LONDON and NEW YORK, September 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Two-year contract is for delivery of fuel to ten US FOBs and one DFSP in Afghanistan
Supreme Group, a global leader in the provision of end-to-end supply chain solutions in challenging environments around the world, has been awarded a contract for fuel supply and storage by the Defense Logistics Agency - Energy (DLA-E). The two year contract, valued at around USD 550 million, is for the delivery of Jet Fuel, Diesel and Motor Gasoline to ten US Forward Operating Bases (FOBs) and one Defense Fuel Supply Point (DFSP) in Afghanistan. The contract is expected to commence on October 01, 2013.
"We are very happy to have been awarded this contract by DLA, which is a reflection of the customer's confidence in our proven ability to support the U.S. troops in Afghanistan," said Michael Schuster, Managing Director - Operations, Supreme Group. "Supreme's well-established Northern Distribution Network (NDN) will be used in conjunction with the Pakistan supply route to furnish the required volumes on a monthly basis."
Supreme provides total end-to-end fuel supply solutions to defense forces and commercial sector clients in some of the most remote and challenging regions around the world. The company, which is the largest single provider of fuel to NATO in Afghanistan, operates 23 Bulk Fuel Installations around the world with a combined storage capacity in excess of 87 million USG.
Supreme has received two of DLA's most esteemed awards since the organizations first started working together; including the 'New Contractor of the Year Award' and 'DLA Vendor Excellence Award - Large Business'.
Since 1957 Supreme has delivered logistics support in some of the world's most remote and hostile locations: safely, reliably and efficiently. Supreme's capabilities range from procurement, transportation and storage through to technology and full site services. Today its legacy of proven and trusted performance spans more than fifty years; covering 30 nations across five continents. For more information, visit http://www.supreme-group.net.
About Supreme Group:
Founded in 1957, Supreme Group is a global leader in the provision of end-to-end supply chain solutions to defense, government, and commercial sector clients around the world. For more than fifty years, the company has provided critical, life-sustaining services that empower clients to accomplish missions in challenging and austere environments.
Supreme offers a unique breadth of capabilities - ranging from procurement, transportation and storage through to technology and full site services. Supreme has a long history of supporting international organizations and governments. Its current clients include the United Nations (UN), the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), and leading military forces including the US Department of Defense (DoD) and the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD). Over the years, the company has also partnered with many commercial clients.
The Group's excellent reputation is built on the key strengths of delivering where others cannot; implementing rapid response solutions; and creating fully integrated supply chain solutions.
As a socially responsible organization, Supreme Group strives to maintain the highest standards of ethics and integrity across its operations at all times. It is committed to respecting people and the environment; nurturing community development; implementing sustainable business practices; and giving back to the communities in which it operates.
More information on Supreme Group can be found by visiting http://www.supreme-group.net
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