10 Principles When Pricing Your Tender

Many people ask the question "how must we work out our tender price?", but there is no simple answer, because every tender is different, e.g. a tender for the supply of furniture will have a different pricing structure than a tender for the supply of food for a government function. So, to provide individual pricing techniques would be very difficult.

In general, there are these ten points that must be dealt with when calculating price:

The 3 Principles of Tenders in South Africa

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.

2 items that determine tender pricing

Article by Werner van Rooyen

www.howtotender.co.za

31 January 2019

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.
Appointment of a service provider to Develop an in-house Management Information System (MIS) for the Chemical Industries Education and Training Authority on the 80/20 PPPFA, as amended. 2019-06-21 11:00 CHIETA- MIS- 04- 2019/ 20
Appointment of a Service Provider for Provision of a Management Information System (MIS), Maintenance and Support to the Chemical Industries Education and Training Authority from the award date to 31 March 2020 on the 80/20 PPPFA, as amended 2019-06-21 11:00 CHIETA- MIS- 03- 2019/ 20
Supply, delivery, installation, commissioning and support of a computer numerical control (CNC) machines for the mechanical division at iThemba Labs for eight years 2019-07-04 11:00 NRF/ iThemba LABS/ 2019 – 20: 06
Request for Proposal (RFP) for the appointment of a service provider to conduct ground water sampling and laboratory analysis services for a period of 36 months 2019-07-08 12:00 SFF/ 2019/ 047
Request for Proposal (RFP) for the appointment of a service provider to supply weed control & alien vegetation services at the Saldanha and Milnerton tank farms for a period of 36 months 2019-07-08 12:00 SFF/ 2019/ 048
Request for proposals: appointment of a suitable service provider for rental, supply, deliver and maintainance including warranty of rugged tablets for a period of three (3) years 2019-07-01 11:00 NHBRC 03/ 2019
Request for Proposal (RFP) for the appointment of a service provider for the Leasing, Installation and Maintenance of VOIP telephones system at Parow, Milnerton, Saldanha and Ogies Offices. 2019-07-08 12:00 SFF/ 2019/ 050
Request for Proposal (RFP) for the appointment of a service provider to Supply, Install, Support and Maintenance of Video Conferencing boardrooms for SFF Parow, Milnerton, Saldanha and OGIES 2019-07-08 12:00 SFF/ 2019/ 049
Provision of Traffic Law Enforcement Training Facility 2019-07-02 11:00 RTMC BID 05/ 2019/ 20
Leasing of property to be used as vehicle impounding facility and office space for RTMC Law Enforcement unit for a period of three years with an option to extend. 2019-07-01 11:00 RTMC BID 04/ 2019/ 20
Appointment of a Service Provider for Provision of Cleaning and Sanitizing Services at Housing Development Agency, 6th Floor, Pier Place, 31 Heerengracht Street, Cape Town In Western Cape For The Period Of Three (3) Years 2019-06-27 11:00 HDA/ CPT/ 2019/ 001
Appointment of a service provider to provide security guarding services for Block G which is situated on the dti campus for a period of 3 years. 2019-06-28 11:00 dti 04/ 19- 20
Appointment of a service provider to provide microbial analysis laboratory services to Inkomati- Usuthu Catchment Management Agency for a period of thirty-six (36) months 2019-07-05 11:00 IUCMA/ 004/ LABMICROBIAL/ 2019
Appointment of a service provider to provide chemical analysis laboratory services to the Inkomati- Usuthu Catchment Management Agency for a period of thirty-six (36) months. 2019-07-05 11:00 IUCMA/ 003/ LABCHEMICAL/ 2019
Appointment of a Service Provider to Render Standard Cleaning Hygiene and Car Wash Service In Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District Office for a Period of Twenty four (24) Months 2019-06-28 11:00 NWTEN02( 003)19/ 20
Appointment of a Service Provider To Render Standard Cleaning Hygiene Service In NWPSSC MEGA City for a period of twenty four (24) months 2019-06-28 11:00 NWTEN02( 005)19/ 20
Appointment of service provider to decommission, supply, install and commission a public address evacuation system (hardware and software) at the HSRC Pretoria building. 2019-06-28 11:00 HSRC/ 03/ 2019/ 20
Appointment of a Service Provider to Render Standard Cleaning Hygiene and Car Wash Service In Ngaka Modiri Molema District Office for a Period of Twenty four (24) Months 2019-06-28 11:00 NWTEN02( 004)19/ 20
Appointment of a service provider to render a standard cleaning and hygiene service for a period of 24 months for the Port Shepstone Office in the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform: KwaZulu-Natal 2019-06-28 11:00 SS- KZN 7/ 1/ 6/ 3 (719) 3S
Rendering of physical security services at Brits Labour Centre for a period of 24 months 2019-07-04 11:00 BRT- LNW- 06/ 2019

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The 8 steps in the Tender Adjudication process

By W van Rooyen

www.howtotender.co.za

31 January 2019

It is important to understand the Adjudication process when one responds to a Tender or Request for Proposal. If you have these 8 steps under control when responding to tenders, changes are good that you will proceed to the next round.

Here are 8 steps in the adjudication process that Organs of State will most often follow in determining which bidder will win the tender:

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