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.
Review of Organisational Structure and Staff Capacity for Ekurhuleni Housing Company 2019-04-16 11:00 EHCSPAO/ 03/ 2019
The Eastern Cape Rural Development Agency (ECRDA) hereby invites experienced and reputable parties to submit concept proposals for possible new flagship projects in support of Rural Development in the Eastern Cape towards the development of Strategy 2020 to 2025 2019-04-08 11:00 EOI 02 – 2018/19
Appointment of a Professional Service Provider on a 12 Months Term Contract to Train Community Members on first Aid Level 1 to 3 and Fire Fighting Level 1 to 3 In Eastern Cape, Limpopo, Gauteng, Free State, Mpumalanga, North West and Norther Cape 2019-03-29 11:00 5/ 2/ 2/ 1- RDLR 0060 2018/ 2019)
Terms of reference for an appointment of a service provider to provide learnership programme on further education and training certificate: film and television productions L4 SAQA ID 6140:32 participants 2019-04-05 11:00 CONLP- 03- 0011 18/ 19
Pretoria: Department of Science and Technology: Head Office CSIR Campus 53, Repairs, Maintenance and service contracts: Appointment of multi-disciplinary professional services consisting of Architect, Quantity Survey, Civil Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Mechanical Engineer and Structural Engineer. 2019-04-16 11:00 Pt18/ 085
Chartered Accounting Service Providers In Criminal Investigation: Division: Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation for a period of two (2) years 2019-04-15 11:00 19/ 1/ 9/ 1/ 108 TP (18)
The Appointment of Services of an Audit Firm to Support Supply Chain Management Unit with the Provision of Accounting, Capturing, Quality Assurance and Governance Support on all SCM Bids for a Period of 12 Months with an Option to Renew for a Further 12 Months Subject to Satisfactory Performance 2019-04-05 11:00 E1504
Appointment of a Service Provider to Provide an Effective High Tech Media Monitoring and Analysis Service for a period of twenty four (24) months 2019-04-04 11:00 DOE/ 010/ 2018/ 19
Appointment of a Panel of Service Providers for Events Management Services for the Period of 24 Months 2019-04-02 11:00 DOE/ 011/ 2018/ 19
Appointment of a service provider to render Security Services for ILembe District offices 2019-04-23 11:00 ZNT 16 EDTEA 18/ 19
Appointment of a service provider to render Security Services for Uthukela District offices 2019-04-23 11:00 ZNT 24 EDTEA 18/ 19
Appointment of a service provider to render Security Services for Ethekwini District offices 2019-04-23 11:00 ZNT 12 EDTEA 18/ 19
Appointment of a service provider to render Security Services for Amajuba District offices 2019-04-23 11:00 ZNT 14 EDTEA 18/ 19
Appointment of a service provider to render Security Services for Tourism and Bramhill offices 2019-04-23 11:00 ZNT 20 EDTEA 18/ 19
Supply, Delivery, Installation, Support and Maintenance of Microfilm Roll Digitizers on a Lease Basis to the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform: Deeds Registries Pretoria, Johannesburg, Cape Town, Pietermaritzburg, Bloemfontein, King Williams Town and Mpumalanga for a period 36 months 2019-04-05 11:00 DRDLR (CRD- 20) 2018/ 19
Cape Town: NDPW: 24 months term contract for supply & delivery of carpentry materials and equipment. 2019-04-05 11:00 CPTSC 26/ 18
Nyanga: SAPS : New office accommodation : 732.64m2 & 20 parking bays: Category B & D - 5 years lease period 2019-04-05 11:00 CPTL56 / 19
Cloetesville: SAPS: New office accommodation: 1775.48m2 & 35 parking bays: Category B & D - 5 years lease period 2019-04-05 11:00 CPTL55 / 19
Appointment of a service provider to render Security Services for uMzinyathi District offices 2019-04-23 11:00 ZNT 19 EDTEA 18/ 19
Appointment of a service provider to render Security Services for Cascades office 2019-04-23 11:00 ZNT 18 EDTEA 18/ 19

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The 8 steps in the Tender Adjudication process

By W van Rooyen

www.howtotender.co.za

31 January 2019

It is important to understand the Adjudication process when one responds to a Tender or Request for Proposal. If you have these 8 steps under control when responding to tenders, changes are good that you will proceed to the next round.

Here are 8 steps in the adjudication process that Organs of State will most often follow in determining which bidder will win the tender:

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