Tenders: the need for knowledge

By Werner van Rooyen


15 September 2014

10 things to remember when you tender

By Werner van Rooyen

29 September 2014

There are many things that you as a small business owner must remember when you respond to a tender and sometimes responding to a tender can be overwhelming. Experience has taught me that there are some important things to remember when responding to a tender and there are some less important things to remember when responding to a tender.

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Late submissions will not be accepted. A submission will be considered late if it arrived one second after 14:00 or any time thereafter. The bid (tender) box shall be locked at exactly 14:00 and bids arriving late will not be accepted under any circumstances. Bidders are therefore strongly advised to ensure that bids be dispatched allowing enough time for any unforeseen events that may delay the delivery of the bid.


Title Closing Date Tender No.
Supply, Delivery and Installation of Injection Module and Imaging Cytometry for Multi-Mode Microplate Reader 2017-11-17 11:00 SAMRC/ BRIP- IMICMR/ 2017/ 30
Supply four lockable drawer filling cabinet (stainless steel) 2017-11-21 11:00 A1024/ 17/ 18
Pest Control and Fumigation (St Andrews District Hospital) 2017-11-14 11:00 ZNQ: 397/ 17/ 18
Supply and Installation of microscopes as per the required technical specifications, including value added products and services 2017-11-20 12:00 R&E/ BIOLABSystem/ 10/ 2017
Supply and Deliver Cobra Replacement Cartridge V/M-POU-CART 2017-10-27 11:00 ZNQ1152/ 17/ 18
Pest Control and Fumigation (Xhamini Clinic). Contract Period: 12 Months. 2017-11-14 11:00 ZNQ: 406/ 17/ 18
Supply: 5 x Units Warming Unit - Forced Air (Bair Hugger) 2017-11-01 11:00 ZNQ 394/ 17
Supply and Install Weather Proof Light Fittings in Stores 2017-10-27 11:00 ZNQ1320/ 17/ 18
Supply: 1 x Pair Tow Tractor Shocks (Shock Absorbers) 2017-11-01 11:00 ZNQ 368/ 17
Pest Control and Fumigation (Meadowsweet Clinic) 2017-11-14 11:00 ZNQ: 407/ 17/ 18
Pest Control and Fumigation (Weza Clinic) 2017-11-14 11:00 ZNQ: 404/ 17/ 18
Supply and Install Vaal Sanitaryware Fireclay 585 x 435mm “HYGIA” Hospital Basin 2017-10-27 11:00 ZNQ1322/ 17/ 18
Supply: 1 x Unit Portable Slit Lamp 2017-11-01 11:00 ZNQ 389/ 17
Supply of Optometric Refraction Station as per specification 2017-10-31 11:00 ZNQ 895/ 17 - 18 GAZ
Supply of Peripheral Nerve Stimulator. as per specification 2017-10-31 11:00 ZNQ 899/ 17 - 18 GAZ
Supply of Cast Cutter - Electric, as per specification 2017-10-31 11:00 ZNQ 897/ 17 - 18 GAZ
Service to vacuum pumps and air receiver tanks (04) 2017-11-09 11:00 ZNQ00340/ 2017- 18
Pest Control and Fumigation (Harding PHC) 2017-11-14 11:00 ZNQ: 400/ 17/ 18
Opthalmic knives 15 bevel up (box of 06) x 360 boxes 2017-11-01 11:00 185/ 10/ 17
Pest Control and Fumigation (KwaJali Clinic), Contract Period: 12 Months 2017-11-14 11:00 ZNQ: 401/ 17/ 18


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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