Bennett International Logistics Awarded GSA Schedule 48 Contract for Transportation Consulting Services
Award streamlines ability of Federal Government customers to purchase expert consulting on a range of transportation and logistics challenges
October 30, 2012 - McDonough, GA
Bennett International Logistics, LLC, a leading provider of full spectrum Fourth Party Logistics (4PL) and Third Party Logistics (3PL) services, today announced that it has been awarded a Schedule 48 contract by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), the procurement arm of the federal government. GSA Schedule 48 provides federal, state, and local government entities with transportation, delivery and relocation solutions.
"Even though Bennett has served the Federal Government on large and complex projects for many years, being awarded this GSA contract makes partnerships with additional entities even easier," said Charles Phillips, Vice President, Bennett International Logistics. "We are known for our extensive work with DOD and FEMA, especially related to our core competencies in open-deck trucking of all kinds and specialized, heavy or over-dimensional freight, but there are huge opportunities to help other entities with a wide gamut of logistics challenges. Working with the GSA was an extremely rewarding experience, and we look forward to pursuing additional contracts."
Federal customers can access information about Bennett International Logistics service offerings through the GSA Schedules e-Library (www.gsaelibrary.gsa.gov) by searching for the Federal Supply Schedule GS-33F-010AA, or "Bennett International". This contract provides services in category 411 3:
"Provide agencies with access to transportation consultants to assist them in spend analysis, benchmarking, best practice evaluations, risk assessment, performance metrics, outsourcing studies, re-engineering, requirements analysis, policy review and audit analysis & studies. This includes consultation on the full range of transportation and accessorial services to fulfill requirements for one or more modes of transportation, including air, sea, and/or land transportation of supplies, resources and personnel that agencies may require."
About Bennett International Logistics
Bennett International Logistics, LLC, is a non-asset based neutral affiliate of Bennett International Group, LLC focused on delivering management solutions that integrate resources and technology to design, engineer and manage complex supply chain processes and systems. Bennett’s team of subject matter experts has enabled it to achieve a reputation as an exceptionally unique Fourth Party Logistics (4PL) and Third Party Logistics (3PL) service provider, with competencies spanning from manufacturing just-in-time inventory management to complex U.S. Department of Defense – Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) projects and specialized Nuclear New Construction Logistics management systems.
As a certified Woman owned business, driven by its core values based business management methodology, Bennett was awarded the 2012 National Defense Transportation Association’s National Transportation Award.
GSA secures the buildings, products, services, technology, and other workplace essentials needed by federal agencies. An estimated 12,000 GSA employees support more than one million federal workers located in 8,000 government-owned and leased buildings in 2,000 U.S. communities and overseas.