During the past week it has become clear 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. Business people assume that if they have a registered company, a tax clearance certificate and a B-BBEE certificate they are bound to be successful in responding to tenders.

Ease of doing business in South Africa

By Werner van Rooyen


16 May 2014

Sometimes it feels that it is really impossible to start a business in South Africa. It also feels that it is very difficult to do business in South Africa. But how difficult is it really?

Expanding your business

By Werner van Rooyen


9 June 2014

So you have started your business and you have survived the crucial first two years. Everything is going well in your business, you can finally afford to take a holiday and you do not have to work day and night to make ends mead.

To tender is not a business

By W van Rooyen


8 December 2014

On our How2tender.com website we have a contact us page. The idea with this page is to answer questions from entrepreneurs regarding our website should there be something on the website that is unclear or just normal run of the mill questions regarding our products and services. The problem is that we get a lot of weird questions and requests through this page.


Title Closing Date Tender No.
Upgrading of Pniel Library and Administrative Offices, Pniel, Stellenbosch 2018-04-20 12:00 BSM 79/18
Ward 46 Senior Citizens Event Catering for 60 people 2018-03-26 15:00 GF11800752
Procurement of IT Backup / Restore & Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity and Related Services 2018-04-06 11:00 RFP060/2018
Supply and Delivery of Hand Tools. 2018-04-10 11:15 SAAT002/18
Appointment of a suitable service provider for Annual Subscription Renewal of manage engine ad audit plus for a 3 year period 2018-04-20 12:00 B/SM 78/18
For a service provider to develop Transnet's online integrated annual report for a period of nine (9) months. 2018-04-10 12:00 GSM/18/02/1603
Internal, External Paintwork and Repairs at the Franschhoek Administration Offices and Town Hall 2018-04-20 12:00 BSM 80/18
Supply and Deliver Mobrey Ultrasonic Panel Mount Controller and Transducer. 2018-03-29 12:00 GD11800884
Supplying of wood Edging machine for ESS. 2018-03-29 12:00 GD11800885
Special safety at roadworks training. 2018-04-04 12:00 SK11800252
Steel and related services 2018-04-20 12:00 WDM 12/2018
ICT Network Connectivity and Installation. 2018-04-11 11:00 PUR 806/18
Grader Bladed, plough bolts and nuts 2018-04-20 12:00 WDM 11/2018
Building and Terrain Maintenance, Upgrade, Alterations and Extensions. 2018-04-11 11:00 PUR 5600/15
New tyres and related services – Swartland & West Coast area 2018-04-20 12:00 WDM 10/2018
Supply of Drawing Equipment 2018-04-11 14:00 PUR 5800/8
New tyres and related services – Cederberg & Matzikam area 2018-04-20 12:00 WDM 09/2018
Supply and delivery of vehicle megaphone 2018-03-26 11:00 GK11800554
Oil and Lubricants 2018-04-20 12:00 WDM 08/2018
Supply: Cartridges 2018-03-27 11:00 GM11800686


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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