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.
Construction of Kanana New, Police Station: North West Province 2018-08-08 11:00 19/ 1/ 9/ 1 / 58TB (18)
Appointment of a service provider to administer the legal practice council elections for a period of four (4) months. 2018-08-02 11:00 RFB 2018 02
Construction of three New Deep Rural Police Stations: Cluster 1:Huku, Ntamonde And Mdeni: Eastern Cape Province 2018-08-08 11:00 19/ 1/ 9/ 1/ 54TB(18)
Appointment of a Service provider/s to provide the Department with the telephonic interpretation services between the Department and the External clients (Asulym Seekers and Refugees) in order to assist the Department in processing and managing the Asylum and Refugees. 2018-08-10 11:00 DHA15- 2018
Construction of three New Deep Rural Police Stations: Cluster 2:Tafalehashe, Mtombe and Tabase: Eastern Cape Province 2018-08-08 11:00 19/ 1/ 9/ 1/ 57TB(18)
Construction of Tshiame ( Makgolokweng ) New , Police Station: Free State Province 2018-08-08 11:00 19/ 1/ 9/ 1 / 56TB (18)
The Design, Layout, Editing and Publishing of the Border Management Authority quarterly Newsletter and the Design, Development and Maintenance of a website for the Border Management Authority Project Management office. 2018-08-10 11:00 DHA16- 2018
The appointment of a Service Provider to conduct Geographic Accessibility Study for the Department of Home Affairs. 2018-08-10 11:00 DHA17- 2018
To Carry Out a Service on the OCB & Switchgear & Oil Change at Townhill Hospital. 2018-08-16 11:00 ZNQ 36/ 18
Construction of Ennerdale New , Police Station: Gauteng Province 2018-08-08 11:00 19/ 1/ 9/ 1 / 55TB (18)
Leasing of office space for Department of Human Settlement comprising of 16000 sqm and 250 Parking Bays in Johannesburg CBD for a period of 2 years with an option to renew. 2018-08-16 11:00 RFP 09/ 07/ 2018
The appointment of a service provider to develop a feasibility report in relation to the establishment of a national training centre for the Environmental Management Inspectorate (EMI). 2018-08-10 11:00 Q- 114- 18- 19
False Bay TVET College invites bids for Swartklip Site Centre of Specialisation - Rigging: Repairs & Renovations to Existing Infrastructure 2018-08-13 11:00 FBC T9/ 2018
Appointment of a service provider to roll out training programme on the local government anti-corruption strategy and the Municipal Intergrity Management Framework for a period of twenty four (24) months. 2018-08-20 11:00 COGTA (T) 01/ 2018
Supply and deliver Adult and Paediatric clinical charts. 2018-07-27 11:00 86/ 2018/ 19
Service 6 x heat pumps and 10 x Water tanks 2018-07-30 11:00 ZNQ 80/ 2018/ 19
Post Service to air conditioners in hospital x 11 2018-07-30 11:00 ZNQ 138/ 2018/ 19
Supply: (A) Artemia cysts 500g x 20; Freeze dried decapsulated Artemia embryos 500g x 20 (B)Syndel Ovaprim 10ml x 20 2018-07-27 11:00 RFQ 000254
Construction of Silutshana Community Service Centres 2018-08-17 11:00 ZNT 2050/ 2017 LG
Construction of Meje Chc Phase 2 2018-08-13 12:00 CDC/ 17/ 18

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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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