Orlando, Fla. (July 30, 2015) — RSS Logistics, the Orlando firm that provides full-spectrum of integrated product support and manufacturing services, recently earned its first prime contract with the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Aviation division.
Alma J. Coronado, president and chief executive officer of RSS Logistics, said DLA is the U.S. military’s integrated materials manager for more than 1.1 million repair parts and operating supply items in support of all U.S. fixed- and rotor-wing aircraft.
“This is a small contract to demonstrate how quickly and reliably we can perform,” Coronado said. “It is our foot in the door, so to speak, and we anticipate many more contracts in the future,” she said.
DLA Aviation operates in 18 stateside locations that support more than 1,900 major U.S. weapon systems, with focused support to 143 major weapon systems, Coronado explained.
Since opening in 2011, the startup engineering and technology company has grown from two principals to 10 employees.
RSS Logistics is a client company of the UCF Business Incubation Program at Central Florida Research Park in east Orange County.
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For more information contact:
Alma J. Coronado, President /Chief Executive Officer, RSS Logistics, 407-910-1146 ext 101 firstname.lastname@example.org
Carol Ann Dykes, Site Manager, UCF Business Incubation Program, 407-207-7426 email@example.com
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About RSS Logistics:
RSS Logistics is a woman owned small business, based in Orlando, Florida, that was formed in June 2011 to capitalize on emerging simulation market in the Central Florida Research Park. Since its founding, RSS Logistics has grown at a rate of over 50% per year – a testimony to the quality and dedication of the company’s employees and the satisfaction of our customers. RSS Logistics capabilities include “Cradle to Grave” life-cycle engineering and sustainment planning to ensure that combat, weapon, flight training simulators, radars, air and surface surveillance systems work effectively together to accomplish assigned missions throughout their life-cycle.
About the UCF Business Incubation Program
The University of Central Florida Business Incubation Program is a community resource that provides early-stage companies with the tools, training and infrastructure to become financially stable, high growth / impact enterprises. Since 1999, this award-winning program has helped hundreds of local startup companies reach their potential faster by providing vital business development resources.
With seven facilities throughout the region, the UCF Business Incubation Program is an economic development partnership between the University of Central Florida, the Corridor, Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Volusia Counties, and the cities of Apopka, Kissimmee, Orlando and Winter Springs. Participating companies sustain more than 3,600 local jobs and have had a total impact of $1.51 Billion on regional sales and $2.48 Billion on regional economic output. During the last fiscal year, the program has returned $7.95 for every $1.00 invested in the program. For more information, visit www.incubator.ucf.edu.