DLA Awards $4 Billion Pharmaceuticals Contract

The Department of Defense has announced that AmerisourceBergen Drug Corp., of Chesterbrook, Pennsylvania, has been awarded an estimated $4,055,350,448 firm-fixed-price contract for prime vendor pharmaceutical and pharmaceutical-related products and support for worldwide distribution. 

The contract was a competitive acquisition, and four offers were received.  The contract has a 30-month base period with 3 30-month option periods.

The contract will be used by the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard, as well as DoD retirees and dependents and federal civilian agencies. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

For more information, see the DoD release.

About William Van Huis

Bill Van Huis is a Senior Writer/Analyst for Wolters Kluwer Law & Business who tracks and analyzes new regulations impacting federal government contracting. He also follows court decisions involving bid protests and contract disputes. You can find his work in WK publications like Government Contract Reports and the FAR and DFARS Matrix Tools. Bill is a Certified Professional Contracts Manager, and he has a law degree from Southern Illinois University, where he graduated summa cum laude. Prior to joining WK, Bill worked both inside and outside state and local government in the areas of procurement and municipal finance. Bill also worked as a staff attorney for the Illinois Supreme Court.
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