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 delivery of School Uniform in Msukaligwa Local Municipality 2018-02-22 12:00 160/2017
Provision of Audio Codecs to Sentech SOC LTD for a period of three (3) years with an option to extend for an additional 2 years. 2018-03-21 12:00 SENT/040/2017-18
Provision of Proficiency Testing Services By Inter-Laboratory Comparison for the Gert Sibande District Municipality Water Laboratory for period of 3 years with provision of registration on annual basis 2018-02-22 12:00 158/2017
Renovation of Boipelo/Reivilo hostel. 2018-03-23 12:00 SCM/SS19/2017/2018
Provision of Waste Water Sampling Scoops/ Dippers to the Gert Sibande District Municipality Water Quality Laboratory. 2018-02-23 12:00 165/2017
Supply: Bolt cutter, Axe 2018-02-22 12:00 GD11800747
Review of municipal health services plan 2018-03-06 12:00 3170
Supply: Chain, Drill bit, Hammer 2018-02-22 12:00 GD11800748
Supply: Corkscrew, Flexiback, Sewer snake, Assembly tool. 2018-02-22 12:00 GD11800749
Installation of Anti Climb, Anti Cut Fencing Material for the Gert Sibande District Airport (Re-Advert) 2018-02-23 12:00 91/2017
Supply Abrasive belt 2018-02-22 12:00 GD11800746
Supply, Delivery and Training in the Operation of a Hover Drone 2018-02-23 12:00 161/2017
Supply SA pine flooring 2018-02-23 12:00 GG11800703
Provision of Gases to Perform Analyses for Gert Sibande District Municipality Water Laboratory for the period of 3 years. 2018-02-23 12:00 159/2017
Supply and delivery of Sanitary hygiene services for the period 1 July 2018 tot 30 June 2021. 2018-03-23 12:00 Te
Appointment of a service provider for the provision of advertising services (creative media planning and buying services). 2018-03-23 11:00 NEPO/079/2018
Appointment of a service provider for renewable energy and smart energy saving lighting systems. 2018-04-06 11:00 ESUS/2017/21
Supply, delivery and registration of a 14 seater combi 2018-03-22 12:00 FTM/TS72/17/18
Hiring of Audio Visual Equipment and Related Professional Services: Career Expo @ Belhar Indoor Sport Centre @ 17.03.2018 @ 07:30-15:30 2018-02-26 09:00 SM11800371
Roads and storm water master plan 2018-03-27 12:00 FTM/TS71/17/18

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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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