Defense Logistics Agency Awards SAIC with Global Tire Program
RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 4, 2018--The Defense Logistics Agency awarded Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) with a $900 million firm-fixed-price requirements contract to continue to act as lead supply chain manager and integrator for a Defense Logistics Agency tire delivery program. The contract has a five-year base period of performance with two, two-year option periods, plus four two-month option periods. If all options are exercised, the contract could be worth potentially $1.7 billion. Work will be performed in Fairfield, New Jersey, Ft. Worth, Texas, and other areas outside the continental United States.
“SAIC is very proud to continue as DLA’s Supply Chain Alliance partner for military tires. This is a third-generation program that will now include Navy Aviation tires along with U.S. Air Force and Army fleets,” said Jim Scanlon, SAIC senior vice president and general manager of the Defense Systems Customer Group. “As on the current contract (TSI), we are committed to meeting DLA’s readiness goals with premium on-time delivery performance.”
As part of the tires program, SAIC has delivered more than 1.5 million tires at an outstanding 97 percent fill-rate level. Customers using the Global Tire Program integrator contract are the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, and foreign military sales. Learn more about how we keep the Department of Defense rolling.
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KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA VIRGINIA
INDUSTRY KEYWORD: SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT TRANSPORT LOGISTICS/SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT AUTOMOTIVE TIRES & RUBBER DEFENSE RETAIL CONTRACTS
SOURCE: Science Applications International Corp.
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