KPMG LLP, B-292624, October 27, 2003
B-292624: Oct 27, 2003
DIGEST Protest that vendor's quotation should have been rejected for failure to satisfy alleged solicitation requirement to provide labor rates under a specific labor category is denied where the solicitation did not contain mandatory labor categories. KPMG contends that Deloitte & Touche's quotation should have been rejected as noncompliant with the solicitation requirements. Under which subsequent task orders will be issued. Selection was to be made on a "best value" basis with the evaluation criteria consisting of technical acceptability and experience. Which were equal in importance. Which was less important. Price which was least important. Which could be determinative if the difference in the other factors was slight in comparison to the price difference.