The General Services Administration will be able to offer its third iteration of the office supplies strategic sourcing contract again after the last of its bid protests was denied.
The Government Accountability Office denied on Dec. 3, 2014 Coast-to-Coast Computer Product’s bid protest, claiming it didn’t have merit.
That marks the sixth unsuccessful bid protest of the GSA OS3 contract from various vendors since GSA announced the 21 awards in August.
The GAO decision lifts the stay of performance on OS3 and GSA can now offer OS3 to federal agencies, a Dec. 4 GSA statement says.
The OS3 contacting vehicle is meant to save the federal government money on everyday office supplies like pens, paper and printing items by providing agencies with a list of vendors with already negotiated prices.
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