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.
Bp Cuffs( Adults) 2017-11-03 11:00 ZNQ 94/ 17- 18
Supply, Delivery and Offloading of Coal Peas for a period of 01 year to the following Management areas: Boksburg, Modderbee. 2017-11-22 11:00 GTC 10/ 2017
Supply & delivery of otodynamics otoport lite 2017-10-27 11:00 ZNQ 278/ 17/ 18
Justice: Mtubatuba Magistrate Court: Provisioning of Cleaning and Hygiene Services for a Period of 24 Months. 2017-11-13 11:00 DBN17/ 10/ 02
Supply & deliver Crepe Bandage, type 2 knitted: Size 75mm 2017-10-27 11:00 ZNQ 229/ 17- 18
Supply and delivery of mild steel angles, reinforcing steel, bright steel bars, channel iron and square tubing for a period of 36 months (3 years): Department of Correctional Services 2017-11-20 11:00 DCS13/ 2017
Supply Bandage Plaster of Paris with leno weave base cloth. 2017-10-27 11:00 ZNQ 203 / 17- 18
Provision for security service for the College three sites 2017-11-10 11:00 INGWE/ 006/ 2017
Supply & deliver Conforming Bandage, close knit: Size 75mm 2017-10-27 11:00 ZNQ 231/ 17- 18
Supply, delivery of and off loading of shoe manufacturing materials to Witbank Management Area: Department of Correctional Services 2017-11-20 11:00 HO4/ 2017
06 months contract of cleaning of building at Dundee Regional Laundry Requirement: Bargaining Council Certificate for Cleaning 2017-11-01 11:00 346/ 2017/ 18
Supply, fit and commission Dental Chair System (Complete Package) according to HTS Specification C.E. NO. S86A (Surgical) 2017-10-27 11:00 ZNQ 201/ 17- 18
06 months contract cleaning of garden and grounds at Dundee Regional Laundry Requirement: Bargaining Council Certificate for Cleaning 2017-11-01 11:00 345/ 2017/ 18
Appointment of a service provider for the supply, delivery, commissioning and post purchase support of a field emission gun electron probe microanalyser 2017-11-20 11:00 CGS- 2017- 039KV
The rendering of a cleaning and hygiene services at the DOD archive center. 2017-11-20 11:00 CPSC- B- PC- 027- 2017
Supply and deliver Squint surgery set 2017-11-03 11:00 ZNQ: 684/ 17- 18
Opthalmic Autorefractor/ Autokeratometer/ Tonometer 2017-11-02 11:00 18/ 08/ 2017
Check and service medical gases as per scope of work 2017-11-02 11:00 60/ 2017- 18Maint
Appointment of a service provider to supply and service the discovery area hygiene services 2017-11-13 12:00 CDC/ 390/ 17
Check and service medical air compressors as per scope of work 2017-11-02 11:00 61/ 2017- 18Maint

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Functionality and Tenders

In all competitive bids (tenders) you as the bidder will have to respond to Functionality. You will need to score a set minimum number of points, measured as a percentage, on Functionality of a competitive bid (tender) in order to advance to the next phase of evaluation in the tender process.

Usually Organs of State evaluate competitive bids (tenders) as follows:

  • The tender response is evaluated on Functionality where the bidder must score points out of a maximum of 100 points.
  • A threshold of between 65 to 75 out of 100 points... Read More
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