The e-Tender publication portal is an online publication platform that enables central access to bid opportunities and their results. Through the portal, bid documents are made available to bidders free of charge, on a single platform that is searchable and accessible 365 days a year.
Procurement planning is the process of deciding what to buy, when and from whom. During the procurement planning process, the procurement method is assigned and the expectations for fulfilment of procurement requirements are determined.
The buy-site is a centralised online government transversal contracts catalogue of pre-negotiated fixed prices. The transversal contracts are for a specific term and can be accessed by all government users. The catalogue is an automated procurement process which enables users from all spheres of government to procure goods and services without direct liaison with suppliers.
Unlike traditional auctions, the participants of a reverse auction place lower and lower bids, until the lowest bidder wins. They are widely used to reduce costs and source services or products at the lowest possible price from participating suppliers. Reverse auctions have both pros and cons for suppliers and for buyers.
The gCommerce platform is a central sourcing platform where suppliers and practitioners can perform activities aimed at modernising, simplifying, standardising and automating Supply Chain Management functions across all spheres of government
The National Treasury sourcing platform is for suppliers that compete in transversal contracts published by the National Treasury
The National Health Warehouse Management system is the sourcing platform for affordable medicine and provides a standardized modernised and simplified WMS solution that is legislatively compliant