means an invitation to offer for an item/items or work. All Public Sector
purchases/Contracts in Bangladesh, over a certain value has to be publicly
notified through Tender Notices which are advertised through All Bangladesh
Newspapers, Trade Journals, Departmental Publications and Notice Boards, and now
Types Of Tenders Broadly, there are four types of Tenders: Limited Tendering, Open
Tendering, Single Tendering and Verbal Tendering
Limited Tendering :
This involves issuing Tender to few selected tenderers only.
Open Tendering :
This means that the Tender is open to any supplier who can quote for the
materials as per requirements. This is usually done by publishing the Tender
Notice in Newspapers/Trade journals/Internet and other bulletins.
Single Tendering :
Single Tendering means sending the Tender to one particular party. Normally, it
is either for an item where there is only one supplier or for an item where the
purchaser has developed confidence in one supplier only and would just like to
verify the current price, delivery etc. Single Tenders are also sent for items
of proprietary nature.
Verbal Tendering :
Where there is hardly any time to wait for the supplier to quote Verbal
Tendering becomes necessary. This could either be done by telephoning the
supplier or across the table.
A Tender Notice gives the following details :
Item/Work enquired for.
Address of the Tender Authority
Enquiry reference Number/Date
#The cost and
the last date for collection of Bid Document
Money Deposit – This deposit is refunded to unsuccessful Tenderers
Date/Time – The last Date/Time for submission of Tender papers
– The date, time and venue of opening of the sealed Tenders in presence of
representatives of Tenderers
Pre-qualification of Tenderers – The criteria/qualifications that will be
considered before issuing Tender Documents to a Tenderer.
cost of Item/Work – Mentioned in selected Tenders
Collection of Bid Documents/Tender Papers :
Interested parties, to collect / Purchase the Tender / Bid Documents on payment
/ free of cost, as the case may be. Every Tender quotation has to be accompanied
by the Tender Documents.
Submission of Offers :
The Quotation has to be submitted along with all other Documents as stipulated
by the Tender Authority in the Tender Notice.
Attending Tender opening :
Representative of the Tenderers are allowed to attend Tender opening. The
activity during Tender opening is to list down the names and addresses of the
Tenderers, note down all the rates/freight charges/taxes etc. and details of
whether - EMD paid, Tender Document purchased, any Tender quotation is rejected,
if so for what reasons. The comparative statement of all the rates offered and
other terms like freight forwarding, quality assurance, Taxes, identifying the
Lowest (L1, L2, L3) Offers etc. When the Order will be issued and to which
Periodic updates and Post-Tender status : The
concerned parties regularly follow up and ensure that the Purchase/Work Order is
Negotiation : If
for some reason, the party is not able to comply with the terms of the Order, an
amendment to the Order needs to be issued. The order may not necessarily be
placed on L1 since, various other criteria like past performance of the party,
urgency of the requirement etc. are also considered before decision is taken. In
some cases orders are divided between two or three parties. At times L2 is asked
to work/supply at L1 rates. In these situations, negotiation plays an important
role especially in cases where multiple technology, high value Items/Work are
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