Consolidated Services Worldwide, Inc., B-290751.7, October 21, 2002
B-290751.7, Oct 21, 2002
DIGEST Protest challenging the rejection of proposal is denied where the protester did not unambiguously commit in its proposal to satisfy the solicitation's key personnel provision. The RFP was issued as a set-aside for Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) firms or for qualified HUBZone joint ventures for a 2-year base period and three 1-year option periods. /1/ The RFP includes seven functional areas (FA) corresponding to various required services. Multiple awards will be made to the responsible offerors whose proposals represent the best values to the government. Awardees will compete for subsequent task orders. Offerors were to insert an "hourly ceiling labor rate" for each labor category and to multiply this rate by the number of estimated hours to arrive at a total price for each labor category.