Sterling Services, Inc., B-291625; B-291626, January 14, 2003
B-291625,B-291626, Jan 14, 2003
Protester is not an interested party to maintain protest challenging proposal evaluation where it did not acknowledge material amendment. Protester would be ineligible for award even if protest of evaluation were sustained. 2. Protest that awardee's offered fixed price is unreasonably low is denied. Purpose of price reasonableness determination in fixed-price context is to ensure that price is not unreasonably high. The amendment was issued September 24. The amendment was transmitted to Sterling by facsimile and e-mail on September 24. Prior to receiving the agency's September 27 letter (and apparently in response to being advised that award was made to another concern). This letter was received by Sterling on October 21.