Tenders explained

31 Aug 2015

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

24 Aug 2015

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

17 Aug 2015

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

10 Aug 2015

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

5 Aug 2015

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

22 Jun 2015

The Evaluation Committee


The Tender: Declaration of Interest

8 Jun 2015

8 June 2015


The Tender Offer

2 Jun 2015

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

20 Apr 2015

The Tender Adjudication committee usually does a risk analysis before awarding a tender. 


Tender Openings and Responsiveness

13 Apr 2015

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:



Title Closing Date Tender No.
The appointment of a service provider to assist the Department in the Development of a national guideline for the declaration special management areas in terms of The Integrated Coastal Management Act (Act No. 24 of 2008). 2018-10-12 11:00 Q- 120- 18- 19
Request For Proposals For Consultancy Services In Respect Of The Following Resources: Appointment Of Service Provider For Infrastructure Development. 2018-10-17 12:00 DAC007/ 1819
Dressing Adherent Polyurethane For I.V. Cannula 85 X 60mm ( 200 Boxes X 6 Momnths) 2018-09-28 11:00 ZNQ 646/ 18
Mva Apparatus - Qty :50 2018-09-28 11:00 ZNQ 575 OF 2018/19
Sterilization Pouches (Self Sealing) 2018-09-28 11:00 ZNQ 567 OF 2018/ 19
3cc Herparinised Syringes Long Shelving Stay - Qty: 300 Units. 2018-09-28 11:00 ZNQ 576 OF 2018/ 19
Trial Lens Frame as per picture attached Qty: 2 2018-09-28 11:00 ZNQ 574OF 2018/ 19
Dental Chair Unit Complete. 2018-09-28 11:00 ZNQ 577 OF 2018/ 19
Adult Elbow Crutches Qty: 100 Units 2018-09-28 11:00 ZNQ 573 OF 2018/ 19
Vitrebond Kit ( Powder + Liquid ) Bonding Material Qty: 2 Units 2018-09-28 11:00 ZNQ 572 OF 2018/ 19
Durashield Varnish Introductory Kit (Fluoride Varnish) Qty: 1 Box 2018-09-28 11:00 ZNQ 568 OF 2018/ 19
Vein Finder. 2018-09-28 11:00 ZNQ 566 OF 2018/ 19
Internet connectivity for public libraries. 2018-10-17 12:00 DAC006/ 1819
The appointment of a service provider to undertake and facilitate an environmental assessment process for a proposed Sea- based Aquaculture Development Zone in Mossel Bay, Western Cape, South Africa for a contract period of twelve (12) months. 2018-10-12 10:00 MLRF 157/ 19
Invitation to service providers to submit proposals for Data Centre Infrastructure Management services for a period of two (2) years. 2018-10-11 11:00 CIPC BID NUMBER: 10/ 2018/ 2019
Supply and Installation of a digital x-ray inspection system as per the required technical specifications, including value added products and services at the Iziko South African Museum 2018-10-15 12:00 R&E/ X- RaySystem/ 09/ 2018
The BANKSETA is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced training provider located in South Africa, to deliver an end to end service for the Internship in Cyber Security. 2018-10-22 11:00 BS/ 2018/ RFB412
Panel of Laboratory consumables and Services 2018-10-12 11:00 SAMRC/ APLCS/ 2018/ 11
Appointment of a service provider to deliver a Youth Empowerment Programme. 2018-10-15 11:00 BS/ 2018/ RFB414
Provision of Audit Services for the Projects Funded by International Donor 2018-10-12 11:00 SAMRC/ PMAONIH: CDC/ 2018/ 12