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Contractor: Federal Express Corporation
Department: United States Transportation Command
Federal Express Corp. of El Segundo, Calif., is being awarded a $49,778,917 modification for the exercise of the second option period under an indefinite delivery, requirements, fixed-price contract (HTC711-11-D-C050), with economic price adjustment for overpacking and transportation of perishable subsistence. This contract provides for cold-chain packing, logistics and international air transportation of primarily fresh fruits and vegetables from the U.S. West Coast to various Pacific locations in support of the Defense Commissary Agency and Defense Logistics Agency. Work will be performed in Japan, Korea, Guam and Alaska, beginning Oct. 1, 2013, with an expected completion date of Sept. 30, 2014. Funds will be obligated through decentralized orders. The initial contract was a competitive acquisition solicited using the Federal Business Opportunities Web site, and five offers were received. The contracting activity is U.S. Transportation Command, Directorate of Acquisition, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.
Total Contract Value: $49,778,917