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Lower Performance Risk May Outweigh Price Discount In 'best Value' Determination

Tuesday, September 04, 2007 12:42 pm

 
Lower Performance Risk May Outweigh Price Discount In 'best Value' Determination

Midwest Metals' protest of a delivery order to a competing vendor failed when the Comptroller General ruled that the agency's judgment was reasonable and consistent with the stated evaluation criteria.

In January 2007, the Department of the Army issued a request for quotation (RFQ) for 90 headless pins and 800 round nuts. The solicitation contemplated a single award to the vendor whose quotation represented "the best value to the Government based on Price and Performance Risk." The Army's Past Performance Information Retrieval System-Statistical Reporting (PPIRS-SR) system processed data for the latter category. The RFQ provided that the award would be determined on a "best value" basi [...]

 
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