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If one looks at the General Procurement Guidelines that National Treasury issued to Government Departments, it is clear that Government wants the tender process to be fair, equitable, transparent, competitive and cost-effective exactly as Section 217 of the Constitution of South Africa requires.

4 REQUIREMENTS FOR START-UPS

In the tender process it is essential that an enterprise has experience in the industry that it wants to tender in. In fact, the more experience the enterprise has, the better its chances of being awarded a tender.

Can a startup enterprise be awarded a tender? The answer to this question can only be made by the Organ of State that has issued the tender. But, there are definitely some things that a startup can do to ensure that it subscribes to the minimum requirements of a tender.

These minimum requirements are:

Three Challenges to Starting a Business to Tender

Every day the average business owner faces different challenges in the tender process. Several challenges keep on repeating themselves over and over again especially when you are a start-up business or if you opened a company with the specific intention to respond to tenders. These challenges are:

1. Experience

Start-ups

By Werner van Rooyen

www.how2tender.com

24 March 2014

In the tender process it is essential that an enterprise has some experience of the supply that it wants to tender on. In fact, the better the enterprise is with its supply the better its changes of being awarded a tender.

Starting your own business

By Werner van Rooyen

www.how2tender.com

21 July 2014

Starting your own business in South Africa can be a daunting task. Just ask anyone who has done it and has been successful. There are so many things that need to be taken into consideration when starting your own business.

Ease of opening a business

By Werner van Rooyen

www.how2tender.com

25 August 2014

South Africa was recently rated 44th when comes to the ease of doing business according to a survey that is done yearly by the World Bank. This is all good and well if you are an overseas investor with a lot of money and looking for new places to invest in. However, if you are a South African with little or no money, doing and or starting a business in South Africa can be a daunting task!

5 Facts to remember when starting a business

Article by W van Rooyen

www.how2tender.com

5 January 2015

These days it is not uncommon for entrepreneurs to start a business solely for the purpose to respond to tenders or request for proposals. The fact is that in South Africa it has become a fulltime job to respond to tenders, especially if you want to do business with Organs of State or with large Private Sector entities.

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Title Closing Date Tender No.
Supply and deliver blood alcohol kits x 100 kits 2018-05-25 11:00 08/ 2018/ 19
Facial nerve monitoring for ENT surgery period: 12 months 2018-05-31 11:00 ZNB 23/ 2018- 2019
Construction of new Southey Community Library: CIDB grading 7GB or higher. 2018-06-22 11:00 PWR 63/17
Construction of new Southey Community Library: CIDB grading 7GB or higher. 2018-06-22 11:00 PWR 63/17
Supply bandages and dressing (see description for details) 2018-05-28 11:00 06/ 18- 19
The appointment of a service provider to render Municipal Finance Management Act (act 56 of 2003) regulations on minimum competencies training to ERWAT Employees. 2018-06-22 12:00 ERW201801/TNDR-001
Acquisition of office Accommodation Measuring Approximately 2017sqm and 27 Parking Bays 2018-06-20 11:00 NST18/ 018
Supply and delivery of diagnostic sets to all hospitals/ institutions under the control of the Department of Health, Western Cape Government for a three year period. 2018-06-15 11:00 WCGHCC007/ 2017
Repairs and renovations Contract period: Six (06)Calendar months 2018-06-18 11:00 ZNTL 03426 W
Supply and installation of air-conditioners at East London Airport. 2018-06-22 12:00 RFQ10614
Supply and Deliver Portable Tonometer - Rebound Technology. 2018-05-25 11:00 ZNQ0097/ 18/ 19
Appointment of service provider for the supply of Internet Services to Sentech SOC Ltd for a period of three (3) years with optional extension of two (2) years. 2018-06-22 12:00 SENT/007/2018-19
Remedial works to roof coverings and accessories at Dl1 Hospital as per specification 2018-06-11 11:00 ZNQ 981/ 17- 18
Supply and Deliver Ophthalmic Laser, ND, Yag, Photo-Disruptive 2018-05-25 11:00 ZNQ0098/ 18/ 19
Gowns 2018-05-30 11:00 ZNQ: 78/ 2018/ 19
Professional services (management and supervision) for the dry dock pump house upgrade, civil works, trenching and resurfacing and ancillary plinths in the port of Durban. 2018-06-26 10:00 TNPA 729
Contract for Cleaning of Buildings (4 Months) 2018-05-30 11:00 ZNQ: 71/ 2018/ 19
Appointment of a Service Provider to Provide Ticket Sales Services for the South African State Theatre for a period of three years 2018-06-15 14:00 SAST/ 2018/ TICKET SALES
The Supply and Delivery of Dry Rations, Juices Dried Fruit & Veg, Canned Fruit & Veg, Canned meat etc to the Department of Defence (Cape Metropole Area). 2018-11-22 11:00 SPSC- B- 019- 2018
Aprons plastic disposable 2018-05-30 11:00 ZNQ: 79/ 2018/ 19

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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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