to the Athenaeum 2018-03-01 11:00 BDA0218522
Supply: Care packs 2018-02-26 12:00 GG11800730
Supply: meranti door frame 2018-02-26 12:00 GG11800718
Hire of portable chemical toilets mayoral event – Cape Town Games for older persons @ Green Point Athletics Stadium on 2 and 3 April 2018. 2018-03-02 09:00 SM11800378
MBDA seeks registered and accredited Tour Guide service providers to provide quotes for operating the tours at the Campanile 2018-02-28 11:00 BDA0218521
Metal TV cages required at Elsies River and Adriaanse Libraries. 2018-02-28 09:00 SM11800383

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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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