GAO Affirms Rejection Of Late Bid For Tire Contract

Law360, New York (April 12, 2011, 7:39 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Government Accountability Office on Friday denied B&S Transport Inc.'s protest over the Defense Logistics Agency's rejection of its late bid for a tire supply contract, saying that the contractor was largely responsible for the delays.

B&S Transport Inc. had protested the DLA's rejection of its proposal to provide the agency with various types of tires, which was received 20 minutes after the deadline, according to a GAO decision published Tuesday. B&S blamed the agency, saying its courier was held up by security and directed...
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