To become a Transnet supplier, please respond to the tender requirements as stipulated.
Ensure that all information is completed before submission with the requested documentation. Transnet will assess whether your business complies with certain preset standards which are required in order to supply certain items or services.
Publication of tender
When Transnet needs to procure goods, services or works, it does so through one of its procurement mechanisms, usually either an open tender process or a call for quotes. In addition to this website (Transnet SOC Ltd Tenders,
Transnet Port Terminals RFQ/Tenders,
Transnet Freight Rail Tenders ), you can access National Treasury's eTender Publication portal;
https://registers.cidb.org.za/PublicTenders/TenderSearch for construction tenders.
Regarding quotations, Transnet will normally approach at least 3 suppliers to quote for requirements or publish the requirement on this website and the eTender Publication portal.
Transnet does not have its own database of prospective suppliers. It makes use of National Treasury's Central Supplier Database (CSD). In order to be eligible to participate in Transnet's procurement processes, your company must be registered on the CSD. The CSD can be accessed on
Tenders must be placed in the prescribed tender box, or submitted electronically where instructed, at or before the closing time on the closing date. Late tenders will not be accepted.
Tender documents need to indicate contact details of person(s) who can be contacted regarding any clarification required.
Fake and fraudulent tenders (RFPs) and requests for quotation (RFQs) scams
Prospective suppliers are warned that fraudulent Requests for Proposals and Quotations are sent to suppliers using the Transnet name and logo from time to time. Suppliers are advised to verify the authenticity of suspicious RFQs and orders by calling the respective Transnet Operating Division using the contact details listed below or on Transnet's website prior to responding to any RFQs or orders. Transnet will not be held liable for any delivery of goods for any fraudulent tenders or RFQs.