The Department of State’s Integrated Logistics Management System (ILMS) solicitation is expected to be released in March, and a second virtual Pre-solicitation Industry Event will be held at 9:00AM EST on February 23.
This $2.5-billion contract will be a single award Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ), a one-year base contract with nine one-year options (a total of ten years). The competition is full and open/unrestricted.
The scope of work is anticipated to require support in the following areas:
- Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management
- Global Systems Integration
- Global Change Management
Applicable NAICS: 541511 – Custom Computer Programming Services.
Additional details on the opportunity and how to register for the Industry Day can be found at SAM.gov.
There are five overarching capability areas that the Contractor is required to support, each with several sub-capability areas and an associated primary objective.
- Capability Area 1: Program Management and Support
- Capability Area 2: Agile Product Management
- Capability Area 3: Data Management and Analytics Operations
- Capability Area 4: Technology Management
- Capability Area 5: Customer Support and Services
This IDIQ may be used as deemed necessary for other DOS programs requiring similar capabilities.
A facility security clearance at the TOP SECRET level is required for contract performance. Accenture is the current incumbent since being awarded the contract in April 2009.
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