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.
Request for Expressions of Interest (Consulting Services– Firms Selection) Disaster Recovery Site Construction for African Union Mission Critical Services (SAP System) 2017-09-01 15:00 AUC/AHRM/QCBS/-2017
Mowing of Goedehoop Cemetery 2017-08-21 14:00 W101800133
Mowing of Old Strand Cemetery 2017-08-25 14:00 W101800132
Supply and delivery of 1 box of dynabead 2017-08-22 16:00 R061800107
Supply: 000ml inorganic ventures icp standard 2017-08-22 16:00 R061800106
Supply and delivery of 1 box of EasyStain DAPI (80 tests) and 1 box of EasySeed (10 vials) 2017-08-17 16:00 R061800105
Supply: 00g unilab saar5822650em sodium dihyd orthophosphate anhydrous 2017-08-17 16:00 R061800104
Supply: Pots & plants 2017-08-17 16:00 R061800102
Supply: Araucaria heterophylla x 125l 2017-08-17 16:00 R061800101
Supply, deliver and installation of pots. 2017-08-17 16:00 R061800108
Supply: Stationery for the mayors office 2017-08-18 11:00 A081800056
Facilitator to conduct a workshop on cultural diversity for high school youth 2017-08-23 09:00 W071800065
Mowing of Gordons Bay cemetery 2017-08-21 14:00 W101800134
Mowing of Lwandle cemetery 2017-08-21 14:00 W101800135
Supply: Cable accessories 2017-08-17 15:00 R021800194
Supply and delivery of CAT Book SANA 10142 code 2017-08-18 11:00 A08180025B
Service Provider to design and implement murals for the Langa Heritage Project 2017-08-25 09:00 W071800076
Underground Mining Civil Works and Construction 2017-09-01 12:00 2017G080
Supply: Guard rail;galvanised;3.81m 2017-08-17 12:00 A021800203
Supply: Stone; crushed; hornfels 2017-08-17 14:00 A021800202

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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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