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.
Appointment of a Service Provider to Conduct B-BBEE Verification for 14 Provincial Departments and 11 EDTEA Public Entities. 2018-06-27 11:00 ZNT 01 EDTEA 18/ 19
Appointment of a Service Provider for the Procurement of Protective Clothing. 2018-06-27 11:00 ZNT 18 EDTEA 17/ 18
Request for proposals: Production of corporate videos and audio for the African Union 2018-06-22 15:00 AUC/DIC/G/240
Service and Repair Five Diesel Tanks 2018-06-01 11:00 ZNQ0234/ 18/ 19
Appointment of a service provider for the Manufacture, Supply Delivery and Installation/Assembling of Infrastructure, Production inputs and Training requirements for Ant Fish Farm Cooperative, Mtubatuba, Umkhanyakude District KwaZulu Natal. 2018-06-27 11:00 ZNT 25 EDTEA 17/ 18
Appointment of a Service Provider for the Formulation of a KZN Automotive Strategy. 2018-06-27 11:00 ZNT 04 EDTEA 18/ 19
Annual service of Laundry equipment. 2018-06-15 11:00 H82/ 18/ 19
Appointment of a Service Provider to Conduct a Feasibility Study and a Business Plan for the Establishment of the Amajuba and Umhlathuze Auto Service Hubs. 2018-06-27 11:00 ZNT 03 EDTEA 18/ 19
Annual service of Kitchen equipment. 2018-06-15 11:00 H81/ 18/ 19
Outsourcing of the Layout, Printing and Distribution of the Department of Defence Strategic Plan, Annual Performance Plan and Annual Report for a Period of Three (03) Years. 2018-06-28 11:00 CPSC- B- PC- 013- 2018
Contract for the Supply, Delivery, Installation and Maintenance of Security Camera System Services for a Period of Two (02) Years at DOD School of Catering. 2018-06-25 11:00 CPSC- B- PC- 012- 2018
Annual servicing of 4 bed pan washers at TB Ward, Surgical and General wards 2018-06-15 11:00 H80/ 18/ 19
Appointment of a service provider to develop service delivery model for the Department of Correctional Services. 2018-06-18 11:00 HO3/ 2018
Annual service of Sewer pumps at Nurses home and Nylon 2018-06-15 11:00 H79/ 18/ 19
Panel of service providers to conduct Fire and Rescue training in Kwazulu Natal for a period of 3 years. 2018-06-22 11:00 ZNT 2052/ 2017 LG
Request for proposals: Production of agenda 2063 animation videos and audio for the African Union 2018-06-22 15:00 AUC/DIC/G/239
Panel of service providers to conduct Disaster Management training in KZN province for a period of 3 years. 2018-06-22 11:00 ZNT 2053/ 2017 LG
Six months service of Theatre particle count 2018-06-11 11:00 H78/ 18/ 19
Appointment of a service provider (sculpture) for the production and installation of the indoor Nelson Mandela statue in New York, United States of America (USA). 2018-06-08 11:00 WWW.CBRTA.CO.ZA
Annual service of Theatre air handling units. 2018-06-11 11:00 H77/ 18/ 19

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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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