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.
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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