GSA's Logistics Worldwide (LOGWORLD) contract was awarded by and is managed and administered by the GSA's Management Services Center in the Northwest/Arctic region (http://www.northwest.gsa.gov/fss/msc/default.htm). The Logworld contract provides the federal government and other authorized users with a simplified method to obtain high quality logistics support services on a recurring basis.
Government agencies can procure a wide variety of professional logistics services in five primary Special Item Numbers, also known as SINs:
SIN 874-501 SUPPLY AND VALUE CHAIN MANAGEMENT SERVICES
This SIN includes planning, development, management, operation and maintenance of logistics systems. These systems may relate to acquisition support, movement and maintenance of resources (including the material requirements determination and acquisition planning, storage, movement, distribution, maintenance, evacuation and disposition of material and equipment); asset or property visibility and management; and operation and maintenance of the infrastructures that support these activities. Contractors may provide assistance and guidance in support of an agency's assessment of the best combination of channels to create value for its customers. Services may include vendor-managed inventory systems; the operation of private and/or Government-owned warehouses, stockrooms, or other storage facilities; shipping and receiving; staging and storage; packing and crating (excluding household goods); and design, re-engineering, operation and maintenance of distribution and material handling equipment systems.
Services within the logistics management discipline, which support a product or system through its life cycle. Services may include Acquisition Logistics or Integrated Logistics Support associated with the design, development, testing, production, fielding, sustainment, and/or improvement of cost-effective systems including the eventual disposal or salvage of these systems. Contractors may provide logistics expertise in the pre-production or design phases of systems to ensure that the systems can be supported through their life-cycles and that the infrastructure elements necessary for operational support are identified and acquired. These services may continue through the life cycle of the system or product and include guidance, assistance, and/or operational support. (Note: Engineering services may be acquired under the GSA Professional Engineering Services MAS.) The supply chain management elements that are involved in this activity may be acquired under this SIN or in combination with other SINs.
This SIN includes moving and storage, transportation system development and management, carrier management/routing and freight forwarding (excluding household goods and small package services). These services may include planning, design, implementation, and/or operation of systems or facilities for the movement of goods, supplies, equipment, or people by road, air, water, rail, or pipeline. Commercial passenger airline services covered by the Airline City Pair Program are excluded.
This SIN includes contingency planning; inventory and property planning, movement, storage and accountability; and communications and logistics systems to permit rapid deployment and management of supplies and equipment. Contractors may provide expert advice, assistance, guidance or operational support to identify and utilize existing regional or global resources, identify alternative capabilities and plan for effective integration of public and private sector support or resources.
This SIN includes training in system operations and automated tools for supply and value chain management, property and inventory management, distribution and transportation management and maintenance of equipment and facilities supporting these activities.
Raytheon considers effective training programs to be a key part of our technical support services. Raytheon's training capabilities are significant and diverse. Our systems approach to training includes all essential functions from initial preparation of task and skills analyses through the actual training and monitoring of graduates to ensure that they have acquired the necessary knowledge and skills.
Raytheon's training courses are custom designed to fit individual customer needs. Training methods may include everything from traditional stand-up training to the use of the most sophisticated multimedia courseware and training simulators. We have extensive experience in providing total training solutions. The activities undertaken for each program, as appropriate, include: