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Stevensville, MD (May 13, 2020) –
Federal Resources Supply Company was selected by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) to deliver kits of life-saving Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to approximately 15,000 nursing homes across America. Responding to a request from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and in coordination with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), DLA awarded Federal Resources a contract to provide 1.2 million pieces of eye protection, 13.8 million surgical masks, 12.8 million gowns, and 64.4 million pairs of gloves to ensure the safety and well-being of America’s seniors during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Federal Resources is honored to be awarded the contract to provide necessary equipment and solutions to the nation’s essential health-care workers. Those on the front line of the COVID-19 healthcare crisis are protecting America’s seniors and the loved ones of our nation. The logistical challenge of quickly delivering around 15,000 shipments of PPE pales in comparison to the challenges healthcare workers are facing daily,” said Robert McWilliams, Federal Resources President. “As the threat climate makes the jobs of those on the front lines more difficult and dangerous, we are more committed now than ever to supporting their missions and providing the equipment and solutions to keep them safe from harm.”
Federal Resources has partnered with the DLA to secure products and solutions to aid in the COVID-19 response. DLA is the nation’s combat logistics support agency, managing the global supply chain for the military and other federal agencies. In the midst of a global shortage of PPE, including surgical masks, gowns, eye protection and gloves, Federal Resources located multiple sources of supply to quickly and efficiently put critical PPE in the hands of those who need them.
DLA announced the award to Federal Resources on April 27, 2020, under the Special Operations Equipment (SOE) contract, which is a firm-fixed price, Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract that rapidly fields various equipment including lifesaving products to the military, federal government and first responders.
Federal Resources is proud to continue its support of DLA and its customers through not only this award but with multiple mission critical solutions. For a more comprehensive review of Federal Resources’ equipment and procurement solutions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit us at www.federalresources.com/COVID.
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About Federal Resources
Founded in 1986, Federal Resources is a leading provider of quality products and mission-critical solutions that support the U.S. Military, Federal Government, State/Local Responders, and International Markets. Specializing in comprehensive life-cycle sustainment solutions; procurement and acquisition; technical services and asset management; and training expertise, the organization is dedicated to serving its diverse range of well-established and emerging market segments. Federal Resources strives to fulfill and expand upon its mission to ensure end-users are equipped with the most innovative, reliable, and cost-effective products and technologies available on the market. For more information, please visit www.federalresources.com.
About the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA)
As the nation’s combat logistics support agency, the Defense Logistics Agency manages the global supply chain – from raw materials to end user to disposition – for the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, 10 combatant commands, other federal agencies, and partner and allied nations. DLA also supplies 86 percent of the military’s spare parts and nearly 100 percent of fuel and troop support consumables, manages the reutilization of military equipment, provides catalogs and other logistics information products, and offers document automation and production services to a host of military and federal agencies. Headquartered at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, DLA is a global enterprise – wherever the United States has a significant military presence, DLA is there to support. For more information, please visit www.dla.mil.