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.
16200 Units X Bags Garbage 40 Micron Red 910mm X 760mm. (Sample Required) 2018-07-04 11:00 ZNQ 208/ 18
Rendering of a Cleaning Service at Internal Audit Division for a Period of Three (03) Year. (Proqurement Plan Number: DOD PROC PLAN 17-18/ CCS (IAD/873). 2018-07-23 11:00 CPSC- B- PC- 015- 2018
60 Cases X Swabs Cotton Wool Absorbable Sterile - 1gm. (400 Pouches In A Case) (Sample Required) 2018-07-04 11:00 ZNQ 211/ 18
Motheo district: 24 Months preventative maintenance of standby generator in State Building (CIDB grading 3ME or 3EB or higher and 2MEPE or 2EBPE or higher) 2018-07-17 11:00 BL18/ 017
Bags refuse clear 1010x810 - 50 microns (100/Pkt) x 255 Pkts 2018-06-29 11:00 ZNQ 15- 2018/ 19
Diaspect Hemoglobin Cuvette (Box of 100 Pcs) 2018-06-29 11:00 ZNQ 272/ 17- 18
Motheo District: 24 months servicing and repairs to kitchen equipment (CIDB grading 1EB or 1ME or Higher). 2018-07-17 11:00 BL18/ 016
Fezile Dabi District: 24 Months Preventative Maintenance, Servicing and Repair of High Tension Installation (CIDB Grading 3EP or Higher and 2EP PE or higher). 2018-07-17 11:00 BL18/ 015
Supply and Install High Density Filling Shelves 2018-07-06 11:00 ZNQ 274/ 16- 17
Dube TradePort invites proposals from suitably qualified, experienced and independent professional service providers to provide maintenance and repair works to the Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) for a period of three (3) years. 2018-07-23 11:00 DTP/ RFP/ 08/ PRO/ 06/ 2018
Ppam Aid Set 2018-06-29 11:00 ZNQ 335/ 16- 17
Supply and Deliver Sterisheet 900 X 900 Green 100 Sheet per Balle 2018-07-12 11:00 ZNQ00143/ 2018- 19
Service, repairs & maintenance of electrical ht transformer, mini-substation & switch gears to various areas within the jurisdiction of Port Elizabeth area for the period of twenty four months. 2018-07-17 11:00 PET12/ 2018
Preventative maintenance, servicing & repairs of standby generators within the Port Elizabeth area office jurisdiction for the period of twenty four (24) months. 2018-07-17 11:00 PET11/ 2018
Service Mortuary Fridges From A To G 2018-07-12 11:00 ZNQ00144/ 2018- 19
Service autoclave X 01. 2018-06-29 11:00 ZNQ: 8978/ 18 NIEM
T Shirts & Golf Shirts 2018-06-29 11:00 ZNQ 50/18
Service 2x4200l bulk tank and 1x1166l holding tank. 2018-06-29 11:00 ZNQ: 896918 NIEM
Tracksuits 2018-06-29 11:00 ZNQ 49/18
Washing Powder 25kg Bags 2018-06-29 11:00 ZNQ 48/ 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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