Alabama Industries for the Blind awarded $150M contract for solicitation SPE5E1-20-R-0001for the Ability One Base Supply Center Tailored Logistics Support Program
Alabama Industries for the Blind, Talladega, Alabama (SPE8EZ-21-D-0001); Alphapointe, Kansas City, Missouri (SPE8EZ-21-D-0002); Arizona Industries for the Blind, Phoenix, Arizona (SPE8EZ-21-D-0003); Associated Industries for the Blind, Milwaukee, Wisconsin (SPE8EZ-21-D-0004); Beacon Lighthouse Inc., Wichita Falls, Texas (SPE8EZ-21-D-0005); Blind Industries and Services of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland (SPE8EZ-21-D-0006); Central Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Utica, New York (SPE8EZ-21-D-0007); Cincinnati Association for the Blind, Cincinnati, Ohio (SPE8EZ-21-D-0008); Envision, Wichita, Kansas (SPE8EZ-21-D-0009); IFB Solutions, Winston-Salem, North Carolina (SPE8EZ-21-D-0010); Industries for the Blind and Visually Impaired, West Allis, Wisconsin (SPE8EZ-21-D-0011); LCI, Durham, North Carolina (SPE8EZ-21-D-0012); San Antonio Lighthouse for the Blind and Vision Impaired, San Antonio, Texas (SPE8EZ-21-D-0013); South Texas Lighthouse for the Blind, Corpus Christi, Texas (SPE8EZ-21-D-0014); The Lighthouse for the Blind Inc., Seattle, Washington (SPE8EZ-21-D-0015); and Virginia Industries for the Blind, Richmond, Virginia (SPE8EZ-21-D-0016), are sharing a maximum $150,000,000 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract under solicitation SPE5E1-20-R-0001for the Ability One Base Supply Center Tailored Logistics Support Program. This was a competitive acquisition restricted to Ability One non-profit agencies in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation subpart 8.7 with 17 responses received. This is a five-year contract with no option periods. Locations of performance are Alabama, Arizona, Kansas, Maryland, Missouri, North Carolina, New York, Ohio, Texas, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin, with April 19, 2026, ordering period end date. Using customers are Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard. The type of appropriation is fiscal 2021 through 2026 defense working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
To provide employment opportunities for legally blind and multidisabled blind adults through the manufacture of products and the performance of service contracts. (https://www.aidb.org/AIB)