U.S. Transportation Command awards Global Household Goods Contract to American Roll-On Roll-Off Carrier

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The following article was released June 29 by American Roll-On Roll-Off Carrier. American Maritime Officers represents all licensed officers aboard the company's ships.

American Roll-On Roll-Off Carrier Group, Inc. (ARC) confirmed that the United States Transportation Command (TRANSCOM) has once again awarded the company a multiyear contract to provide global relocation services for the Department of Defense (DoD) and U.S. Coast Guard. Leading a team of partners selected from among global leaders in the moving, logistics and technologies industries, ARC will provide turn-key, all-inclusive worldwide relocation services to Service Members, their families, and DoD civilians under TRANSCOM's Global Household Goods Contract (GHC) (HTC711-19-R-R004).

During a protest to the Government Accountability Office (GAO) related to ARC's original GHC award, TRANSCOM received additional information that it determined should have been considered in its original contract decision. On June 9, TRANSCOM announced it would take corrective action to evaluate this new information and conduct a review of ARC's award. After GAO dismissed the protest and TRANSCOM completed its review, TRANSCOM confirmed its original April 30 decision and re-awarded GHC to Team ARC.

"Team ARC remains committed to our proposal to provide exceptional customer service to TRANSCOM and the Service Members," said ARC CEO Eric Ebeling. "We look forward to getting started on GHC."

About the Global Household Goods Contract (GHC)

Under the terms of GHC, a single commercial move manager, ARC, has been appointed to oversee and be responsible for all activities that relate to the domestic and international movement and storage-in-transit of Household Goods (HHG). Directing a network of hand-picked partners, ARC will provide all personnel, equipment, facilities, tools, materials, supervision, and other items and services necessary to provide global HHG relocation services. GHC includes an initial nine-month transition period and the contract may run for over nine years if all options and awards are exercised by the government.

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