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.
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.
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