Delco Industrial Textile Corporation, B-292324, August 8, 2003
B-292324: Aug 8, 2003
DIGEST Protester's assertion that its subcontractor bore responsibility for untimely delivery under its prime contracts with the agency presents no basis for questioning the agency's downgrading of protester's proposal based on conclusion that its delivery record under those contracts was poor. Agency's evaluation properly was based on its reasonable perception of prior performance problems and. A prime contractor under a government contract is generally responsible for the performance of its subcontractors. Delco contends that the award decision was unreasonable. The ABVS score is comprised of a Federal Supply Class (FSC) score. Was determined to be the "best value" to the government based on past performance.