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.
Major service to diesel storage tank (1400lt) supply 5000lt -companies must be registered on CIBD. 2018-06-01 11:00 ZNQ 111/ 2018
The Construction of 2.000kms of Local Gravel Road L3212 Between Chainage 0.000 Km to 2.000 in Ndwedwe Local Municipality 2018-06-28 11:00 ZNT373T/ 3/ C2930/ 188/ S/ 1/ 2018- 2019
Repairs and Refurbishments of West End Community Health Center at Nelson Mandela Metro - PE 2018-06-29 11:00 SCMU3- 17/ 18- 0361- HO
Major service to storm water drains -Company must be registered on CIBD. 2018-06-01 11:00 ZNQ 113/ 2018
Bidders are hereby invited to provide office accommodation for the FAIS Ombud in Pretoria East and Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa for a period of 3 years with the option to exit after 2 years 2018-06-26 11:00 RFP 30/ 2018
Major service to medical vacuum pumps -companies must be registered on CIBD (2ME. 2018-06-01 11:00 ZNQ 115/ 2018
Bidders are hereby invited to provide office accommodation for the FAIS Ombud in Pretoria East and Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa for a period of 3 years with the option to exit after 2 years. 2018-06-25 11:00 FAIS 2018/ 19- 02
Major Service to medical gas banks (oxygen, medical air, nitros) -companies must be registered on CIBD (2ME) 2018-06-01 11:00 ZNQ 114/ 2018
Drilling of borehole at Ezimpondweni Clinic 2018-06-01 11:00 ZNQ 63/ 18/ 19- C
The Appointment of a service provider to provide business continuity solution to Companies Tribunal for a period of two (2) years 2018-06-15 11:00 CT/ 001 (18/ 19)
Supply and install wall mounted industrial fans 65 cm x 20 2018-06-08 11:00 ZNQ 049/ 2018- 19K
Provision of General Building and Grounds Maintenance Services-Kwazulu-Natal 2018-06-15 11:00 SAMRC/ FMPGB& GMS/ 2018/ 02
Consulting services to conduct an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for fuel station with truck staging area within the COEGA Special Economic Zone (CSEZ). 2018-06-18 12:00 CDC/ 236 / 18
Provision of General Building and Grounds Maintenance Services-Gauteng 2018-06-15 11:00 SAMRC/ FMPGB& GMS/ 2018/ 03
Supply and deliver 05x Lexmark ink cartridge X654X31E. 2018-06-01 11:00 ZNQ 66/ 18/ 19- H
Supply: Book manuscript size A4 2 quire = (qty) 100 units. 2. Book manuscript size A4 4 quire = (qty) 50 units. 3. Pens medium ball black = (qty) 300 units. 4. Stapler desk type = (qty) 50 units. 5. Staples for hem 012601 = (qty) 100 units. Specifications attached to the document 2018-06-01 11:00 ZNQ 21/ 18- 19
Provision of Office Accommodation:Free State North WestProvOffice for a period of 5 years. 2018-06-29 11:00 13/ 2018
Supply: 1. Paper photocopying white bond 80 gsm a3 - (qty) 30 boxes 2. Paper photocopying white bond 80g a4 - (qty) 120 boxes specifications attached to the document. 2018-06-01 11:00 ZNQ 24/ 18- 19
Alterations & Refurbishment of Legal Aid SA Benoni Office 2018-06-29 11:00 17/ 2018
Supply 1. Clear garbage bags 40 micron 910mm x 760mm= (qty) 100 pkt (100 pcs per packet) 2. Red garbage bags 40 micron 910mm x 760mm= (qty) 100 pkt (100 pcs per packet) 3. Red garbage bags 40 micron 350mm x 300mm= (qty) 100 pkt (100 pcs per packet). 2018-06-01 11:00 ZNQ 35/ 17- 18, 18/ 18- 19

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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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