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Up to $17.4M to Unisys for Military Global Freight Management

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(click to view full) The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) awarded Unisys a firm-fixed-price task order (HTC711-09-F-0030) to design, develop and maintain the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command’s (SDDC) Global Freight Management (GFM) system. Using GFM, the U.S. Defense Department purchases commercial freight transportation services for everything from missiles to cotton balls, according to Bob Burkard, Global Freight Management project manager at Unisys Federal Systems. Under the task order, Unisys will also provide project management and integration services, e-commerce solutions, systems training, and software testing and documentation. The task order, awarded under the GSA Schedule 70 contract (GS-35F-0343J), has a 5-month base period, followed by four 1-year options and a final 7-month option. The options are exercisable at the discretion of the government. The contract has a value of $1.4 million for the 5-month base period and a total value of $17.4 million if all options are exercised. The award follows the recompete of a task order awarded to Unisys in October 2006, which had expired. DID has more on how the GFM system works and how shippers compete for DoD contracts… The SDDC, part of the U.S. Transportation Command, manages all DoD surface freight movement and is responsible […]

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