[Protest of Defense Commissary Agency Contract Award for Stocking and Janitorial Services]

B-260723: Mar 28, 1995

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A firm protested a Defense Commissary Agency (DCA) contract award for stocking and janitorial services, contending that: (1) the awardee's responsibility was questionable, since its financial condition was uncertain; and (2) DCA should have found the awardee's bid technically unacceptable. GAO held that the protester: (1) was not sufficiently interested to protest the awardee's responsibility, since it would not be in line for award even if its protest were sustained; and (2) failed to provide sufficient evidence to support its allegation that the awardee's bid was technically unacceptable. Accordingly, the protest was dismissed.