Nutech Laundry & Textiles, Inc., B-291739, February 10, 2003
B-291739, Feb 10, 2003
Which exceeded the government estimate by more than 50 percent and was almost double the offer of a large business. Was fair and reasonable. Was not fair and reasonable. Offerors were to provide unit pricing for bulk linen and 21 other laundry service line items. Award was to be made to the small business contractor that provided the "best overall value to the Government. Submitted proposals in response to the RFP. /1/ Both proposals were found technically acceptable. Nutech's price was more than twice that of the other offeror (Offeror A) and well above the government estimate (dated February 21. During which Nutech was informed that its "costs appear to be excessive" and was asked to "verify and reconsider" its costs.