10 Principles When Pricing Your Tender

We are often asked how to work out a tender price? But there is no straight answer because every tender is different. The fact is that a tender for the supply of furniture will have a different pricing structure to that of the supply of food for a government function. So to provide individual pricing techniques would be very difficult.

In general, there are ten points that must be considered when calculating price. These are:

The 3 Principles of Tenders in South Africa

By Werner van Rooyen

7 September 2015

www.how2tender.com

Tenders in South Africa are based on three principles:

  1. Functionality
  2. Price
  3. B-BBEE

Functionality

Tenders and Pricing

By Werner van Rooyen

www.how2tender.com

17 March 2014

One of the most important parts of any tender is pricing.

All tender documents will tell you that it is not necessarily the lowest bid that will win the tender and that there are also other factors that influence the final decision. This might be true but be assured that you will lose more tenders than you will win if you have the highest price. Make sure you price your tender correct.

Direct and Indirect Costs: 2 items that determine tender pricing

Article by Werner van Rooyen

www.how2tender.com

13 October 2014

Many bidders that respond to tenders struggle when it comes to calculating a price for a specific tender. One of the reasons for this is that a large number of small business owners are usually new to the tender process and therefore they lack the necessary experience to price their bids correctly.

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Title Closing Date Tender No.
The appointment of service provider to implement the Animal and Veld Management Programme (AVMP) Soil Rehabilitation Project in Tot Hier Toe Land Reform Farm in The Heilbron Area in Ngwathe Local Municipality within Fezile Dabi District Municipality in the Free State Province. 2018-08-10 11:00 PSSC- RID- FS 0001 (2018/ 2019)
Appointment of the Service Provider to Render Travel Management Services for a period of 36 months 2018-08-14 11:00 IPID 03 - 18/ 19
Appointment of service providers to implement the Animal and Veld Management Programme (AVMP) Soil Rehabilitation Project in driekoppen & Seymour Land Reform farm in the Senekal area in Setsoto Local Municipality within Thabo Mofutsanyana District Municipality in the Free State Province. 2018-08-10 11:00 PSSC- RID- FS 0002 (2018/ 2019)
Polycarbonate soup bowls x 550 2018-07-30 11:00 ZNQ 136/ 2018/ 19
Appointment of a service provider to test and benchmark the performance and quality of services (QoS) for voice and data services for a period of six (06) months in four (04) provinces on an 80/20 PPPFA 2000, Preferential Procurement Regulation: 2017 2018-08-22 11:00 ICASA 03/ 2018
Appointment of a Service Provider for Comprehensive Hygiene Services for a period of three (3) years 2018-08-10 10:00 HSRC/ 12/ 2018/ 19
Consulting services for legal expert services to redraft the dispute settlement mechanism and establishment of its institutions – enhancing the single African Air Transport Efficiency 2018-08-03 15:00 AUC/IED/C/277
Appointment of service providers to implement the Animal and Veld Management Programme (AVMP) Soil Rehabilitation Project in Rietfontein Land Reform Farm in the Soutpan Area in Masilonyana Local Municipality within Lejweleputswa District Municipality in the Free State Province. 2018-08-10 10:00 PSSC- RID- FS 0004 (2018/ 2019)
Appointment of a panel of training providers 2018-08-13 11:00 GPAA 09/ 2018
Appointment of service providers to implement the Animal and Veld Management Programme (AVMP) Soil Rehabilitation project in Rietfontein Land Reform Farm in the Soutpan area in Masilonyana Local Municipality within Lejweleputswa District Municipality in the Free State province. 2018-08-10 11:00 PSSC- RID- FS 0003 (2018/ 2019)
Appointment of a Service Provider for the Provision of Traffic Contravention Management and Collection System, Back Office Support, Supply and Deployment of Traffic Law Enforcement Equipment in the Gauteng Province for a period of 60 months (05 years). 2018-08-10 11:00 GT/ GDCS/ 084/ 2018
Queenstown Magistrates Court: Provision of cleaning services for a period of twenty four (24) months. 2018-08-14 11:00 PEC11/ 2018
Double bed base set x7; 363l Combi fridge with water dispenser x14 2018-07-27 11:00 169/ 018/ 019
Panel of Service Providers for the Provision of Transportation Services to Gauteng Department of Community Safety for a Period of Twenty Four Months (2 Years). 2018-08-10 11:00 GT/ GDCS/ 085/ 2018
Service oil pots including change off oil x2 (see description for more items) 2018-07-30 11:00 ZNQ 258/ 18
Dimbaza Magistrates Court: Provision of cleaning services for a period of twenty four (24) months. 2018-08-14 11:00 PEC10/ 2018
Provision of Courier/Delivery Services to the Driving License Card Account (DLCA) for a period of twenty four (24) Months, at 459B Tsitsa Street, Erasmuskloof, 0105. 2018-08-10 11:00 DLCA/ 2018/ 02
Port Elizabeth: Gelvandale Magistrates Court: Provision of cleaning services for a period of twenty four (24) months. 2018-08-14 11:00 PEC09/ 2018
Department of Rural Development and Land Reform invites suitable service provider to supply, deliver and offload three (3) recycling Bailing Machines for Joe Gqabi recyclers at Senqu, Elundini and Water Sisulu Local Municipalities under Joe Gqabi District in the Eastern Cape Province 2018-08-13 11:00 DRDLR: EC 001(2018/ 2019)
Service threatre lights and repair if needed 2018-07-30 11:00 ZNQ 254/ 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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