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A firm protested a Defense General Supply Center (DGSC) contract award for incandescent lamps, contending that DGSC improperly rejected its low bid, since its alternate product was equal to the approved-source product the awardee offered. GAO held that DGSC reasonably rejected the protester's bid, since: (1) past procurement history demonstrated problems with alternate products; and (2) the. A firm protested a Defense General Supply Center (DGSC) contract award for liquid transmitters, contending that DGSC: (1) failed to reasonably evaluate its proposed alternative product; and (2) deprived it of an opportunity to compete for the contract. GAO held that: (1) DGSC was not required to delay the award until the protester's product was approved, since it had an urgent need for the. A firm protested a Defense General Supply Center (DGSC) contract award for probes, contending that DGSC unreasonably rejected its bid, since its alternate product met all of the brand-name specifications. GAO held that DGSC: (1) reasonably determined that the protester failed to submit sufficient evidence of its product's acceptability; (2) provided the protester with ample opportunity to. A firm protested 12 Defense General Supply Center (DGSC) contract awards for cable assemblies, contending that the awardee's product: (1) was not an approved item on the qualified products list (QPL); and (2) did not meet the requirements. GAO held that: (1) DGSC reasonably determined that, since QPL included only the protester's product, it could ensure the awardee's product quality through.
A firm protested a Defense General Supply Center (DGSC) contract award for refrigerators, contending that the awardee's product did not comply with the solicitation requirements. GAO held that: (1) whether the awardee complied with the requirements was a matter of contract administration, which it would not consider; and (2) the protester untimely filed its protest more than 10 days after it. A firm protested a Defense General Supply Center (DGSC) contract award for halon, contending that: (1) DGSC did not allow enough time for submission of best and final offers (BAFO); (2) the bidders were not notified of changes in bid quantities; (3) DGSC improperly exempted the awardee from the pricing data requirement; and (4) DGSC failed to evaluate the awardee's status as a manufacturer or. Securiguard, Inc. protests the award of a contract to MVM, Inc., under request for proposals (RFP) No. JBJMDR, issued Ey the Department of Justice (DOJ) for guard services at various DOJ facilities in Washington, D.C. The protester argues that the contracting officer failed to conduct meaningful discussions concerning perceived. be eligible for award of a contract set aside for small business. Under 15 U.S.C. (b) (), the SEA conclu-sively determines size status for Federal procurements, Transco Security, Inc. of Ohio, supra, and any challenge to the size status of a small business must be made accord-ing to SBA procedures, rather than in the context of a bid.
the sole basis that GSA improperly awarded the contract to Parker on Septem without first resolving the protest Grimberg had filed with GSA, Grimberg further alleges that GSA did not advise Grimberg of the award to Parker until after the award was already made--thus, precluding any effective injunctive relief. We will not consider the. Protest concerning the small business size status of bidders is by law a matter for decision by the Small Business Administra- tion and not for consideration by GAO. Lordship Industries, Inc, (Lordship), protests the award of a contract to Elwyn Industries (Elwyn) under invitation for bids No. DTCGB . Crump Associates protests the proposed award to Calcara Duffendack Foss Manlove Inc. (CDFM) of a contract under request for proposals (RFP) No. GSPGXD, issued by the General Services Administration (GSA). Crump asserts, in essence, that it should have been awarded the contract because it submitted the lowest cost, technically. GAO to hear protest of its own contract award. General Dynamics IT lost a contract to support IT operations at Government Accountability Office and they’ve filed a protest at none other than GAO.