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.
Appointment of a service provider for installation of flags and flagpoles as part of phase five of flag in every school project for the 2018/2019 financial year. 2018-07-13 11:00 DAC 07/ 18- 19
Supply and Delivery of Four (04) x Fully Integrated Slit Lamps for 1 Military Hospital. 2018-07-25 11:00 CPSC- B- M- 029- 2018
Supply,Delivery and Maintenance of Fifteen (15) x Trauma Stretchers for 1 Military Hospital 2018-07-30 11:00 CPSC- B- M- 028- 2018
Appointment of a service provider to curate and manage South Africa’s participation in the 58th International Art Exhibition in Venice from 11 May 2019 to 24 November 2019. 2018-08-03 11:00 DAC 08/ 18- 19
ARC requires the design, supply, delivery, installation and commissioning of a Disposable Vaccine Production System which, includes amongst others, the design of the process flow, equipment and disposable bags. 2018-07-23 11:00 ARC/ 31/ 10/ 17
Appointment of a service provider to implement a SANS 1734 Anti-Bribery Management within CIDB and conformity assessment. 2018-07-23 11:00 RFB20001
Invitation to service providers to submit proposals for the appointment of a travel agency (s) to render travel, accommodation, conference and venue hire management services to the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC). 2018-07-27 11:00 CIPC BID NUMBER: 03/ 2018/ 2019
1 Unit - Tunnel Dishwashing Machine With Drier Unit With Inlet and Outlet Tables, and Dosing Unit for Chemicals - 1080 X 715 X 1535 X 10mm - Install, Connect Plumbing and Electric Wiring. (Specification Attached on the Documents) 2018-07-04 11:00 190/ 18
Invitation to bidders to submit proposals to perform cosourced internal audit services including IT audit for a period of thirty six (36) months. 2018-07-24 11:00 CIPC BID NUMBER: 04/ 2018/ 2019
Supply of forty Three (43) 4-Section Hydraulic Hospital Beds for Ward C1d East at Tygerberg Hospital 2018-07-20 11:00 TBH 209/ 2018
The BANKSETA is seeking to appoint a suitably experienced Service Provider /s who is/are located in South Africa to facilitate Career Guidance Workshops for Life Orientation Teachers/Educators across provinces to be agreed upon with the BANKSETA 2018-07-13 11:00 BS/ 2017/ RFB064
Request for Proposals to appoint a service provider to render a security guarding services in Western Cape and Port Elizabeth for a period of 16 months. 2018-07-23 11:00 ARC/ 03/ 06/ 18
Procurement, Deployment, Support, Maintenance and Training of a Next Generation Firewall, Web Application Firewall and Next Generation Internal Local Firewall Solution for Department of Social Development (DSD) for a period of 3 years 2018-07-10 11:00 RFB 1761/ 2017
The innovation Hub Management Company (SOC) invites potential services providers to submit bids for Cleaning Services. 2018-07-16 11:00 TIH/ 2018/ 03
Bloemfontein High Court: Rendering of cleaning services for a period of 24 months. 2018-07-17 11:00 BL18/ 014
Supply and delivery of Safes, Pistol, Domestic, Wall Mounted B1 to the South African Police Service for a period of two (2) years 2018-07-13 11:00 19/ 1/ 9/ 1/ 166 TD (17)
Rendering of Cleaning and Hygiene services for a period of three years at Lephalale Office. 2018-07-19 11:00 LLIMP18- 2018
Rendering of cleaning and hygiene services for a period of three years at Phalaborwa office. 2018-07-19 11:00 LLIMP21- 2018
Appointment of Service Providers for the Maintenance of Three Thousand Delivered Shova Kalula Bicycles in the Following Two Provincial Clusters: Cluster One; 1500 Bicycles In Estern Cape and Kwa-Zulu Natal and Cluster Two; 1500 Bicycles In Limpopo and North West 2018-07-13 11:00 DOT/ 03/ 2018/ PT/ 01/ 02
Internal Audit Services 2018-07-20 11:00 Internal audit/ FPM/ 06- 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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