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.
Construction of Kanana New, Police Station: North West Province 2018-08-08 11:00 19/ 1/ 9/ 1 / 58TB (18)
Appointment of a service provider to administer the legal practice council elections for a period of four (4) months. 2018-08-02 11:00 RFB 2018 02
Construction of three New Deep Rural Police Stations: Cluster 1:Huku, Ntamonde And Mdeni: Eastern Cape Province 2018-08-08 11:00 19/ 1/ 9/ 1/ 54TB(18)
Appointment of a Service provider/s to provide the Department with the telephonic interpretation services between the Department and the External clients (Asulym Seekers and Refugees) in order to assist the Department in processing and managing the Asylum and Refugees. 2018-08-10 11:00 DHA15- 2018
Construction of three New Deep Rural Police Stations: Cluster 2:Tafalehashe, Mtombe and Tabase: Eastern Cape Province 2018-08-08 11:00 19/ 1/ 9/ 1/ 57TB(18)
Construction of Tshiame ( Makgolokweng ) New , Police Station: Free State Province 2018-08-08 11:00 19/ 1/ 9/ 1 / 56TB (18)
The Design, Layout, Editing and Publishing of the Border Management Authority quarterly Newsletter and the Design, Development and Maintenance of a website for the Border Management Authority Project Management office. 2018-08-10 11:00 DHA16- 2018
The appointment of a Service Provider to conduct Geographic Accessibility Study for the Department of Home Affairs. 2018-08-10 11:00 DHA17- 2018
To Carry Out a Service on the OCB & Switchgear & Oil Change at Townhill Hospital. 2018-08-16 11:00 ZNQ 36/ 18
Construction of Ennerdale New , Police Station: Gauteng Province 2018-08-08 11:00 19/ 1/ 9/ 1 / 55TB (18)
Leasing of office space for Department of Human Settlement comprising of 16000 sqm and 250 Parking Bays in Johannesburg CBD for a period of 2 years with an option to renew. 2018-08-16 11:00 RFP 09/ 07/ 2018
The appointment of a service provider to develop a feasibility report in relation to the establishment of a national training centre for the Environmental Management Inspectorate (EMI). 2018-08-10 11:00 Q- 114- 18- 19
False Bay TVET College invites bids for Swartklip Site Centre of Specialisation - Rigging: Repairs & Renovations to Existing Infrastructure 2018-08-13 11:00 FBC T9/ 2018
Appointment of a service provider to roll out training programme on the local government anti-corruption strategy and the Municipal Intergrity Management Framework for a period of twenty four (24) months. 2018-08-20 11:00 COGTA (T) 01/ 2018
Supply and deliver Adult and Paediatric clinical charts. 2018-07-27 11:00 86/ 2018/ 19
Service 6 x heat pumps and 10 x Water tanks 2018-07-30 11:00 ZNQ 80/ 2018/ 19
Post Service to air conditioners in hospital x 11 2018-07-30 11:00 ZNQ 138/ 2018/ 19
Supply: (A) Artemia cysts 500g x 20; Freeze dried decapsulated Artemia embryos 500g x 20 (B)Syndel Ovaprim 10ml x 20 2018-07-27 11:00 RFQ 000254
Construction of Silutshana Community Service Centres 2018-08-17 11:00 ZNT 2050/ 2017 LG
Construction of Meje Chc Phase 2 2018-08-13 12:00 CDC/ 17/ 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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