How to respond to an e-tender – online procurement portal tips

May 18, 2021 | Posted in: Win Tenders Bids Proposals

The last decade has seen an increase in the use of online procurement portals or e-procurement systems to manage competitive selection processes (e-Tendering), especially by large consumers of complex services. From an evaluator and procurement perspective e-procurement and e-tenders makes it easier to rank suppliers based on data and dollars. However, there’s usually little facility […]

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What is an eTender and how do you win one?

February 2, 2021 | Posted in: Win Tenders Bids Proposals

While more tendering means more opportunities for businesses, bear in mind that bidding isn’t risk-free. Your business has one chance to get that bid right. Government Agencies use eTendering systems to convey information about tendering opportunities. It’s a simple, efficient system for both Government and bidders, and helps to ensure transparency and fairness. What is […]

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What is a tender ? Answers to tender questions you were too embarrassed to ask

What is a tender ? Answers to tender questions you were too embarrassed to ask

If you’re new to the world of tenders (or were just curious about the meaning of some common ‘tender’ terms) this is the tender definitions blog for you! What is a ‘tender’? Tender has a few meanings of course (it can mean ‘sensitive’ for instance), but in a commercial context ‘tender’ means preparing and submitting […]