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.
Justice: Somtseu: 36 Months Gardening, Cleaning and Hygiene Services 2019-04-10 11:00 DBN19/ 03/ 01
Rendering of Security Services for NDPW Old Mutual and Sanlam Buildings for a period of 24 months on month to month basis 2019-04-09 11:00 PLK19/ 02
Rehabilitation of Asbestos Mine Penge Village Limpopo Province 2019-04-16 12:00 MTK04/ 2018
Rehabilitation of Asbestos Mine Lagerdraai Limpopo Province 2019-04-16 12:00 MTK03/ 2018
Regravelling of L395 from 0+000 to km 10+421 in the Vulindlela Area office - Grade 4CE Tenderers must be registered with the CIDB in a Civil Engineering class of construction works and also registered with the National Treasury’s Central Supplier Database (CSD ) 2019-04-17 11:00 ZNT 0030/ 18T
The construction of Klein Boesmans (Mathamo) River Bridge no. 3528 at km 0.251 on District Road 69 (D69) in the Ladysmith Region. 2019-04-17 11:00 ZNT2253/ 18T
Caledon : SAPS FCS UNIT : New office accommodation : 229.55m2 & 7 parking bays : Category B & D : 5 year period 2019-04-05 11:00 CPTL54 / 19
National Dept Of Public Works: Cape Town : Supply and deliver of Plumbing material and equipment (24 months term contract) 2019-04-05 11:00 CPTSC27/ 18
The rendering of a service in respect of the supply, delivery, placement and removal of seating, tables, linen and related requirements for the Department of Public Works at the Loftus Versfeld Stadium and Bryantirion Estate for the Presidential Inauguration May 2019. 2019-04-09 11:00 HP18/ 019GS
The Construction of a Triple Celled 1.8MX1.8M Box Culvert at KM0+124, Earthworks, Layerworks, Surfacing and Ancillary Works on District Road 1252 (D1252) Between KM0+000 to KM3+920 in the Ladysmith Region 2019-04-26 11:00 ZNT3442/ 18T
Office partitioning to newly refurbished Building on 1st floor; Supply and installation of dry wall petition, Supply and install steel frames and wood doors with all accessories as specified on the tender document 2019-04-05 11:00 NEMISA/ 2019/ Office refurbishment
Presidential Inauguration 2019: The rendering of a service in respect of the supply, erection, maintanance and removal of horticultural decoration and related requirements for the Department of Public Works. 2019-04-09 11:00 HP18/ 020GS
Kuruman Statistics SA: Alternative office accommodation: 461.36m² and 15 parking bays for a period of 5 years 2019-04-05 11:00 LS02/ 2019
Kuruman Public Protector SA: Alternative office accommodation: 215.91m² and 6 parking bays for a period of 5 years 2019-04-05 11:00 LS01/ 2019
Supply, Delivery and Installation of Security Fencing and Gates at South African Air Force Headquarters. 2019-04-18 11:00 CPSC- B- G- 262- 2018
Supply, Delivery and Installation of Security Cameras, Turnstile, Swinging Gates, Biometrics System and Development of Smart Phone Application Software for Meal Bookings at the Mess and Stock Management. 2019-04-17 11:00 CPSC- B- G- 261- 2018
Supply, Delivery and Installation of Transmission Dyno Machine for Regional Workshop Gauteng. 2019-04-17 11:00 CPSC- B- G- 267- 2018
Supply, Delivery and Installation of Truck Spray Booth for Regional Workshop Gauteng. 2019-04-16 11:00 CPSC- B- G- 112- 2018
Procurement of Three (03) x Three Ton Rough Terrain Forklifts for Defence Works Formation. 2019-04-16 11:00 CPSC- B- G- 020- 2018
Procurement of One (01) x Front End Loader for Defence Works Formation. 2019-04-17 11:00 CPSC- B- G- 022- 2018

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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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