Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, June 22 – Following a worldwide tender process, Australian Defence Apparel (ADA), a subsidiary of the global Logistik Group, has been awarded a contract to equip more than 15,000 members of the New Zealand Army, the Royal New Zealand Navy, the Royal New Zealand Air Force and the Reserve Forces for the next 16 years. The Wearables Supply and Managed Services contract includes all integrated management services for the supply of accessories, apparel, footwear, load carriage, field equipment and personal support items and involves offering the highest level of service to members.
This agreement will lead to the opening of ADA’s New Zealand headquarters. Located in Palmerston North (NZ) the purpose-built facility will serve as a centre of excellence and is set to streamline and modernize the services already in place at the bases. Besides contributing to the economic development of the Manawatu region, this new building will create additional employment whilst maintain existing positions. This initiative goes hand in hand with Logistik’s philosophy of operating locally and generating domestic economic benefit with access to unique global reach and expertise.
“After years of partnership with the military, the Logistik Group has become a specialist in combat and formal dress uniforms, providing gear for Canada, Australia, France, Germany and Luxembourg. As part of the Five Eyes security partnership, expanding the scope of services to the NZDF is a natural yet exciting milestone” mentions Louis Bibeau, founder and CEO of Logistik Unicorp.
Fostering innovation and developing cutting-edge technologies are inherent to Logistik Unicorp Group’s competency. By investing in R&D activities and sharing knowledge and achievements, subsidiaries of Logistik Unicorp benefit one another. Their joint efforts aim to raise and globally redefine the standards for military apparel and equipment for their clients, through projects such as the redesign and adaptation of the wardrobe for military women and the optimization of load carriage options for soldiers.
ADA’s expertise is a source of great pride for the Logistik Unicorp Group, each accomplishment consisting of a step towards the revolution of integrated uniform and equipment solutions.
A Canadian leader in the managed services of uniform programs, Logistik Unicorp provides high-quality, innovative and functional clothing to more than 325,000 individual Canadian users in various corporate organizations and government agencies, such as the Department of National Defence, the Canada Border Services Agency, Parks Canada, Canada Post and Correctional Service Canada.