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.
Construction of Indwe Feedlot 2019-01-18 16:00 ELM/5/12/2018T
Short term insurance 2019-01-21 12:00 226/2018
Provision for Travel Agency and Events Management Services 2019-01-21 12:00 ELM/7/12/2018T
Appointment of a panel of service providers to co-ordinate and fund-raise for all functions hosted by the Alfred Duma Local Municipality 2019-02-04 11:00 MO 01/2018
Supply and delivery of signage on an as and when required basis to PetroSA GTL Refinery, Mossel Bay 2019-02-04 12:00 CTT20938
Request for information [RFI] for the supply of an active freight wagon tracking solution 2019-02-05 10:00 HOAC-HO-28846
Supply and delivery of adhesives on an as and when required basis to PetroSA GTLR in Mossel Bay (call of contract) 2019-02-07 12:00 CTT0000020950
Supply and delivery of cutting and grinding materials on an as and when required basis to PetroSA GTL Refinery, Mossel Bay (call-of contract) 2019-02-07 12:00 CTT0000020951
Invitation to prospective service providers to apply to be included in the supplier database of the NECSA Learning Academy 2019-02-15 11:00 RFI 0006
Construction of Water Infrastructure in Juno Village and Fairlie Village – Phase I 2019-01-25 10:00 PM107/2018
Construction of Water Infrastructure in Kordon Village – Phase I 2019-01-25 10:00 PM108/2018
Construction of Water Infrastructure in Mahoai Village and Ceres Village – Phase I 2019-01-25 10:00 PM111/2018
Appointment of a Service Provider to Supply and Deliver Game Fence 2019-01-28 10:00 PM101/2018
Appointment of Service Provider to Conduct Biological (Fauna) Asset Count for Period of Three (03) Years 2019-01-28 10:00 PM99/2018
Appointment of Service Provider to Perform Valuation Count and Value (For Kroondraai Forest) for a Period of Three (03) Years 2019-01-28 10:00 PM100/2018
Supply and Delivery of Multi – Purpose Branches (Re-Advert) 2019-01-30 10:00 PM61/2018
Appointment of Two Service Provider for the Supply and Delivery of LED Lights for the Period of Three (03) Years 2019-01-31 10:00 PM103/2018
Supply and Delivery of Water Pipe Clamps for a Period of Three (03) Years 2019-01-31 10:00 PM105/2018
Appointment of a Service provider for the Provision and Installation of Traffic Lights and Signs and Associated Road Works (Multi Year 2018/19-2019/20) 2019-02-01 10:00 PM67/2018
Moletjie Rural Sanitation (Makibelo Village) 2019-02-01 10:00 PM110/2018

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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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