This recognition means that AGM has supplied a product the government can be confident in using. Companies that qualify as Automated Best Value System (ABVS) award winners have met the stringent quality and delivery requirements established by the Defense Logistics Agency. The ABVS, a computerized system, collects a supplier’s past performance data and translates it into a numeric score, ranging from 0 to 100. AGM supplies environmental control hardware for the Department of Defense and other agencies.
To be eligible, suppliers must have shipped 50 or more contract line items during a 12-month period. To qualify for a Gold Award, a contractor must have a perfect score of 100. A score of 99 to 99.99 earns a Silver Award, and 98 to 98.9 earns a Bronze Award.
DLA Land and Maritime, formerly known as Defense Supply Center Columbus, is known to more than 25,000 military and civilian customers. DLA Land and Maritime, field activity of DLA, which has its headquarters in Fort Belvoir, VA, teams with more than 6,000 suppliers of Land and Maritime weapon systems parts. More than 7 million orders are processed annually and sales are about $5 billion per year.