“This award further demonstrates the confidence that military customers have in the world-class logistics capabilities offered by the Akima portfolio of companies,” said Scott Rauer, President of Akima’s Facilities Solutions Group.
HERNDON, Va. (PRWEB) March 10, 2020
Akima today announced that Akima Support Operations has been awarded a contract to provide logistics support to the Army Field Support Battalion at Fort Hood, Texas. The award has a 5-year period of performance and a total contract value of approximately $101.3 million, if all options are exercised.
“This award further demonstrates the confidence that military customers have in the world-class logistics capabilities offered by the Akima portfolio of companies,” said Scott Rauer, President of Akima’s Facilities Solutions Group. “Fort Hood is home to many legendary United States Army units, and we are proud to support the mission of such an important and storied military facility.”
The award was made to Akima under the Enhanced Army Global Logistics Enterprise (EAGLE) Program. Working in support of the Army logistics mission, Akima will focus on efficiency and continuous improvement programs to support efforts for the Department of the Army, coalition partners, foreign governments, and other Department of Defense agencies.
“Our experience providing support to facilities similar to Fort Hood was invaluable to receiving this award,” said Doug Magee, President of Akima Support Operations. “We are excited to immediately provide value on this contract through our agility and our experience.”
Akima support will focus primarily on materiel maintenance, supply services, ammunition services, transportation, and associated logistics analysis and management functions in support of the mission.
About Akima Support Operations
Akima Support Operations is an experienced provider of base operations, logistics and maintenance support services to the federal government. A provider of high-quality services with a world class record of safety, Akima Support Operations provides support to the missions of military and civilian government customers with project management, transportation services, base supply services, materiel maintenance, and civil engineering services. For more information, visit http://www.akimasupportops.com.
Akima is a global enterprise with more than 7,500 employees, delivering agile solutions to the federal government in the core areas of aviation, construction, facilities and logistics, IT and mission support, protective services and detention management, and systems engineering. As a subsidiary of NANA, an Alaska Native Corporation owned by more than 14,300 Iñupiat shareholders, Akima’s core mission is to enable superior outcomes for our customers’ missions while simultaneously creating a long-lived asset for NANA consistent with our Iñupiat values. In 2019, Washington Technology ranked Akima #38 amongst the top 100 government contractors. To learn more about Akima, visit http://www.akima.com.