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.
Supply and delivery of oil 2019-01-25 12:00 TENDER 47-18/19
Provision of Managed Printing Services 2019-01-25 14:00 RFP/ICT/MFP/2018/05
WESGRO Stakeholder Relationships Project. Quotations are awaited for suppliers to participate in providing insights, perceptions and expectations from key stakeholders to assist in Wesgro’s strategic business planning process and funding model. 2019-01-31 12:00 2019-001
Appointment of a service provider for the electrification of households in Uitval Ward 35 2019-01-25 11:00 EES 08/2018
Panel of service providers for the provision of waste collection and street cleansing within the Alfred Duma Local Municipality municipality areas to the Ladysmith landfill site for a period of three (3) years on an as and when required basis 2019-01-30 11:00 PS 18/2018
Hiring of plant and equipment as and when required for period of three years 2019-01-31 11:00 ES 23/2018
Impoundment of stray animals for a period of three years 2019-02-01 11:00 PS 19/2018
Kyocera Printers Supply and Maintanance 2019-01-22 11:00 1920
Services of an audit / finance firm to support supply chain management unit with provision of governance and compliance review support function for a period of 12 months with an option to extend for another 12 months subject to satisfactory performance 2019-01-28 11:00 RFP344/2018
Appointment of a panel of service providers for the supply and delivery of personal protective equipment on an as and when required basis for 36 months 2019-02-07 11:00 SHE-OP-009-2018/2019
Appointment of a panel of service providers for the supply and delivery of Corporate Clothing on an as and when required basis for 36 months 2019-02-08 11:00 MKT-OP-010-2018/2019
Appointment of a service provider to provide support of Microsoft active directory and exchange environment for a period of 36 months 2019-02-13 11:00 IT-OP-020-2017/2018 -Readvert
Appointment of a Panel of Service Providers for the Provision of Mechanical Repairs Through a Fitment Centre for a Period of Three (3) Years 2019-01-31 12:00 CSS(FLEET) 13/12/1819
Review of 2017 – 2022 Ratlou Local Economic Development Strategy 2019-02-15 11:00 NW381/PAD01/2018/2019
Development of Ratlou Local Municipality’s Integrated Waste Management Plan 2019-02-15 11:00 NW381/COMMSERV01/2018/2019
Appointment of a service provider for repair and maintenance of municipal yellow fleet as and when required for a period of 24 months 2019-02-15 11:00 NW381/TECH07/2018/2019
Rental of high volume photocopier machines for a period of 24 months 2019-02-15 11:00 NW381/CORPS03/2018/2019
Provision of VAT recovery services for a period of 24 months 2019-02-15 11:00 NW381/BTO01/2018/2019
Manufacture, supply and delivery of pole mounting power transformers for a period of twelve (12) months 2019-01-28 11:00 CD27/2018
Short term insurance 2019-01-21 12:00 226/2018

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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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