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Cancellation of a Solicitation Archive

  • Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of the Army Disposition:  Protests denied. General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO denied the protests of Latvian Connection, LLC and Solution Managers International–USA, LLC, based on the decision of the Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command New Jersey, to amend,...

    Latvian Connection, LLC; Solution Managers International–USA, LLC, B-408182.3, B-408182.4, August 13, 2013

    Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of the Army Disposition:  Protests denied. General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO denied the protests of Latvian Connection, LLC and Solution Managers International–USA, LLC, based on the decision of the Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command New Jersey, to amend,...

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  • Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of the Army Disposition:  Protest denied. General Counsel P.C. Highlight:  GAO denied the protest of Latvian Connection, LLC, regarding the terms of a request for proposals (RFP) issued by the Department of the Army for a video wall at Camp...

    Latvian Connection, LLC, B-407972; B-407972.2, May 2, 2013

    Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of the Army Disposition:  Protest denied. General Counsel P.C. Highlight:  GAO denied the protest of Latvian Connection, LLC, regarding the terms of a request for proposals (RFP) issued by the Department of the Army for a video wall at Camp...

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  • Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of the Army Disposition:  Protest denied. General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO denied the protest of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC (GLDD) regarding the post-bid opening cancellation of an invitation for bids (IFB), which was issued by the Department...

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC, B-407502.2, February 13, 2013

    Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of the Army Disposition:  Protest denied. General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO denied the protest of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC (GLDD) regarding the post-bid opening cancellation of an invitation for bids (IFB), which was issued by the Department...

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  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Kingdomware Technologies Agency: Department of the Army Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Cancellation of a FedBid buy after receipt of bids or quotations was reasonable, where the solicitation did not clearly inform vendors as to the nature of the procurement...

    Kingdomware Technologies, B-406966.3, November 27, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Kingdomware Technologies Agency: Department of the Army Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Cancellation of a FedBid buy after receipt of bids or quotations was reasonable, where the solicitation did not clearly inform vendors as to the nature of the procurement...

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  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: MedVet Development LLC Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest of cancellation of a solicitation after receipt of proposals and discussions is denied where the record shows that the agency reasonably concluded that the solicitation would...

    MedVet Development LLC, B-406530, June 18, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: MedVet Development LLC Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest of cancellation of a solicitation after receipt of proposals and discussions is denied where the record shows that the agency reasonably concluded that the solicitation would...

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  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Business Computer Applications, Inc. Agency: Department of Health and Human Services Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest challenging an agency’s decision to cancel a task order solicitation is denied where the level of effort required in the solicitation had to...

    Business Computer Applications, Inc., B-406230.3, May 16, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Business Computer Applications, Inc. Agency: Department of Health and Human Services Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest challenging an agency’s decision to cancel a task order solicitation is denied where the level of effort required in the solicitation had to...

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  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Estrategy, Inc. Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs Disposition: Protest Denied in part and Dismissed in part. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Agency properly cancelled solicitation where the agency could not determine that any of the offerors’ proposed prices, which significantly exceeded the government...

    Estrategy, Inc., B-406466, B-406467, May 4, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Estrategy, Inc. Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs Disposition: Protest Denied in part and Dismissed in part. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Agency properly cancelled solicitation where the agency could not determine that any of the offerors’ proposed prices, which significantly exceeded the government...

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  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: NAS/CORP-TELMAH, Inc. Agency: Department of the Navy Disposition: Protest Denied. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________  GAO Digest: Cancellation of solicitation in negotiated procurement is unobjectionable where agency’s changed requirements, including changed evaluation scheme, provided a reasonable basis for the cancellation General Counsel P.C. Highlight: NAS/CORP-TELMAH,...

    NAS/CORP-TELMAH, Inc., B-405632, December 2, 2011

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: NAS/CORP-TELMAH, Inc. Agency: Department of the Navy Disposition: Protest Denied. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________  GAO Digest: Cancellation of solicitation in negotiated procurement is unobjectionable where agency’s changed requirements, including changed evaluation scheme, provided a reasonable basis for the cancellation General Counsel P.C. Highlight: NAS/CORP-TELMAH,...

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  • Link: GAO Opinion Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs Disposition: Protest and request denied. Keywords: RFP Cancellation General Counsel P.C. Highlight: In a negotiated procurement, such as this one, a contracting agency has broad discretion in deciding whether to cancel a solicitation, and need only establish a...

    KNAPP Logistics Automation, Inc.–Protest and Costs, B-404887.2; B-404887.3, July 27, 2011

    Link: GAO Opinion Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs Disposition: Protest and request denied. Keywords: RFP Cancellation General Counsel P.C. Highlight: In a negotiated procurement, such as this one, a contracting agency has broad discretion in deciding whether to cancel a solicitation, and need only establish a...

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  • Link: GAO Opinion Agency: Defense Logistics Agency Disposition: Protest denied. Keywords: Cancellation of Solicitation General Counsel P.C. Highlight: A contracting agency has broad discretion in deciding whether to cancel a solicitation and need only establish a reasonable basis for doing so. Moreover, even if an initial...

    KGL Logistics, B-404340, January 26, 2011

    Link: GAO Opinion Agency: Defense Logistics Agency Disposition: Protest denied. Keywords: Cancellation of Solicitation General Counsel P.C. Highlight: A contracting agency has broad discretion in deciding whether to cancel a solicitation and need only establish a reasonable basis for doing so. Moreover, even if an initial...

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