GROH GmbH, B-291980, March 26, 2003
B-291980: Mar 26, 2003
DIGEST Protest that contracting agency improperly rejected proposal sent by facsimile as late is denied where the record does not establish that the agency timely received the protester's proposal and where. The closing time and date for receipt of proposals under this solicitation was 4 p.m. on February 3. " stated that proposals were to be delivered to "the place" listed in block 8 of the form. Electronic commerce or facsimile) are permitted in the solicitation. The contracting officer informed GROH that its proposal was delivered late and could not be considered for award. GROH argues that its proposal was not late because the log from its facsimile machine shows that it was successfully faxed to the agency before the closing date.