Mack Defense Awarded Defense Logistics Agency Contract
ALLENTOWN, PA (May 1, 2018) – Mack Defense was recently awarded a fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment/indefinite-delivery contract from the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Heavy Equipment Purchasing Program. As part of this contract, Mack Defense will supply trucks and tractors of varying sizes and applications to the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and federal civilian agencies through 2023.
“This contract allows us to continue to support our customers’ transportation equipment needs quickly and efficiently with a diverse portfolio of products,” said Mark Circo, North American sales director and DLA lead for Mack Defense.
The DLA provides worldwide logistics support to the military services as well as several civilian agencies and foreign countries. In the past, recipients of products purchased through a DLA contract have included various U.S. Department of Defense organizations as well as allies in various countries in Africa and the Middle East.
Mack Defense, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mack Trucks, is responsible for the sale of heavy duty trucks to federal- and ministerial-level customers globally.
Dedicated to durability, reliability and meeting the needs of customers, Mack Trucks has provided purpose-built transportation solutions for more than a century. Today, Mack is one of North America's largest producers of heavy-duty trucks, and Mack® trucks are sold and serviced through an extensive distribution network in more than 45 countries. Mack trucks, diesel engines and transmissions sold in North America are assembled in the United States. Mack manufacturing locations are certified to the internationally recognized ISO 9001 standard for quality, ISO 14001 standard for environmental management systems and OHSAS 18001 standard for health and safety management systems. Mack is also a proud sponsor of Share the Road, an American Trucking Associations' public information campaign aimed at enhancing the safety of our nation's roadways.
Mack Trucks is part of the Volvo Group, one of the world's leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines. The Group also provides complete solutions for financing and service. The Volvo Group, with its headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden, employs about 100,000 people, has production facilities in 18 countries and sells its products in more than 190 markets. In 2017, the Volvo Group's net sales amounted to about $39 billion. The Volvo Group is a publicly-held company. Volvo shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. For more information, please visit www.volvogroup.com.