Protest of contract award is denied; evaluations were reasonable and in accordance with the listed criteria, and allegation that a personal relationship may have influenced the contract’s award was unsupported.
Protest of award of contracts for supply of custodial products is denied. Protester’s offer was properly evaluated; discussions concerning the offer were not required, and various actions taken in the course of evaluation and award did not prejudice the offeror.
Protest of award of contract for corrugated boxes is denied. Award was properly made on the basis of price when competing offers were evaluated as equal; protester’s contentions did not require raising its score or reducing awardee’s score; awardee’s failure to propose on FOB destination basis did not preclude consideration of its FOB origin offer; other grounds of protest also lacked merit.
Protest of decision to award noncompetitively two year “bridge” contract for money order forms is denied. Award is justified by need to acquire interim quantity of money orders while form is redesigned; awarding longer term contract competitively would not be economically advisable.