[Protest of GPO Contract Award for Graphics and Related Services]

B-260135: Apr 5, 1995

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A firm protested a Government Printing Office (GPO) contract award for graphic products and related services, contending that the two low bidders: (1) misunderstood a bid requirement; and (2) submitted bids that contained errors which, if corrected, would make it the low bidder. GAO held that: (1) there was no evidence that the low bidders misunderstood a bid requirement; (2) the submission of a below-cost bids was not a valid basis for protest; and (3) GPO properly accepted the awardee's low bid. 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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