Integrated Bus. Solutions, Inc., B-292239, July 9, 2003
B-292239: Jul 9, 2003
IBS's initial proposal was one of four that NSF included in the competitive range. The agency issued a letter informing the four offerors that their final technical and cost/price submissions were due at 10:30 a.m. on March 13. Attached to the letter was a list of questions that each offeror might consider during preparation of its FPR. Also attached was an amendment that delayed the period of performance by 4-1/2 months. The e-mail informed NSF that IBS's FPR was en route. Advised the deliverer that the submission was late. That IBS's FPR was timely because the RFP did not prohibit electronic submissions. Electronic commerce or facsimile) are permitted in the solicitation. 94-1 CPD Para. 115 at 4 (facsimile best and final offer (BAFO) was properly rejected where RFP did not provide authorization for facsimile submissions).