Late Deliveries Doom $2.5M Printing Contract Bids, GAO Says

Law360, New York (May 8, 2013, 4:29 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Government Accountability Office on Monday denied Colonial Press International, Inc.’s protest over the rejection of its low bids for $2.5 million in Medicare and nutrition handbook printing contracts, citing the company’s recent history of late deliveries.

The GAO said a decision declaring Colonial Press a nonresponsible contractor and rejecting its bid for two printing contracts was reasonable given that three of the 18 government orders fulfilled by the company since November were delivered late.

Although Colonial Press maintained that those late deliveries were beyond...
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