[Protests of AID Contract Award for Ship Chartering Services]

B-219088,B-219088.2,B-219088.3: Oct 16, 1985

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Three firms protested an Agency for International Development contract award for ship chartering and commodity forwarding services under food donation programs. The solicitation provided that: (1) the contract would be performed at no cost to the government; and (2) the selected contractor would receive commissions directly from the ocean carriers. GAO has held that the selection of a contractor to provide travel management services at no cost to the government is not a matter for GAO consideration. Accordingly, the protest was dismissed.

Mar 22, 2018

Mar 20, 2018

Mar 19, 2018

  • Ampcus, Inc.
    We deny the protest.
  • AMAR Health IT, LLC
    We dismiss the protest because our Office does not have jurisdiction to entertain protests of task orders issued under civilian agency multiple-award, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contracts that are valued at less than $10 million.
  • Centurum, Inc.--Costs
    We grant the request.

Mar 15, 2018

  • ORBIS Sibro, Inc.
    We sustain the protest in part and deny it in part.

Mar 14, 2018

Mar 13, 2018

  • Interoperability Clearinghouse
    We dismiss the protest because the protester, a not-for-profit entity, is not an interested party to challenge this sole-source award to an Alaska Native Corporation under the Small Business Administration's (SBA) 8(a) program.

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