The VA bought a generic medicine from a company selling New Jersey-made tablets containing an active ingredient from India.
Procurement attorney Joseph Petrillo of Petrillo and Powell offered an update on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
A new contracting clause from the General Service Administration has potentially big implications for anyone buying from the schedule vendors.
The winning bidder of a DoE contract ran into protests because of its novel approach to handling very dangerous material.
Procurement attorney Joseph Petrillo outlines a case where one contracting company complains about multiple award contracts.
Federal procurement is more complicated than it has to be. Joseph Petrillo tells Federal Drive which procurement reforms would be most beneficial.
Attorney Joseph Petrillo explains why it's not necessarily easy to figure out whether you are a small business for purposes of federal contracting.
Even though the number of bid protests is on the rise, the absolute number of them represent only a tiny fraction of contracting activity.
Sometimes it's easy to forget the government can terminate any contract at any time for convenience.
Sometimes the source selection authorities choose a different contractor than the one favored by the program people. If they do, they better have a good reason.
Incumbency has its advantages and sometimes being roughly as good and coming in with a lower price doesn't mean you'll take the stage.
If a company's winning bid proposal team includes a former agency employee, that's not necessarily a conflict of interest.
If you decide to protest, don't try to keep details of the performance reviews from the court. The judges don't like that.
Indefinite-delivery, indefinite quantity contracts with multiple contractors are supposed to make competition easier. Sometimes the opposite happens.