COLUMBUS, OH – Pioneer has been selected by DLA Land and Maritime to participate DLA’s new Vendor Engagement initiative. The purpose of this effort is to help DLA work together with the top 10 industry suppliers to manage the challenges caused by the the worldwide supply chain issues. DLA Land and Maritime’s leadership with will meet with Pioneer’s leadership monthly. These meetings will take place , in-person at both at Pioneer and DLA headquarters. These meetings will also take place virtually.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Pioneer was pleased to accept a personal invitation to attend the 2021 Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Industry Round Table Conference. The event was held at the Defense Supply Center in Columbus, Ohio, August 24th , 2021.
Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. Kristen Fabry and members of her leadership team hosted the top 50 trusted business partners at the Defense Supply Center Columbus for the 2021 DLA Land and Maritime Industry Roundtable.
The discussion focused on how industry alliances enable military support organizations to improve warfighter readiness. Areas of discussion also included current environment, changes in DLA and overall military procurement methodologies demand, threats, opportunities, and forecasting.
“It is always an honor to be considered a top supplier to the DLA and it was humbling to be ranked #4 overall in performance. I enjoyed the interaction and contribution that will come from spending the day with industry colleagues and DLA leadership. The meeting was productive. It validated the hard work our Pioneer Team performs each and every day to streamline the sales and operations for our Principal OEM suppliers. Based on some of DLA’s changes in buying practices, we will continue to develop new features to help bridge the gap between our industry partners and the military supply chain to provide continuity at a fair and reasonable price to the warfighter.”
– David Yormack, CEO
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Pioneer was selected by the U.S. Department of Defense to complete an extensive survey to help them identify structure and dependencies of organizations that participate in the U.S. Air Force sustainment operations. This includes maintenance, repair and over haul activities, and identify out associated supply chain.
Through this partnership, Pioneer was able to aid AFSC’s ability to understand and respond to supply chain deficiencies, such as diminishing manufacturing sources and material shortages, foreign sourcing and dependency, financial performance, cyber security incidents, use of critical minerals and other challenges facing the defense industrial base. Pioneer also gained insight and recommended resolutions utilizing Pioneer’s vast OEM source capabilities for USAF continuity.
OKINAWA, JAPAN – Pioneer is proud to sponsor the Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) military all-star softball team at the Firecracker Tournament in Okinawa, Japan.
Dates and Times:
1 July: 1600 (Opening Ceremony) // 1700 (Tournament Start)
2 July: 24 Hours
5-6 July: TBD (Rain Days)
Registration Deadline: Friday, 25 June 2021 at 2330 on Eventbrite.com. NO SAME DAY REGISTRATION WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR THIS EVENT.
Skills Competition (both Men’s and Women’s Division): Base Running Competition, Frozen Rope Competition, Home Run Derby Competition
The team will be comprised of 15 players.
Eligibility: SOFA status personnel ages 16+
Entry Fee: $350 per team
Coaches Meeting: Wednesday, 30 June 2021 at 1800 at the Camp Foster Community Center
Awards: Team and Individual awards given to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in both male and female divisions. Awards for skills competitions winners, MVP male and female, and all tournament team and coach.
Skills Competition: Wednesday, 30 June 2021 at 1900 on Camp Foster Softball Field #1 (following the coaches meeting)
Tournament Format: Round Robin followed by a Double Elimination Tournament.
Location: Camp Foster Softball Fields
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – Pioneer has entered into a partnership with Q.E.D. Systems to deliver material to U.S. Navy or the Littoral Combat Ships (LCS). This long-term contract (LTC) has a multi-million dollar annual performance schedule.
Q.E.D. is responsible for the maintenance and sustainment of the items.
Pioneer will ship eighty percent of material to San Diego and the remaining 20 percent to Virginia Beach, VA.
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. – Pioneer remains committed to the highest ethical standards. TRACE Compliance, Inc. has completed their due diligence of Pioneer Industries along with all key personnel with a favorable outcome determining Pioneer is now TRACE certified.
In order to become TRACE certified, Pioneer needed to complete a comprehensive due diligence process administered by TRACE, the world’s leading anti-bribery standard setting organization.
Certification by TRACE signifies that Pioneer has completed internationally accepted due diligence procedures and have been forthcoming and cooperative during the review process. The successful completion of “TRACEcertification” demonstrates Pioneer’s commitment to commercial transparency, allowing us to serve as a valued business partner to industry.
Receiving the TRACE certification is another accreditation for the Pioneer team validating of our collective ethical standards to support our industry partners, our country, and of course, our warfigthers. We appreciate the recognition.
-David Yormack, CEO
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. – As part of Pioneer’s commitment to cybersecurity, Pioneer migrated email along with the entire MS Office Suite to GCC High.
GCC High and DoD meet the compliance requirements for the following certifications and accreditations:
- The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program at FedRAMP High, including those security controls and control enhancements as outlined in the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication 800-53.
- The security controls and control enhancements for United States Department of Defense Cloud Computing Security Requirements Guide (SRG) for information up to Impact Level 5 (L5).
This upgrade positions Pioneer to meet the unique and evolving requirements of the United States Department of Defense, as well as contractors holding or processing DoD controlled unclassified information (CUI) or subject to International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. – Pioneer has successfully completed CMMC compliance.
CMMC is the Department of Defense’s (DoD) newest verification mechanism designed to ensure that cybersecurity controls and processes adequately protect Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) that resides on Defense Industrial Base (DIB) systems and networks.
“Pioneer’s IT infrastructure exceeds the DoD’s requirements and we’ll continue to invest to protect our data to mitigate the threat of cyber terrorism from impacting the warfighter.”
– Paul Burke, Director of Quality & Infrastructure
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. – Pioneer has launched the latest module of the company’s proprietary platform. On October 1st, Pioneer introduced Purchasing, Contracts, and Analytics.
“I appreciate all of the efforts and dedication of our team members. This launch is like nothing in the market place. Phortress will be a tremendous asset to all of us at Pioneer as well as our vendor base with drastically efficiencies and robust analytical engine. Of course, all of this helps Pioneer and our industry partners better support the warfighter.
– David Yormack, CEO
FLORENCE, KY – Pioneer was recently awarded a contract totaling $5,000,000.00 for Improved Environmental Control Units (IECU) to be placed in shelters for the U.S. Military.
Pioneer will begin shipment in January 2021 and is expected to complete performance by mid-2021.
“Thank you to the military and our trusted supply base for your continued confidence in our performance and commitment”
– Gina Calabrese, Customer Business Manager