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.
MBDA seeks quotes from accredited service providers to supply and deliver: 5 x i5 Notebooks and Accessories 2018-02-26 11:00 BDA0218519
Supply and Delivery of 40 Rolls, 30 M Each, 4 Mm Galv. Mild Steel Stay Wire - 5 Strand (Plse Note: Not 7 Strand) 2018-02-28 11:00 SQ02181171
Supply & Delivery of 70mm X 3c 11kv Fibre Glass Straight Joint Boxes with all Accessories 2018-02-28 11:00 SQ02181171
Supply and Delivery of Bituminous Compound for Cable Joints, Black In 12,7 Kg Containers. Compound 15426/127. 2018-02-28 11:00 SQ02181171
Supply and deliver Bookbinding Tape,36mm x 15mtr.3M or approved equal 2018-02-27 11:00 SQ02181169
Supply and deliver Envelopes 2018-02-27 11:00 SQ02181169
General Cleaning Services at Muizenberg Electricity 2018-02-26 12:00 SH11800107
Supply and deliver Reflective Bibs in sizes Small,Medium & Large 2018-02-27 11:00 SQ02181169
Job Creation - Horticultural Maintenance for Ward 79 - Mitchell’s Plain 2018-03-02 14:00 SN11800560
Supply and deliver Fine Filling Sand 2018-02-27 11:00 GQ02181689
Job creation - Horticultural Maintenance for Ward 81 -Mitchell’s Plain 2018-03-02 14:00 SN11800561
Supply and deliver BUSH SOIL 2018-02-27 11:00 GQ02181689
Supply and deliver Fine Grit,White 2018-02-27 11:00 GQ02181689
Job Creation- Horticultural maintenance for Ward 82 - Mitchell’s Plain 2018-03-02 14:00 SN11800562
Supply & Delivery of Nuclear Density Gauge /Moisture Gauge, Including Training on Device 2018-02-28 11:00 GQ02181692
Horticultural maintenance of Westridge Community Parks -Mitchell’s Plain 2018-04-27 14:00 SN11800563
Supply: Clothing 2018-02-27 10:00 GA11800439
Supply: Safety shoes 2018-03-01 10:00 GA1180253A
Supply: custom motorcycle boot 2018-02-27 10:00 GA1180412A
Supply: 1x 2Seater couch division multi blue seat and back and 1x single seater arm couch-divison multi blue seat and back vertical lines 2018-02-26 12:00 GL11800570

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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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