Welcome to the weekly online journal focused entirely on GAO Bid Protests of Federal Government contract awards brought to you by the Government Contracts Practice Group at General Counsel, P.C.. This site will be updated at least once a week with analysis and summaries of the latest GAO Bid Protest decisions and information to help professionals and business owners make informed decisions on protesting a contract solicitation or award.

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Bundling or Consolidation Archive

  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Major Contracting Services, Inc. Agency: Department of the Army Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest arguing that solicitation improperly restricts competition in violation of the Competition in Contracting Act by consolidating portable latrine waste disposal services with waste disposal services...

    Major Contracting Services, Inc., B-406980, October 10, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Major Contracting Services, Inc. Agency: Department of the Army Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest arguing that solicitation improperly restricts competition in violation of the Competition in Contracting Act by consolidating portable latrine waste disposal services with waste disposal services...

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  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: CYIOS, Inc. Agency: Department of the Army Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest that procurement consolidating information technology support services was an impermissible bundling of requirements is denied, where the agency reasonably determined that consolidation would result in substantial cost...

    CYIOS, Inc., B-402728.3, July 13, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: CYIOS, Inc. Agency: Department of the Army Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest that procurement consolidating information technology support services was an impermissible bundling of requirements is denied, where the agency reasonably determined that consolidation would result in substantial cost...

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  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Northrop Grumman Technical Services, Inc. Agency: Department of the Air Force Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Consolidation of requirements for contractor logistics support for the C-20 and C-37 aircraft requiring 5 years of fixed-price flying hour rates is reasonable, where...

    Northrop Grumman Technical Services, Inc., B-406523, June 22, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Northrop Grumman Technical Services, Inc. Agency: Department of the Air Force Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Consolidation of requirements for contractor logistics support for the C-20 and C-37 aircraft requiring 5 years of fixed-price flying hour rates is reasonable, where...

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