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To use all the features of Supply Chain Network you must be a member - there is "Basic" and "Premium" membership available to ALL companies. Premium member listing will be highlighted in red and will be given priority on search results.


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If you would like to list your business and connect to Big Business now, click here to register.


Benefit Basic: FREE Premium:
Comprehensive Business Listing
  • Receive a Business Profile page
  • Link all important information to promote your business
  • Provide key contacts and multiple branch locations
  • Automatically links your business locations to Google maps
  • One location to display your BBBEE and Tax Clearance certificates
  • Update your information once to link to multiple Big Businesses
  • Load brochures and price lists
  • Display key trade references
Verified Records & Premium Listing x
  • Big Business prefers to deal with verified information
  • Our call centre will verify key information about your organisation
  • Your business listing will be marked as "Verified"
  • A verified listing will receive priority in a search result
  • A premium listing will also be branded red to further promote your business listing to Big Business
Profile Score
  • Receive a profile score based on the completeness of your business listing
  • The more complete your profile, the higher your score, the more you improve your chances of connecting to Big Businesses
  • Premium Members with a profile score above 80% receive a personalised link (URL) to forward onto key clients to access your profile *
Notification re Expiring Documents
  • All members are notified when documents expire.
  • This provides a single location for businesses to keep their documents up to date (BBBEE & Tax Clearance Certificates)
Search (Standard)
  • The powerful technology links the business keywords to the keywords searched for by professional buyers. This improves your visibility to Big Business.
Tender Bulletin
  • View summary information about tender opportunities being advertised through the network.
Tender Search x
  • Premium Members can also search for tenders by keyword that could be relevant to their specific capability.
View Tender Detail x
  • Premium Members can view detailed information about any specific tender opportunity as well as key contact information for the organisation advertising the tender.
Receive Tender Notifications by eMail x
  • Based on your business keywords and if you meet qualifying criteria from Big Business, the Network will proactively email you every time a tender is advertised that may match with your capability.
eCatalogue * x
  • Advertise each product line or service line with specific sales information to promote your products / services
  • Add images to promote the products you are promoting
eRFQ x
  • Receive eRFQs (Request for Quote) from Big Business directly from your eCatalogue linked to your profile.
Value Add Services x
  • Have access to products and services at competitive rates only available to Network members. Refer to Value Add Services page for specific VAS offerings already in place.

A Premium Supplier also has access to all the Procurement tools and Benefits

Comprehensive Business Listing
  • View comprehensive company profiles with all the relevant information to assist in the procurement due diligence process.
Verified Records & Premium Listing x
  • Rely on the information integrity of business listings that have been branded Red and verified by our call centre
  • Reporting to link business profiles to your Master Data Management processes to ensure your vendor information is always up to date in your back office systems
  • Peace of mind that
    • The BBBEE Certificate has been checked
    • Black Ownership credentials have been checked
    • Company Registration details have been checked with CIPC (Companies & Intellectual Property Commission)
    • Tax Clearance Certificate is current
Notification re Expiring Documents
  • The Network will manage the process of chasing up expired documents for premium listings to ensure that the buyer always has access to the most current information.
Search (Standard)
  • Search keywords linked to the United Nations Standard Products and Services Coding form part of the business profile to ensure that buyer and seller connect.
Verified Listings Receive Priority x
  • Buyers will see verified listings first to ensure that they can quickly connect to companies that have been verified.
Advanced Search x
  • Tools to build an advanced search process are provided to Premium Members to rapidly reach the companies needed.
Filter Search Results x
  • Smart filters based on all aspects of the procurement strategy allow buyers to rapidly filter in or filter out based on specific procurement strategy needs.
Tender Advertise x
  • Advertise tenders on a Tender Bulletin at no additional cost and reach many businesses that will be capable of meeting your needs.
  • Upload tender documents plus attachments for distribution to numerous potential vendors.
Tender Notifications by eMail x
  • For open tenders the Network will proactively notify potential vendors that the tender has been advertised.
Audit Reports x
  • Premium Members will have access to a variety of reporting, including a Search Result report that can be used for audit purposes.
eCatalogue & eRFQ  x
  • Buyers will be able to access the eCatalogue of Premium Member listings to send a Request for Quote on specific items directly to the desktop of the potential supplier.

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