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GSA Awards Mercury Associates Federal Supply Contract for Transportation Consulting and Relocation Services

Gaithersburg, Md. — August 20, 2008 — The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has awarded Mercury Associates, Inc. a Transportation, Delivery and Relocation Solutions (TDRS) Schedule 48 (SIN 411-3) contract to provide transportation and relocation consulting services. The contract covers a five-year base period with three option periods after June 2013.

Federal agencies may use TDRS Schedule 48 to contract with Mercury Associates for a wide range of relocation consulting services, including relocation-related spend analysis; benchmarking; best practice evaluations; risk assessment; performance metrics; outsourcing studies; re-engineering; requirements analysis; policy review; and audit analysis and studies. The contract also covers consulting services for the transportation of supplies, resources, and personnel by air, sea, and/or land. Details about TDRS services are located at

In addition to TDRS Schedule 48, Mercury Associates holds a GSA Logistics Worldwide Services (LogWorld) Schedule contract for logistics and fleet management consulting and support services, and a U.S. Department of Labor MBA Fellow Program Corporate Housing Management Contract.

"Mercury's extensive experience with government organizations uniquely qualifies us to assist federal managers increase efficiency and reduce the costs related to fleet operations, transportation, and employee relocation," said Paul Lauria, President of Mercury Associates. "With TDRS and LogWorld, government agencies now have two options for contracting with Mercury for fleet management, transportation, and relocation consulting services."

Mercury has provided fleet, transportation, and housing consulting services for numerous U.S. federal agencies, including GSA, NASA, the Department of the Interior, and the State Department. The following are examples of Mercury's work with federal agencies:

  • Facilitating and supporting consolidation of the State Department's fleet management, including vehicles and equipment, operations, and administration.
  • Developing strategic fleet management plans for the National Park Service's seven regions across the U.S. and the U.S. Park Police headquartered in Washington, D.C.
  • Conducting two consecutive assessments of GSA's Centralized Household Goods Traffic Management Program (CHAMP).
  • Developing and implementing the Drug Enforcement Agency's domestic and international permanent change of station assistance programs and the Department of Defense, Defense Integrated Travel & Relocation Solutions (DITRS) project.

About Mercury Associates

Mercury Associates, Inc. is the largest independent fleet management consulting firm in North America. Founded in 2002, Mercury consultants have provided consulting services to more than 500 private and public-sector organizations, including Fortune 500 companies such as ARAMARK, BNSF Railway, Genentech, GlaxoSmithKline, Laidlaw, and Sprint; U.S. federal government agencies including NASA, the General Services Administration, and the departments of Homeland Security, Interior, and State; 33 of the 50 largest cities in the U.S., including the 10 largest, and more than half the states. In 2006, Mercury Associates established an international affiliate program creating a network of partners to assist it in providing fleet management consulting services worldwide. Mercury Associates is a U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Small Business Administration certified small business enterprise. Headquartered in Gaithersburg, Md., Mercury Associates has consultants located throughout the U.S. For more information, visit


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