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.
Provision of Water and Sanitation Services to Zamelisizwe (Emis No. 298812) Primary School And Siqongweni (Emis No. 268138) Secondary School in Umgungundlovu District, KwaZulu-Natal 2017-12-01 12:00 CDC/337/17
Supply, delivery, install and training of equipment, tools and machinery to identified schools (grade 10-12) offering technical subjects for the contractual duration of three (3) years within the four Provincial districts 2017-12-04 11:00 EDU 09/17 NW
Supply and delivery of Pumps and Pump Spares to Eskom Power Stations as and wehn required for a 3 Years Period 2017-12-05 10:00 MPGXC004923
Appointment of a SMME service provider for tracking system related services for a period of 3 years 2017-12-06 11:00 FMB 009-2017/2018
Supply, Packaging and Distribution of Grade 8 & 9 Ltsm Technology Kits for the Contractual Duration of Three (3) Years 2017-12-04 11:00 EDU 07/17 NW
Supply, Packaging and distribution of Grade 10 & 12 Ltsm Science Kits to Further Education and Training (FET) Schools for the contractual duration of three (3) years 2017-12-04 11:00 EDU 08/17 NW
Tender for the supply, delivery, installation and commissioning of equipment for the upgrading of Soshanguve 132/11Kv substation: three year period. 2017-12-12 10:00 USD EE 12-2017/18
Tender for the supply, delivery, installation and commissioning of equipment for the upgrading of Bronkhordtspruit 132/11kV substation: three year period. 2017-12-11 10:00 USD EE-14 2017/18
Tender to appoint a service provider for once-off supply and delivery of Breathalyzer devices with a maintenance plan and monthly supply of consumables at Rooiwal Power Station: Three year period. 2018-01-17 10:00 USD EE 18-2017/18
Tender to appoint a service provider for the once-off supply, delivery and off-loading of a front-end loader at Rooiwal Power Station 2018-01-18 10:00 USD EE 19-2017/18
Tender to appoint a service provider for the once-off supply, delivery and off-loading of two tractors at Rooiwal Power Station. 2018-01-19 10:00 USD EE 20-2017/18
Provision of Armed And Unarmed Security Guards for a fixed period of thirty six (36) months 2017-12-01 12:00 MKHO28/2017/18
Supply, Delivery, Installation, and Commissioning of 2x 40mva 88/11kv Transformers at Mkhondo Local Municipality Phillip Greyling Substation 2017-12-04 12:00 MKHO29/2017/18
Rope Access Cleaning Services for the Period of 3 Years at Kendal Power Station 2017-12-06 10:00 MPGXC004925
Website Design and Hosting for a period of Three years. 2017-11-30 11:00 DTA 668152
Supply_ Install_ Commission and Maintain the Fleet Management System for the City of Umhlathuze 2017-12-04 12:00 8/2/1/UMH209-17/18
Supply and delivery of Pumps and Pump Spares to Eskom Power Stations as and wehn required for a 3 Years Period 2017-12-05 10:00 MPGX004923
Manufacture and Supply of 2 x NEC/NER/AUX TRF 44KV 360A 31 for Critical Department in Gauteng Operating Unit 2017-12-07 10:00 DX752
Cremation and Burial Pauper/ Destitute Persons within the NMBM area 2017-12-07 11:00 SCM/18-35/S
Cash Deposit Security Services 2017-12-07 11:00 SCM/18-91/S

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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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