Dubai-based Supreme Group wins $550m fuel contract
Supreme Group, a provider of end-to-end supply chain solutions in challenging environments around the world, has been awarded a contract for fuel supply and storage by the Defense Logistics Agency – Energy (DLA-E).
The two year contract, valued at around US$550 million, is for the delivery of Jet Fuel, Diesel and Motor Gasoline to ten US Forward Operating Bases (FOBs) and one Defense Fuel Supply Point (DFSP) in Afghanistan. The contract is expected to commence on October 1, 2013.
“We are very happy to have been awarded this contract by DLA, which is a reflection of the customer’s confidence in our proven ability to support the U.S. troops in Afghanistan,” said Michael Schuster, managing director – Operations, Supreme Group. “Supreme’s well-established Northern Distribution Network (NDN) will be used in conjunction with the Pakistan supply route to furnish the required volumes on a monthly basis.”
Supreme provides total end-to-end fuel supply solutions to defense forces and commercial sector clients in some of the most remote and challenging regions around the world. The company, which is the largest single provider of fuel to NATO in Afghanistan, operates 23 Bulk Fuel Installations around the world with a combined storage capacity in excess of 87 million USG.
Supreme has received two of DLA’s most esteemed awards since the organisations first started working together; including the ‘New Contractor of the Year Award’ and ‘DLA Vendor Excellence Award – Large Business’.