Tender Preparation Time

It is often asked if there is mention in the Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act that specifies how much lead time there should be for responding to tenders. The answer is, the Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act does not make provision for any time period.

In the SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT: A GUIDE FOR ACCOUNTING OFFICERS OF MUNICIPALITIES AND MUNICIPAL ENTITIES there is a paragraph that guides municipalities on the timeframes for responding to tenders.

In paragraph 4.5.2.5 it states:

5 pillars of Supply Chain Management

By W van Rooyen

www.how2tender.com

2 February 2015

The South African Government introduced the Five Pillars of Procurement. These five pillars were introduced to stimulated and grow Small, Medium and Micro Enterprises. Every good State department’s Procurement Policy will include these five pillars. All Bid Evaluation Committees are to follow and apply these five pillars.

The Five Pillars are:

Changes to Supply Chain Management in South Africa

By W van Rooyen

www.how2tender.com

9 February 2015

The Public Sector tender landscape in South Africa is going to change dramatically in the coming months. This is, if the Department of Treasury`s findings and recommendations are adhered to. If you have read the 2015 Public Sector Supply Chain Management Review that was published recently you will see that Government is trying very hard to change the tender process.

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Title Closing Date Tender No.
Clearing of Municipal and Private erven for a contract period ending 30 June 2021. 2018-04-26 12:00 SC 1853/2018
Provision of Multi-Functional Office Machines for a contract period ending 30 June 2021. 2018-04-26 12:00 SC 1870/2018
Provision of Hygiene Services for a contract period ending 30 June 2021. 2018-04-26 12:00 SC 1871/2018
Completion of Qumbu Town Hall and Municupal Offices. 2018-05-02 12:00 CQTHMO-EQ-MLM 2017/18
The Zululand District Municipality hereby invites all suitable qualified service providers to assist the Municipality with the provision of advertising support services for a period of at least three (3) years. 2018-04-30 12:00 ZDM 062/2017
Invitation to submit proposals for establishment of a panel of professional service providers (PSP) to render professional multi-disciplinary services covering: Built-environment infrastructure projects for a period of three(3) years as and when required. 2018-05-04 12:00 T/2018/03/13/TECH/CONS
Supply and delivery of transmission poles for the period of 36 months. 2018-05-04 12:00 T208/03/08/SDTP
Supply and delivery of cables and conductors for the period of 36 months. 2018-05-04 12:00 T2018/03/08/SDCC
Supply and delivery of tapered poles for the period of 36 months. 2018-05-04 12:00 T2018/03/08/SDTPO
Supply and delivery of street lighting fittings for the period of 36 months. 2018-05-04 12:00 T2018/03/08/SDSLF
Supply and delivery of led fitting for the period of 36 months. 2018-05-04 12:00 T2018/03/08/SDLF
Supply and delivery of transformers for the period of 36 months. 2018-05-04 12:00 T2018/03/08/SDTR
Supply and delivery of ring main units for the period of 36 months. 2018-05-04 12:00 T2018/03/08/SDRMU
Airbourne Geophysical Investigations (airbourne TDEM, Magnetics and Gravity) along the new N2 Wild Coast Road corridor between Port St. Johns and Port Edward. 2018-05-04 14:00 NRA N.002-200-2016/3D-GP2
Re advert: Unblocking, clearing and cleaning and maintaining bulk sewers in Rustenburg, to sustain a free flow in all bulk sewers: 3 year contract. 2018-05-11 10:00 RWST 2018/03
Supply and delivery of transmission poles for the period of 36 months. 2018-05-04 12:00 T208/03/08/SDTP
Reseller phase for the provision of servers, storage, related equipment and services to government for a period of three (03) years. 2018-05-11 11:00 RFB 2013/2017
Rendering of security services for a period of three years. 2018-05-04 11:00 LLIMP13- 2018
Rendering of cleaning and hygiene services for a period of three years. 2018-05-04 11:00 LLIMP14- 2018
Rendering of cleaning and hygiene services for a period of three years. 2018-05-04 01:00 LLIMP16- 2018

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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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