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 to render strategic and special projects management services 2017-11-15 11:00 DAC 12/ 17- 18
Pest control of hospital and residents = 12 months 2017-11-06 11:00 ZNQ 452/ 17/ 18
The appointment of a private security contractor to render a security service at the Aquarium Building, Beach Road, Sea Point, Western Cape Province For a period of 2 years. 2017-11-10 11:00 4.4.12.4/ MLRF 149/ 18
Advanced SIPAP non invasive ventilation machine X 1(specifcation attached) 2017-11-01 11:00 190/ 10/ 17
Supply vaccine fridges = 02 each 2017-10-30 11:00 ZNQ 450/ 17/ 18
Supply: 30 Units, Hyluronic acid VFF (volume restoration factor) 30 10mls 2017-10-30 11:00 ZNQ: 788/ 17/ 18
Invitation to service providers for the supply of laptops and desktops to CIPC on a “as and when” basis under a warranty and support contract for three years (36 months) 2017-11-22 11:00 CIPC 16/ 2017/ 2018
Repair a main gate at Gate way clinic 2017-10-30 11:00 ZNQ 294/ 17/ 18
For rendering of security (guarding) services at the national museum (nm), no: 36 Aliwal Street, Bloemfontein and Oliewenhuis Art Museum, no 16 Harry Smith Street, Bloemfontein for a period of thirty six (36) months. 2017-11-13 12:00 NMSE/ 2017/ 001
Supply and Delivery of Cartridges for Tswelopele Correctional Centre :Supply Chain: Period: ONCE-OFF :Area Commissioner :Kimberley Management Area:Department of Correctional Centre:Free state and Northern Cape Region: 2017-11-20 11:00 KBY 02/ 2017
Supply 11 x Disclaimer with prohibited sign for 11 clinics 11 x services board for 11 clinics 2017-10-30 11:00 ZNQ 401/ 17/ 18
Supply, Delivery and Offloading of Coal Peas for a period of 02 years to the following Management areas: Johannesburg, Leeuwkop 2017-11-22 11:00 GTC 11/ 2017
Supply lounge suite 3 piece 2017-10-30 11:00 Supply lounge suite 3 piece
Cape Town: 1 & 3 Dorp Street and 4 Leeuwen Street: General cleaning of office space for a period of 36 months 2017-11-22 11:00 S091/ 17
Paarl: EMDC West Coast Winelands: General cleaning of office space for a period of 36 months. 2017-11-22 11:00 S088/ 17
Supply, Delivery and Offloading of Coal Peas for a period of 01 year to the following Management areas: Baviaanspoort, Zonderwater, Kgosi Mampuru II 2017-11-21 11:00 GTC 9/ 2017
George: Rensburghof Building: General cleaning of office space for a period of 36 months. 2017-11-22 11:00 S089/ 17
George: York Park Building: St John Street: General cleaning of office space for a period of 36 months. 2017-11-22 11:00 S087/ 17
Supply and install fire hose and reel 2017-10-30 11:00 ZNQ 402/ 17/ 18
The provision of recess external high pressure cleaning/touch-up painting services: Cape Town: Parliament Complex: SONA 2018 2017-11-10 11:00 CPT 1010/ 17

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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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