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Agility Does Some Heavy Lifting for the U.S. Army

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Flatbed Trailer Offloading(click to view full) Agility Defense & Government Services (DGS) in Alexandria, VA received a 1-year contract extension, worth up to $91 million, for the U.S. Army’s Heavy Lift VI contract to provide transportation services for U.S. military personnel, supplies, and equipment in Iraq and Kuwait. For the Heavy Lift VI contract, Agility supplies and operates vehicles, including heavy equipment transport and flatbed trailers, to support the U.S. Army’s supply line needs in Iraq and Kuwait. The company also provides personnel to handle transportation and maintenance operations. This is the 4th and final 1-year extension of the Heavy Lift VI contract (W912D1-05-D-0010). The extension was awarded by the Rock Island Contracting Center and continues Agility’s engagement with Heavy Lift VI through June 30/10. The firm has an interesting history in this area… (click to visit) In 2005, Agility, then known as PWC Logistics, received the original Heavy Lift VI contract, which it estimated at the time was worth $1.5 billion over a 5-year period. The original contract called for an initial 12-month period followed by 4 one-year extension options. Agility was originally established in 1979 by the government of Kuwait under the name the Public Warehousing Company (PWC) […]

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