The U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) and the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC) are gearing up for the Universal Services Contract – 10 (USC-10). This contract vehicle, with an estimated value of approximately $4 billion, is crucial for the deployment, sustainment, and redeployment of U.S. forces globally. A final Request for Proposals (RFP) is expected this month, according to a pre-solicitation notice in SAM.gov.

The USC program is integral to SDDC’s worldwide mission, offering international ocean and intermodal distribution services in support of the Defense Transportation System (DTS). The DTS cargo includes a wide range of items:

  • Military equipment and related supplies
  • Supermarket-type commodities from the Defense Commissary Agency (DECA)
  • Department store merchandise from Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) and Navy Exchange Command (NEXCOM)
  • Supplies from the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) and General Services Administration (GSA)
  • Mail from the Military Postal Service (MPSA)

This contract will handle substantial, recurring volumes of cargo across numerous global trade routes, making it a significant logistic operation. Although the competition will be full and open, it is limited to vessel owning/controlling companies.

USC-10 at a Glance

  • Contract Type: Multiple Fixed-Price with Economic Price Adjustment (EPA), Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts.
  • Performance Period: 5 years, starting 1 September 2024, with a potential six-month extension.
  • NAICS Code: 483111 (Deep Sea Freight Transportation).
  • Competition Type: Full and Open, limited to vessel owning/controlling companies.
  • Estimated Value: Approximately $4 billion.

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Leverage OST Global Solutions’ extensive experience in Government contracting, particularly in logistics and transportation. Our team offers proposal support and strategic insights for the USC-10 bid.

Tailored Proposal Assistance: From crafting compelling narratives to aligning with the contract’s requirements, our experts are here to guide you every step of the way.

OST Global Solutions is a professional business development consulting firm. We have extensive experience supporting large, strategic bids like USC-10. We can provide capture and proposal teams to develop a complete, winning proposal. Or we can provide consultants on a case-by-case basis to fill gaps on your business development team. Our services related to USC-10 consist of team identification/negotiation, capture management, win strategy consulting, Black-Hat and price-to-win (PTW) services, proposal management, pricing, color reviews, proposal writing, editing, and desktop publishing.

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