Agility DGS Selected for U.S. Army Transport Contract in Europe
One of six companies positioned to handle movement of assets, personnel
WASHINGTON, DC – May 12, 2020 – Agility Defense & Government Services (DGS) is among the companies chosen for a position on a new U.S. Army contract to manage movement of troops, equipment and related material throughout Europe.
The contract, awarded by the Army’s 21st Theater Sustainment Command based in Kaiserslautern, Germany, takes effect this month and is a three-year, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract vehicle with a value not to exceed $49 million.
The contract is intended to help meet the requirements of the growing presence of U.S. forces in Europe. U.S. forces and their allies have been conducting an increasing number of joint exercises in Eastern Europe and the Baltics.
Agility DGS is one of six companies positioned to provide transportation services for U.S. Army assets and personnel within the European theater, along with support for unit deployments to Europe from the United States, and returning after deployments.
Agility DGS is currently the sole provider of oversized and overweight cargo transportation (ground) services for the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) under a heavy haul contract and provides transportation for 8,000 passengers a year on Cyprus under a separate MoD contract.
Separately, Agility DGS this month began work on two UK MoD contracts to manage the sale and disposal of aviation platforms, equipment and spares, and other surplus military equipment and property.
Agility is a global logistics company with $5.1 billion in annual revenue and 26,000+ employees in more than 100 countries. It is one of the world’s top freight forwarding and contract logistics providers, and a leader and investor in technology to enhance supply chain efficiency. Agility is a pioneer in emerging markets and one of the largest private owners and developers of warehousing and light industrial parks in the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Agility’s subsidiary companies offer fuel logistics, airport services, commercial real estate and facilities management, customs digitization, and remote infrastructure services.