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.
Manufacture, supply and delivery of dipping warning sign boards for Limpopo, Department of Agriculture and Rural Development 2018-03-20 11:00 ACDP 17/55
Supply and Fit 600 x 600 non-slip porcelain tiles at Albow Gardens Clini 2018-03-08 09:00 SM11800386
Tenders are invited for the Provision of Consulting Services Sanas Accreditation 2018-02-28 11:00 CSQ02181224
Supply & Delivery of 150mm X 3c 11kv Fibre Glass Joint Boxes Complete with all accessories 2018-03-02 11:00 SQ02181172
Installation of Odour Control System at Foxtrot Sewerage Grinding Facility 2018-03-16 12:00 RFQ 57725
Supply and delivery of Kitchen appliances 2018-02-28 11:00 GQ02181694
Upgrading of Mshenguville wetland park 2018-03-16 12:00 JCPZ/CID01/2017
Innercity Parks Upgrade 2018-03-16 12:00 JCPZ/CID04/2017
Bosmont Stream Rehabilitation 2018-03-16 12:00 JCPZ/CID05/2017
Diepsloot Rehabilitation 2018-03-16 12:00 JCPZ/CID06/2017
Construction of Stretford Park Ablution Facilities 2018-03-16 12:00 JCPZ/CID07/2017
Trenching and installation of cables as and when required 2018-03-26 08:30 ENG012/2018
Leasing of Takkieskloof Holiday Resort 2018-04-06 12:00 HES-CORP 05/1718
Supply and delivery of protective clothing and equipment 2018-04-06 12:00 HES-GEN 05/1718
Supply Heavy duty earth clamps for welding cables 2018-02-23 11:00 GH11800431
Supply: ABB CM15 indicator 2 analogues in, 2 analogues out 2 dagital I/O and MODBUS RS 485 ABB-AIS-CM 15/2.S.M.S.0.E.0./STD 2018-02-28 11:00 GH11800429
Supply: Water distribution material 2018-02-28 14:00 GE11801131
Supply: Electrical accessories 2018-02-23 15:00 GJ11800685
Supply: Jeans 2018-02-28 10:00 GA11800450
Service for the movement of the data line from one office to the other office. 2018-02-27 14:00 SN11800564

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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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