7 Disadvantages of Competitive Bidding

The bidding process can be very tedious sometimes. Here are some of the disadvantages of the bidding process.

1.    Leading suppliers may not tender

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.

Ease of doing business in South Africa

By Werner van Rooyen

www.how2tender.com

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?

To tender is not a business

By W van Rooyen

www.howtotender.co.za

On our Howtotender.co.za 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.

Expanding your business

By Werner van Rooyen

www.how2tender.com

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.

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Title Closing Date Tender No.
Appointment of service providers for the rendering of a complete revenue enhancement service, online and real time electricity vending, revenue protection, ICT backend and matering for the period of 36 months. 2019-01-31 12:00 LTLM2018-19/ BTO01
Appointment of a Panel of Service Providers for the Construction of Internals Roads and Storm Water in Wedela Extension 3 (Phase 3) with a CIDB Grading of 5CEPE/6CE or Higher 2019-02-01 12:00 ID(R&S) 11/12/1819
Tender for the appointment professional service provider to determine the fair valuation of MEGA's Investment Property Portfolio and the revaluation of land and buildings classified as Property, Plant and Equipment (PPE) 2019-02-14 12:00 MEGA/2018/05
Request for proposals for the appointment of a Registered Construction Health and Safety Agent for the construction of the Mpumalanga International Fresh Produce Market: Ancillary Buildings and Services 2019-02-13 12:00 MEGA/2018/04
Procurement of Development Partner, Morula Mixed Housing Development in Mabopane Tshwane 2019-01-29 11:00 NWHC 09/2018 DEV –PARTNER-2018
Appointment of a panel of attorneys for a period of 36 months 2019-02-08 12:00 22-2018/19
Invitation to tender for sub contract for the repairs of the electrical and street lighting installation at Umgeni interchange on National Route 2, Section 25 2019-02-07 14:00 X004-034-2015/1
Organisation Review: Refinement and finalisation 2019-01-21 11:00 503
Anti corruption hotline service for a period of 3 years 2019-01-21 16:00 RFQ 42143
Repair of conveyor system 2019-01-23 11:00 RFQ B 1901 W
Repair of roller doors 2019-01-23 11:00 RFQ B 1902 W
Town and regional planning service provider for a period of 4 months 2019-01-23 16:00 RFQ 41934
Supply, delivery, installation and commissioning of pumps and accessories for waste water pump stations in Midvaal Local Municipality as and when required (2019- 2021) 2019-01-29 09:00 BID 8/2/2/206(5ME)(2019-2021)
Leadership Development for Executive Managers in Operations at Parktown on an “as and when required” basis for a period of one (01) year with an option to extend for one (01) year. 2019-01-29 10:00 RFQ: HOAC-HO-28520
Heidelberg: Installation of Relay room safe doors at Fortuna station, Sprucewell and Firham. 2019-01-29 10:00 RFQ SIM 18023 CIDB
Panel of Recruitment Agencies 2019-01-30 11:00 501
For creating and maintaining the transnet vendor, materials, services master data and structured text generator/structured text analyser within the Transnet Content Bureau on an as and when required basis for a period of three (3) years 2019-01-30 12:00 GSM 18/10/1695
Appointment of a Service Provider for Performance Management System for a period of 12 months 2019-01-21 12:00 EPMLM/8/3/320
Appointment of a Service Provider for Debt Collection Services and Data Cleansing for a period of 12 Months 2019-01-21 12:00 EPMLM/8/3/331
Mimecast Licenses 2019-01-21 12:00 T22-2018/19

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10 Features of a good Joint Venture Agreement

By W van Rooyen

www.howtotender.co.za

A Joint Ventures is a good business idea to compete for tenders if one does not have all the necessary expertise that are required from a specific tender. The thing to remember though is that you must have a solid Joint Venture Agreement in place for your Joint Venture. A good, rock solid Joint Venture Agreement will protect the participants to the Joint Venture.

 Here are 10 features that any good Joint Venture Agreement... Read More

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