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Banneker Industries Wins Navy Prime Contract for Seaport-e Program

Company now approved to provide a variety of supply chain and logistics
services in the northeast & southwest

North Smithfield, R.I. (July 7, 2015)Banneker Industries, an integrated third-party logistics and supply chain management services provider, has been named by the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) as a prime contractor on the Navy’s Seaport-e contract vehicle, the company announced today.

The contract enables the 23-year old company to offer the Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and other DoD agencies a broad range of supply and provisioning support services in Zones 1 and 4 (essentially the northeast and the southwest United States). Specifically, the company will ensure the availability of operation and maintenance material for the warfighter through cost effective storage, transport and inventory management capabilities.

"This 10-year contract vehicle is a milestone in Banneker’s history,” said Junior Jabbie, Executive Manager of Business Development. “We are now able to offer our Navy customers’ unparalleled access to our services – delivering Task Orders for supply and provisioning support services in a fast and cost-effective manner. The quality and range of our services combined with our significant past performance in the defense community and woman-owned, small and disadvantaged business status create a powerful value proposition for our Customers and ultimately, the American warfighter.”

SeaPort-e is the Navy's electronic platform for acquiring support services in 22 functional areas including Engineering, Financial Management, and Program Management. The Navy Systems Commands (NAVSEA, NAVAIR, SPAWAR, NAVFAC, and NAVSUP), the Office of Naval Research, Military Sealift Command, and the United States Marine Corps compete their service requirements among more than 2400 SeaPort-e IDIQ multiple award contract holders. The SeaPort-e portal provides a standardized, efficient means of soliciting offers from amongst the diverse population of large and small businesses and their approved team members. All task orders are competitively solicited, awarded and managed using the SeaPort-e platform. Since nearly 85% of its contract–holders are small businesses, the SeaPort-e approach to acquiring services provides opportunity that fuels the Nation’s engine of job growth.

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About Banneker Industries
Banneker offers integrated logistics and supply chain management services to a broad spectrum on governmental and commercial customers, including value-added warehousing, procurement, inspection, kitting, distribution, packaging and fulfillment, onsite services and supply chain consulting. It is one of the leading disadvantaged, minority and woman-owned small businesses in the country. For more information, visit www.banneker.com.

Banneker is a certified Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB), Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and a Women Business Enterprise (WBE)/Women Owned Small Business (WOSB).

AS9100, ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified company