Yesterday, GTSI Corp. announced that it was named one of five awardees of an Army Program Executive office, Enterprise Information Systems (PEO-EIS) $418.52 million contract for Automatic Identification Technology (AIT) products, services, and solutions.
Under the contract, GTSI will provide a wide range of services and innovative solutions to fully address the Government’s AIT requirements. AIT includes the use of mobile and handheld computing devices — connected to wireless networks and enterprise applications – to capture and process data from bar codes, item unique identification (IUID), and radio frequency identification (RFID) tags.
“As one of the largest solutions contracts in the company’s history and building on our extensive track record in the area of automatic identification technology, we look forward to working with the Army and other departments to help them build sophisticated asset management and supply chain solutions to meet their critical mission needs, ” said company CEO Jim Leto. “Over the past several years we have provided the Army and other key agencies with logistics support through a variety of technology applications and are pleased to be a part of the future development and deployment of automatic identification technology solutions. By automating or applying technology applications to what was previously a purely manual task, customers will have real-time visibility of assets throughout their work centers and storage areas.”