21/03/2018 05:48 AST

Kuwait & Gulf Link Transport (KGL), an international logistics firm based in Kuwait, revealed that the US Army has awarded it a new contract to support heavy line haul operations for the US Military throughout the Middle East.

Under the terms of the contract, the second of its kind awarded to KGL, the company will provide commercial services that include personnel, equipment, tools, materials, supervision, and non-personnel services necessary to perform commercial line haul, heavy lift, and personnel transportation services in support of the 1st Sustainment Command (Theater), said a statement.

KGL shall provide commercial line haul transportation for the movement of equipment, cargo, and personnel throughout the US Central Command (Centcom) area of responsibility (AOR), it said.

KGL is one of four vendors on the contract, and the value for KGL is estimated to be approximately $200 million, with a maximum contract value not to exceed $547 million for a duration of 60 months, it added.

Sam Khatib, chief business development officer, KGL, said: “We are proud to have worked with the US military in the Middle East for more than two decades, solving complex logistics challenges for missions across the region.”

“This new contract is a testament to our important partnership, and we look forward to continuing our work with the US Army to provide this critical support for its operations in the Middle East,” he added.

For more than 60 years, KGL has been providing comprehensive logistics solutions for international commercial and government clients, most notably the United Nations and the US Government throughout the Middle East, it stated.


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