Shindong-A Express Tour Company, Ltd.--Costs, B-292459.3, March 25, 2004
B-292459.3: Mar 25, 2004
DIGEST Protester's request for a recommendation that it be reimbursed the costs of filing and pursuing its protest is granted where the record shows that the initial protest filing was sufficient to put the agency on notice that the awardee's proposal was unacceptable under the solicitation's stated evaluation scheme yet the agency unduly delayed taking corrective action until after submission of the agency report and the protester's comments. The contract was awarded pursuant to request for proposals (RFP) No. The protest was filed on June 19. Technical proposals were to be evaluated under the following five evaluation factors: quality control plan. These factors were to be rated on a pass/fail basis as either acceptable or unacceptable.