The U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command (MARCORSYSCOM), Global Combat Support Systems—Marine Corps (GCSS-MC) Logistics Information Systems Office (LIS) has awarded CGI Federal Inc. (CGI), a wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Group Inc. (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A) a contract renewal worth US$20.16 million over a five year period to provide post-deployment software support for the Storage Retrieval Automated Tracking Integrated System (STRATIS).
STRATIS is a warehouse management system that manages warehouse operations through integration of dedicated localized computer hardware, radio frequency communications, automatic identification equipment and the application software. Under the contract renewal, CGI will provide program management, systems operation and maintenance, on-site system administration at garrison and deployed STRATIS sites, 24/7 technical support, information assurance, system modifications, systems integration and testing, field support to GCSS-MC and system documentation.
“As a leading logistics systems integrator, we are proud to continue our partnership with MARCORSYSCOM on this mission-critical support for the Marine Corps,” said Amy Ygbuhay, Vice-President, CGI. “In addition to helping our client modernize the logistics chain, we will ensure that the Marines who provide supply support can accurately and efficiently pick, pack, and ship critical items to Marines in need, including those deployed in theater.”
About CGI Federal Inc.
CGI Federal Inc. is a wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Group Inc., dedicated to partnering with federal agencies to provide solutions for defense, civilian, and intelligence missions. Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is one of the largest independent information technology and business process services firms in the world. CGI and its affiliated companies employ approximately 31,000 professionals. CGI provides end-to-end IT and business process services to clients worldwide from offices and centers of excellence in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia Pacific. As at June 30, 2011, CGI's annualized revenue was approximately C$4.2 billion and its order backlog was approximately C$12.7 billion. CGI shares are listed on the NYSE (GIB) and the TSX (GIB.A) and are included in both the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and the FTSE4Good Index. Websites: www.cgi.com/usfederal.
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