GPO Awards $130 Million in Print Jobs Through May 2004
Press release from the issuing company
June 25, 2004- The Federal Government Printing Office (GPO) awarded nearly $130 million of work during the first five months of 2004.
The GPO awarded nearly $60 million of work with a value of $25,000 and above during the first five months of 2004. During this same period of time, private sector companies were awarded "smaller" print jobs with a combined value of nearly $70 million.
From January 1, 2004 through May 31, 2004, the GPO awarded 787 large jobs totaling $59,308,250 through competitive bidding from it 21 procurement offices. This includes 411 single bid jobs, and 376 orders placed under term contracts. The largest concentration of volume was bought through the Washington, DC Central Procurement Office where work orders amounted to $33,053,027. The average production time for these jobs was 29 days. Private sector companies were awarded 49,243 smaller jobs with a combined value of $69,322,702.
This information was released by ABC Advisors, a provider of services aimed at assisting printers in supplementing commercial work through government opportunities.
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