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Greg Souchack: IBM’s Watson AI to Support Army Logistics Unit’s Transportation Cost Analysis

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 13, 2017 — Greg Souchack, partner for managed services and cloud solutions at IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) global business services unit, has said the company’s Watson artificial intelligence technology will work to help the U.S. Army perform an analysis of the cost of transporting military equipment, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. C4ISRNet reported …

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Serco Inc. to Support Traffic Mgmt in Austin, Texas; Dave Dacquino Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 28, 2017 — Serco‘s North American business will provide management services in support of the Texas transportation department’s Combined Transportation Emergency & Communications Center in Austin under a potential $7 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday Serco Inc. will oversee freeway operations in Austin to …

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Serco’s Dave Dacquino Talks Business Opportunities, Target Market

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 7, 2017 — Dave Dacquino, CEO of Serco‘s business operations in North America, has said the company sees business opportunities in the areas of defense, citizen services and transportation. He told ExecutiveBiz in an interview published Wednesday that Serco is also working to enter the market for providing …

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McKinsey Uses Benchmarking Methodology to Measure Gov’t Productivity Through Spending

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 21, 2017 — A McKinsey and Company research organization has unveiled a benchmarking methodology that serves to measure government productivity in terms of the effectiveness and efficiency of its spending, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The McKinsey Center for Government’s Government Productivity Scope works to analyze government expenditures in healthcare, education, public …

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L3 Business Unit Wins $202M Contract to Support Marine Corps, Navy C-12s

An L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) business unit has won a potential $202.2 million contract to provide depot-level maintenance, logistics and sustaining engineering services for C-12 utility lift aircraft of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. The Defense Department said Wednesday L3’s Vertex Aerospace business will perform site support, aircraft and engine depot …

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Parsons, MIT Hold Workshop on Infrastructure, Smart Cities & Transportation; Biff Lyons Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 4, 2017 — Parsons has led a workshop in partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s civil and environmental engineering department to cover infrastructure, smart cities and transportation research, GovCon Executive reported Friday. The company said Thursday the activity was held March and sought to discuss the alignment …

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ASRC Federal Secures $100M Contract for DHS Facility Operations Support; Mark Gray Comments

ASRC Federal‘s field services unit has received a potential $100 million contract to support operations at the Department of Homeland Security‘s Federal Law Enforcement Training Center and other ancillary support facilities located in Charleston, South Carolina. The company said Thursday the contract covers facility maintenance, student assistance and transportation services along with …

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December 28 Market Close: GovCon Index Falls, Primes Lead Losses

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index tumbled Wednesday on notable declines by large defense and government services primes as U.S. stocks also fell with every major sector in negative territory to damper hopes of a Dow Jones Industrial Average close above 20, 000 before the year’s end. Two out of 30 GovCon Index stocks …

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David Cummins Appointed Transportation Group SVP at Serco’s North American Arm; Dan Allen Comments

David Cummins, former senior vice president of mobility solutions at Xerox (NYSE: XRX), has joined Serco Group‘s North American subsidiary as senior vice president for the transportation business unit. The 15-year industry veteran will be in charge of Reston, Virginia-based Serco Inc.‘s work in the aviation, air traffic control, fleet management and intelligent transportation …

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Crowley Maritime Subsidiary to Provide DoD Freight Transport Services Under Potential $2.3B Transcom Contract

A Crowley Maritime Corp. subsidiary has secured a potential seven-year, $2.3 billion contract from the U.S. Transportation Command to provide transportation and related services to the Defense Department. Crowley Logistics will perform truckload, full truckload, expedited and refrigerated services for vendor facilities, DoD warehouses or depots and U.S. military installations in the U.S. and Canada, …

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