Providing automatic identification technology expertise throughout the Department of Defense
FAIRFAX, Va. , March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SRA International, Inc. (NYSE: SRX), a leading provider of technology and strategic consulting services and solutions to government organizations and commercial clients, today announced it has been awarded a five-year indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) re-compete contract by the U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM). The base task order is
Under the contract, SRA will continue to support USTRANSCOM and their partners (Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Staff, Combatant Commands, Military Services and Defense Agencies) with policy and standards development, program management, implementation and strategic planning to improve the overall Department of Defense (DOD) distribution process. SRA contributes directly to the effectiveness of the agency's worldwide automatic identification technology (AIT) backbone, enabling automatic capture of data and enhancing the ability to track, document and control deploying forces, equipment, personnel and sustainment supplies.
"Having been a part of DOD's Logistics and AIT office for 10 years, SRA is in a position to ensure uninterrupted support to this critical requirement," said SRA Vice President and Director, Logistics, George Batsakis . "AIT and the related technology known as radio frequency identification (RFID) are critical components of the DOD supply chain. By continuing to provide subject matter expertise to USTRANSCOM and its national partners, SRA will contribute to policy, standards and planning activities related to the broader DOD AIT requirement."
Beyond support to the AIT requirements, SRA also supports the DOD's broader logistics needs. SRA's solutions-based professional services involve the integration of RFID and related technologies, supply chain optimization techniques (e.g., SCOR(R) and Lean Six Sigma), enterprise resource planning (ERP) and support for total lifecycle systems management, including network design and optimization, data mining and distributed information management for logistics situational awareness and common operating picture.
About SRA International, Inc.
SRA and its subsidiaries are dedicated to solving complex problems of global significance for government organizations serving the national security, civil government and global health markets. Founded in 1978, the company and its subsidiaries have expertise in such areas as air surveillance and air traffic management; contract research organization (CRO) services; cybersecurity; disaster response planning; enterprise resource planning; environmental strategies; IT systems, infrastructure and managed services; logistics; public health preparedness; strategic management consulting; systems engineering; and wireless integration.
fortune(R) magazine has chosen SRA as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For" for ten consecutive years. The company and its subsidiaries employ more than 6,900 employees serving clients from headquarters in Fairfax, Va. , and offices around the world. For additional information on SRA, please visit www.sra.com.
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