Feds Announce Finalists to Replace Phoenix System, Jet Fighter RFP Specs Attacked as F-35 Biased, and Study Says Streamlining Would Save Bidders Millions

By Paul Emanuelli 

In this week’s newsreel, Canada’s federal government takes a mulligan with a second attempt at a payroll system upgrade, while its fighter jet RFP specifications are attacked for F-35 bias, and its lawyers are accused of intimidation by a losing bidder over a lost profit lawsuit.  In other news, Trump and Trudeau talk tariffs and trade, Trump raises concerns over a military merger, Nunavut’s procurement minister fights back against bias allegations, critics claim subcontractor connections in a DC sole-source deal, Nepal secretly amends its procurement rules, an incumbent Texas golf course operator faces eviction over a bid paperwork error, and an Australian study claims streamlining the bidding system could save contractors millions.

Feds Announce Finalists to Replace Phoenix System

Jet Fighter RFP Specs Attacked as F-35 Biased

Losing Bidder Claims Intimidation by Federal Lawyers

Trump and Trudeau to Talk Tariffs and Trade

Trump Raises Concerns Over Military Merger

Nunavut Minister Challenges Bias Allegations

Critics Claim Politics Behind DC Sole-Source Deal

Nepal Secretly Amends Procurement Policy

Golf Course Operator in Peril Over Bid Technicality

Study Says Streamlining Would Save Bidders Millions