U.S. Army Contract Opens Big Door for RSS Logistics

ORLANDO, Fla. (Oct. 20, 2015) — Orlando-based RSS Logistics is a key member of the team  lead by Advanced IT Concepts (AITC) recently awarded a six-year, $45 million U.S. Army contract..

“AITC, Inc., chose RSS Logistics to play an important role developing and providing advanced training systems that will help ensure troop readiness at all times,” Jeanette Coronado, CEO explained.

The contract, awarded by the U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI) ARCTIC—Army Combat Training Instrumentation Contract—program, is a firm-fixed-price agreement that authorizes the PEO STRI’s PM TRADE division, responsible for collective instrumented live and non-live training systems, to acquire equipment and services quickly and efficiently.

Coronado said RSS will provide expertise in developing technical documents, program support, and logistics to support the delivery and use of training equipment and services. RSS will hire additional staff with technical publications expertise to support the work, Coronado said.

“Our experienced team of defense acquisition professionals with more than 25 years of experience in the defense industry makes RSS Logistics an excellent choice to ensure that the best equipment and services are delivered when needed at the lowest possible total ownership costs (TOC),” Coronado added.

Since its founding in 2011, RSS Logistics – a client company at the UCF Business Incubator in East Orange County in the Central Florida Research Park – has grown at a rate of more than 50 percent per year.

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For more information contact:

Alma  J. Coronado, President /Chief Executive Officer, RSS Logistics, 407-910-1146 ext 101 j.coronado@rss-logistics.com

Carol Ann Dykes, Site Manager, UCF Business Incubation Program, 407-207-7426 carolann.dykes@ucf.edu

Larry Vershel or Beth Payan, Larry Vershel Communications Inc. 407-644-4142 Lvershelco@aol.com

About RSS Logistics 

RSS Logistics is a Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB), Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) and Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) that was formed in 2011 to capitalize on emerging simulation market in the Central Florida Research Park.   From product development to sustainment, integrated product support, and manufacturing, RSS Logistics offers a full-spectrum of systems engineering and manufacturing services at an affordable cost.

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.