Collaborating for a More Sustainable Supply Chain in Public Procurement, Pt. 3

- November 21, 2014 11:00 AM | Categories: Governance, Policy, Sustainability

sustainability There's maybe no more important step toward a sustainable supply chain than making the business case. Today, in our final installment of this series, we look at

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Slight Uptick in Protests in 2014

- November 20, 2014 1:52 PM | Categories: Governance

The Government Accountability Office heard 2,561 cases in Fiscal Year 2014, a slight bump up from last year’s 2,429. Those cases include requests for consideration, cost claims and of course, bid protests, of which there were 2,445 in FY 2014, compared to 2,298 last year. Statistically, the rise is fairly insignificant, through it does follow the common wisdom that bid protest are happening more often as budgets decline and companies fight for every contract. According to the GAO’s annual report, only one agency did not follow its protest recommendation—the Air Force, on a Food Transformation Initiative case. Of the 2,445 […]

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