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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Appointment of an Event Management Service Provider for South African Tourism India 2017-09-11 12:00 SAT INDIA 002/ 17
South African Tourism is inviting proposals from reputable service providers operating in the UK, in a bid to be appointed as a preferred Social Media Marketing Agency agency to South African Tourism. 2017-09-11 12:00 SAT UK 004/ 17
The South African Social Security Agency invites expression of interest from potential service providers for the contracting of medical practitioners (individuals and/or firms) to conduct medical assessments for SASSA Mpumalanga Region for a period of three (3) years 2017-09-12 11:00 SASSA: 07/ 17/ GA/ MP
The South African Social Security Agency hereby invites proposals from Service Providers for the Provision of ICT Support, Maintenance and Service Desk Services for a Period of Three (03) Years. 2017-09-08 11:00 SASSA: 05/ 17/ ICT
The South African Social Security Agency hereby invites proposals from Service Provider to Provide the Hosted Email Filtering Services the South African Social Security Agency for a period of three years. 2017-09-12 11:00 SASSA: 06/ 17/ ICT
Supply, delivery and installation of warning lights and sirens to the South African Police Service nationally for a period of two (02) years 2017-09-15 11:00 19/ 1/ 9/ 1/ 57TV (17)
Rendering provident fund services to Robben Island Museum 2017-09-13 11:00 RIM EXE 02- 2017 / 2018
Supply, delivery, installation, maintenance and servicing of two (2) x-ray scanner machines at Robben Island Museum 2017-09-15 11:00 RIM EST 03- 2017 / 2018
Provision of Security services to RTMC Midrand Offices 2017-09-11 11:00 RTMC BID 11/ 2017/ 18
Appointment of a panel of Road Safety Researchers for period of three years 2017-09-08 11:00 RTMC BID 09/ 2017/ 18
Supply and Delivery of New Vehicles 2017-09-08 11:00 SAMRC/ HPRUVEHICLES/ 2017/ 25
Appointment of a Travel Management Company for the PSETA 2017-09-15 11:00 TRAVEL/ PSETA/ 2017- 08
Field work verification and Heritage impact assessment of the SKA1_mid Radio Telescope and Associated Infrastructure. 2017-09-08 11:00 NRF SKA PEP6 001 2017
1 units - Book shelf tier, wooden mahogany finish - With lockable caster wheels for easy mobility - and other items (see description for details) 2017-08-30 11:00 A 107/ 17- 18
The Appointment of an Independent Research Company to provide Research Services on a study on the state of transformation on behalf of the National Film and Video Foundation. 2017-09-12 14:00 RFT 01/ 2017
14 units - Four drawer Steel Steel Filling cabinet, Color Ivory. 06 units - Steel Stationery cupboard 2doors, Color Ivory. 06 units - Turn A File 4 tier, Color Ivory 2017-08-30 11:00 A 108/ 17- 18
Appointment of a Qualified ICT Service Provider to Develop an Integrated Grant & Learner Management Information System (GLMIS). 2017-09-18 11:00 Corp/ 2017/ 07
192 units - Foldable chair- (ceres folding canteen chairs durable plastic). 2017-08-30 11:00 A 111/ 17- 18
09 Units - Coffee Table - Rio Oval Shape 1400w x 450H: Mahogany Finish 2017-08-30 11:00 A 109/ 17- 18
Provision of managed ICT Services for a period of 3 years. 2017-09-07 11:00 CONHILL/ 01/ FAC/ 2017

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Functionality and Tenders

In all competitive bids (tenders) you as the bidder will have to respond to Functionality. You will need to score a set minimum number of points, measured as a percentage, on Functionality of a competitive bid (tender) in order to advance to the next phase of evaluation in the tender process.

Usually Organs of State evaluate competitive bids (tenders) as follows:

  • The tender response is evaluated on Functionality where the bidder must score points out of a maximum of 100 points.
  • A threshold of between 65 to 75 out of 100 points... Read More
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