WEST HAVEN, CT / ACCESSWIRE / July 2, 2018 / Drone USA, Inc. (OTCQB: DRUS) (“Drone USA” or the”Company”), a service provider, manufacturer and reseller of drones and distributor of products to the U.S. Government, today announced that its subsidiary, Howco Distributing Co (“Howco”), was awarded a three year 1.7 million dollar contract from the US Government’s Defense Logistics Agency with an option to extend for an additional two years for trailer support components.
Michael Bannon, Drone USA’s Chief Executive Officer, commented, “We are delighted to receive this contract. With their dedication and strong work ethic, our Howco team made this happen. I am proud of all of them.”
Matt Wiles, Howco’s VP of Business Operations, stated, “Our ability to work as a team is what separates us from our competitors. A contract this one doesn’t just happen in our sales department; it happens because our sales department and fulfillment team are in lockstep with one another”
Lindsay Somica, Howco’s Sales Manager, stated, “This particular solicitation was a labor of love. The award was for a small local OEM. We worked closely with them to obtain fair pricing, which we secured for the length of the five-year contract in order to avoid any issues that could arise in our offer. Three rounds of strategic negotiations with the DLA over six months sealed the deal.”
About Howco Distributing Co.
Howco Distributing, a subsidiary of Drone USA, Inc., is a premier supplier of spare and replacement parts to a wide variety of Federal Government agencies, U.S. military prime contractors and commercial customers worldwide. Founded in 1990 and located in Vancouver, Washington, Howco’s services encompass bid solicitation, contract management, packaging and logistics for construction, transportation, mining and heavy equipment spare and replacement parts to customers worldwide utilizing a wide variety of supply chain solutions. Howco was the winner of 2017 United States Department of Defense Logistics Agency’s Commander’s Choice Supplier Award and the 2012 United States Department of Defense Logistics Agency’s Bronze Supplier Award.
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