Bid Protest Spotlight: Jurisdiction, Standing, Selection Criteria

Law360 (February 7, 2020, 4:37 PM EST) -- This installment of the bid protest spotlight examines three protest decisions released in January. First, Colonna’s Shipyard Inc. addresses challenges to contractor performance assessment reports, or CPARs.

Second, Noble Supply & Logistics Inc. addresses whether agencies can use a highest-technically rated reasonably priced selection methodology when procuring through the General Services Administration’s Federal Supply Schedules, or FSS.

Third, W&G Machine Co. considers whether an incumbent small-business supplier has standing to challenge of the bundling of contracts by the Defense Logistics Agency, or DLA, after it sat idle through multiple bid solicitations.

Colonna’s Shipyard

In Colonna’s Shipyard,[1] Colonna’s Shipyard challenged the Navy’s reliance...

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