Central Supplier Database Versus Vendor Registration

4 Jan 2016

As you know the Government has launched the Central Supplier Database on 1 September 2015. One of the purposes is "the establishment of a Central Supplier Database (CSD) that will result in one single database to serve as the source of all supplier information for all spheres of government.


Tender Scoring and Tender Fraud

14 Dec 2015

We are asked by many people that attend our How-to-Tender workshops if all tenders are not awarded fraudulently. Our straight and quick answer is no, not all tenders are awarded on a fraudulent manner. 


The Difference Between Supplier and Enterprise Development

2 Dec 2015

The Amended B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice came into effect on 1 May 2015. This means that any business that has a turnover of more than R10 million per annum and that participates in B-BBEE will have to comply with these Amended Codes.


4 Requirements for Start-ups

23 Nov 2015

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 more experience the enterprise have in supply the better its changes of being awarded a tender.


Am I Ready to Tender?

16 Nov 2015

Recently it has become clear to us that there is this misconception that if you have a registered business you are ready to tender. This couldn't be further from the truth. People think that if they have a registered company, a tax clearance certificate and a B-BBEE certificate or affidavit they are bound to be successful in responding to tenders. Unfortunately there are other requirements that you have to comply with in order to be ready to tender.


Tenders and Fraudulent Documents

9 Nov 2015

Last week we attended a briefing session of the National Department of Health. These briefing sessions are always interesting, specifically those requesting the supply of pharmaceutical products. These products are very specialized and only companies with the correct credentials can actually respond to these tenders.


3 Challenges to Starting a Business to Tender

3 Nov 2015


3 Unforgivable Mistakes When Responding To A Bid

26 Oct 2015

We had the privilege to be part of an Evaluation committee of a Government Entity that put out an Invitation to Bid. The Bid was for a fairly technical service and therefor the response to the bid was sparse. In fact there were only ten responses to the Invitation to Bid.


How to Register on the Central Supplier Database

19 Oct 2015


10 Essential Documents Needed To Tender

13 Oct 2015



Title Closing Date Tender No.
Appointment of a Service Provider to Render Internal Auditing Services for the Municipal Demarcation Board (Mdb), for a Period of Thirty-Six (36) Months. 2019-06-07 11:00 MDB001- 2019/ 2020
Appointment of travel agent to render services for Ingonyama Trust Board for period of three (3) years 2019-06-21 11:00 01/ 01/ 04/ 2019
Port Nolloth Magistrate Office: Provisioning of cleaning services for 36 months (806.18m²) 2019-06-07 11:00 PF16/ 2019
Appointment of Service Provider for Timss 2019 Data Collection In Gauteng Province. 2019-06-07 11:00 HSRC/ 01/ 2019/ 20
Upington Magistrate Office: Provisioning of cleaning services for 36 months (8 000m²) 2019-06-07 11:00 PF13/ 2019
Appointment of Service Provider for Timss 2019 Data Collection In Western Cape Province. 2019-06-07 11:00 HSRC/ 02/ 2019/ 20
Replacement of chillers at TC Newman CDC 2019-06-07 11:00 WCGHIS001/ 2018
Supply and Maintenance of Indoor Plants and Fresh Flowers For GPAA 2019-06-10 11:00 GPAA 13/ 2019
Photocopiers for Warehouses 2019-06-07 11:00 10403145
The South African National Roads Agency SOC Limited (SANRAL) invites suitably qualified service providers to express their interest to be placed on SANRAL’s panel of professionals to conduct financial and due diligence services for a period of three years 2019-06-14 14:00 NRA/ 58700/ 1004/ 06
Appointment of a service provider to supply, install, configure and maintain an internet connectivity services to the Office of the Valuer General for a period of 36 months 2019-06-07 11:00 OVG (01) 2019/ 20
Zwelitsha Magistrates Court: Provision of Cleaning Horticultural Maintenance Services for a period of twenty four (24) months. 2019-06-18 11:00 PEH03/ 2019
Supply and maintain a 45 ton container reach stacker to the Coega Special Economic Zone (SEZ) 2019-06-10 12:00 CDC/ 56/ 19
Mdantsane Magistrates Court: Provision of Cleaning Horticultural Maintenance Services for a Period of Twenty four (24) Months. 2019-06-18 11:00 PEH02/ 2019
Bisho High Court: Provision of Cleaning Horticultural Maintenance Services for a Period of Twenty Four (24) Months. 2019-06-18 11:00 PEH01/ 2019
Northern Cape: Regravelling of Roads in the Northern Cape for Period of 36 Months,as and when required 2019-06-18 11:00 DRPW 002/ 2019
Pietermaritzburg: Department of Co-Operative Governance and Traditional Affairs: Hire of Office Accommodation: A lettable area sufficient to accommodate 9186m² of assignable space plus to a maximum of 25% of non- assignable office space, plus 70 lock-up garage, 291 secure undercover bays and 438 open bays are required 2019-06-20 11:00 ZNT 2893W
KZN: Department of Education: iLembe District: Stanger: Proposed Hire Office Accommodation 485m2 and 15 Parking Bays. 2019-06-18 11:00 ZNT02740W
Rendering of Security Services at Igugulethu Child and Youth Care Centre for a period of 36 months 2019-05-31 11:00 GT/GDSD/020/2019
Supply and delivery of guardrails (period of 3 years) 2019-06-10 12:00 FORMAL TENDER TD 10/03/19