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 Ms 170 or Approved Equivalent Lightweight Petrol Chainsaw 3,9kg, 1.3kw with 30cm Bar and Chain, Including Safety Wear 2018-07-26 11:00 GQ07181842
Supply, installation and management of a prepayment electricity vending system for three (03) years to Mbizana Municipality. 2018-08-20 12:00 MBIZ LM/01/07/18/FIN/ELECT
Supply and Delivery of Cordless Telescopic Pole Pruner 3,2kg, 36v With 30cm Bar and Chain, Including Safety Wear 2018-07-26 11:00 GQ07181842
Request for Information (RFI) on Multiple Gauge Freight three piece Wagon Bogies for Transnet SOC LTD operation as Transnet Engineering. 2018-08-21 10:00 TE18-BFX-05G-04574
Supply and delivery of twelve grey 1800 x 300 x 450mm two compartment lockers, including forty eight (48) feet to be fitted onto locker. 2018-07-26 11:00 GQ07181843
Provision of a manufacturing facility in zone 1A of The Elidz. 2018-08-21 12:00 EB/ASP2/03/18/Z1A
Supply and Deliver 10 Reams CF Pink NCR Paper 2018-07-30 11:00 GQ07181838
Construction of Izixhotyeni Access Road. 2018-08-21 12:00 MNQ/SCM/04/18-19
Supply and Deliver 10 Reams CFB Green NCR Paper 2018-07-30 11:00 GQ07181838
Supply and Deliver 10 Reams CFB Yellow NCR Paper 2018-07-30 11:00 GQ07181838
Supply and Deliver 10 Reams Cf White Ncr Paper 2018-07-30 11:00 GQ07181838
Construction of Dyam-Dyam Access Road. 2018-08-21 12:00 MNQ/SCM/05/18-19
Supply and Deliver 10 Reams CB White Ncr Paper 2018-07-30 11:00 GQ07181838
Construction of Lower Toboshane Access Road. 2018-08-21 12:00 MNQ/SCM/06/18-19
Supply and delivery of various valves on an as and when required basis for a period of five (5) years. 2018-08-22 14:00 MAT00312
Tenders are invited to clear 2m strip either side of Riverstone Road from Chequers pl to Bangor Street,Kabega 2018-07-27 11:00 CSQ07181353
Design, Manufacture, FAT, Delivery of new 400V AC Unit Boards System and Associated Equipment to Site, Offloading, Rigging, Erection, Installation, Site Testing and Commissioning for Units 1 - 4 at Drakensberg Power Station. 2018-08-23 10:00 E/LH3681
Tenders are invited to clear all BUSH off ERF 3713 as well as ERF 3693 at Hilltop Road,Lovemore Lake 2018-07-27 11:00 CSQ07181353
Tenders are invited to clear all BUSH off open ERF behind 50 Aloe street, Forest Hill 2018-07-27 11:00 CSQ07181353
Completion of Libode Social Development Offices – including remedial works. 2018-08-23 11:00 SCMU5-18/19-0016

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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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