Serco Awarded Logistics Support Task Order on US Navy Seaport Contract
Date : 01 September 2009
Serco Inc., the US subsidiary of Serco Group, a provider of professional, technology, and management services to the federal government, announced that the Company has been awarded a task order on the Seaport contract with the U.S. Navy's Fleet and Industrial Supply Center San Diego (FISCSD) Hazardous Material (HAZMAT) Operations to provide logistical support for acquisition, management, issuance and disposal of HAZMAT products and chemicals. The task order has a one year base period with four one-year option periods and is valued at approximately $66 million, inclusive of the options.
Under the task order, Serco will provide Third Party Logistics (3PL) support in the form of timely and cost effective procurement, storage, issue and delivery of HAZMAT products. Serco's work on this task order also helps minimize costs and protect the environment through material reuse, recycling, reutilization, and spill prevention programs. The Company will support 15 geographically dispersed installations throughout the Navy's Southwest Region. Serco has been providing similar services to FISCSD since 2002.
"We are excited to have been awarded the opportunity to continue supporting the U.S. Navy," said Earl Eaton, Serco's Vice President of Navy Logistics. "This win demonstrates Serco's ability to provide high-quality, cost effective, HAZMAT material management solutions that optimize material availability and support FISCSD's initiatives to achieve warfighter mission readiness."
The Seaport contract is the U.S. Navy's platform for acquiring support services in 22 functional areas. Under this contract vehicle, Serco provides engineering, information technology, human strategies, enterprise outsourcing, business process reengineering, economic cost analysis, and supply chain management services.
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