[Protest of GSA Solicitation for Paper Shipping Sacks]

B-257485: Oct 6, 1994

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A firm protested a General Services Administration (GSA) solicitation for paper shipping sacks, contending that the solicitation's quantity and size specifications unduly restricted competition and were ambiguous. GAO held that the solicitation specifications: (1) were not ambiguous; and (2) did not unduly restrict competition, since they were necessary to satisfy GSA minimum needs at the least cost. Accordingly, the protest was denied.