Tender Experience - Do I need it?

3 May 2016

A regular question asked is “I am interested in registering a CC, specifically to apply for government tenders. I don't have any experience in business let alone in tendering, so I want to find out if one can be awarded a tender if he/she does not have specific experience?”

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Tenders and subcontracting

25 Apr 2016

Did you know tenders and subcontracting go hand in hand. In fact, subcontracting part of a tender is so common in South Africa that there are specific rules regulating subcontracting in executing tenders especially Government tenders.

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Compiling your tender response

19 Apr 2016

When responding to Private as well as Private Sector tenders, experience has taught that the system and steps explained below have worked the best. These are simple and easy to replicate and worth following when compiling your tender response.

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New Tax Clearance Measures

11 Apr 2016

It is well known fact that if you want to respond to tenders in South Africa, either for Public or Private Sector tenders, you have to submit an original - and valid - Tax Clearance Certificate together with your tender response.

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Central Supplier Database Registration - From 1 April 2016 Onwards

6 Apr 2016

The transitional period for registering on the Central Supplier Database expired on 1 April 2016. During the transitional period private business owners had to ensure that they were registered on the CSD should you want to do business with a Government entity. On the other side of the coin, all accounting officers and authorities of Government had to managed their own supplier database and ensure that they were accurate and valid in order to be migrated to the Central Supplier Database.

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Tender misconceptions in South Africa

15 Mar 2016

There are many wonderful stories of companies that won tenders in the Public as well as the Private Sector plus some horrible ones of how things can go wrong.  However, two of the most common misconceptions regarding tenders and the tender process in South Africa are:  

1. All tenders are awarded fraudulently:

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Acts governing the South African tender environment - PPPFA

8 Mar 2016

There appears to be a serious lack of knowledge regarding South African tender procedures. Here, the tender processes are ruled by various Acts, Regulation and Guidelines which are specifically designed to ensure that the tender processes are in line with the Constitution of South Africa - which dictates that the tender process should be fair, equitable, transparent, competitive and cost-effective.

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Rules and Guidelines for Government Accounting Authorities

1 Mar 2016

It is important to know that when you respond to a tender there are certain guidelines that Government Officials need to follow in order to evaluate your tender. According to the Implementation Guide*, Accounting Officers and Accounting Authorities of all public entities** and municipal entities must comply with the rules and guidelines stipulated below.

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5 reasons why Joint Ventures fail

15 Feb 2016

Joint ventures are collaborative arrangements where two or more businesses decide to collaborate for a common purpose such as bidding for a tender.

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Open and effective competition when bidding

8 Feb 2016

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.

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Title Closing Date Tender No.
Supply Heavy duty earth clamps for welding cables 2018-02-23 11:00 GH11800431
Supply: ABB CM15 indicator 2 analogues in, 2 analogues out 2 dagital I/O and MODBUS RS 485 ABB-AIS-CM 15/2.S.M.S.0.E.0./STD 2018-02-28 11:00 GH11800429
Supply: Water distribution material 2018-02-28 14:00 GE11801131
Supply: Electrical accessories 2018-02-23 15:00 GJ11800685
Supply: Jeans 2018-02-28 10:00 GA11800450
Service for the movement of the data line from one office to the other office. 2018-02-27 14:00 SN11800564
Supply and Erection of Modular Library 2018-03-14 12:00 T 69/2017/18
Supply: Security boots black size 2 2018-02-28 10:00 GA11800451
Supply: 10 each x gloves five fingers 2018-02-28 10:00 GA11800452
Supply plumbing, hardware & cleaning supplies 2018-02-23 15:00 GB11800669
Supply Traffic cones 2018-02-26 10:00 GA11800453
Repair kitchen and bedroom cupboards on Bellville South Sport Ground 2018-03-02 14:00 SN1180554A
Supply: Electrical accesories 2018-03-01 15:00 GJ11800683
Upgrade Isikhova Park, Supply and installation of water tank at Isikhova Park. 2018-03-02 12:00 SB11800549
Supply of end user computing devices and services 2018-03-02 12:00 REF: RFPUJ 05/2018
Supply and Delivery of Polymer Products and Adaptor. 2018-02-27 11:00 280037
Supply MV Terminations 2018-03-01 15:00 GJ11800687
Repair to paving Harmony Park Resort 2018-02-28 12:00 SB11800553
Skills Program Training of BVM’S Employees 2018-02-26 11:00 280696
Supply: Electrical accesories 2018-02-23 15:00 GJ11800692

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