Each day hundreds of tenders are being advertised but we often only hear about those where things have gone wrong or where the concept has been abused. It gives ‘Tenders’ a stink it doesn’t deserve. In today’s blog, we look at what exactly a tender is.
Code of good practice is causing confusion
The government is committed to break the barriers that have been hindering small companies from winning tenders. One of the biggest challenges for small companies was the red tape that often would hinder their tender success.
Tips on formats for successful tender presentation
Tender responses have to be as informative as possible without affecting the legibility. In today’s blog, we discuss a format of what we consider to be a winning strategy. Adhering to this strategy will ensure that you will include all the necessary details required.
Important Evaluations Before Responding to a Tender
Although bidding for a tender can be attractive, not all tenders will suit your criteria, experience and expertise. It is not wise to quickly jump into responding to any tender that you come across. An objective decision must be made as to whether or not to bid for a tender.
Basic tips that cannot to be overlooked
Tendering requires careful planning and thinking before putting together a comprehensive bid. However, in the process of paying much attention to details, the basics can easily be forgotten. In this blog we discuss some basics that should always be considered.
Tendering Committees and their roles
The Evaluation Committee
The Tender: Declaration of Interest
8 June 2015
The Tender Offer
This form is normally found right in front of the tender document and it serves to affirm your authority to make the offer on behalf of yourself, the company, partnership, close corporation or a cooperative. This form also affirms that you will supply the goods or services as requested and as per your offer made in the tender document.
12 Factors Considered by Adjudication Committees
The Tender Adjudication committee usually does a risk analysis before awarding a tender.
Tender Openings and Responsiveness
We often attend tender opening sessions but does anyone stop and ask what must be done at such events? Here are the core steps that need to be followed when government entities open and record tenders responses in public: