FCN holds a prime Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) under the U.S. Navy’s SEAPORT Enhanced (SeaPort-e) Multiple Award Contract (MAC).
SeaPort-e is for Engineering, Financial, and Program Support under all seven geographic zones. SeaPort-e falls under the U.S. Navy’s Virtual SYSCOM, comprised of Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR), Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP), Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) and other U.S. Navy activities. Additionally, the U.S. Marine Corps can place orders under the SeaPort-e contract.
SeaPort-e is the Navy’s electronic platform for acquiring support services in 22 functional areas including Engineering, Financial Management, and Program Management. The Navy Systems Commands (NAVSEA, NAVAIR, SPAWAR, NAVFAC, and NAVSUP), the Office of Naval Research, Military Sealift Command, and the United States Marine Corps compete their service requirements amongst 2400+ SeaPort-e IDIQ multiple award contract holders. The SeaPort-e portal provides a standardized, efficient means of soliciting offers from amongst the diverse population of large and small businesses and their approved team members. All task orders are competitively solicited, awarded and managed using the SeaPort-e platform. Since nearly 85% of its contract–holders are small businesses, the SeaPort-e approach to acquiring services provides opportunity that fuels the Nation’s engine of job growth.
FCN SeaPort-e QUALITY ASSURANCE PROGRAM
FCN is committed to provide its technical products and services with the highest level of quality. FCN embeds Quality Assurance from inception and throughout all phases of our projects. FCN’s approach includes:
- Developing a Quality Management Program Plan specific to a given contract
- Establishing and monitoring metrics for project objectives
- Establishing quality management processes including monitoring/assessing performance
- Coordinating with the government stakeholders to establish quality objectives
- Coordinating with other contractors regarding quality management
- Conducting periodic Quality Management Reviews.
FCN’s methods for developing detailed work plans help to assure the quality of support provided on each project task we conduct in support. FCN’s “standard approach” to planning, designing, developing and successfully delivering systems, products and services to its customers. FCN has developed quality assurance (QA) plans, processes, manuals, organizations, and training materials. QA resources are available at the corporate level, but implementation and execution occur locally, driven by the requirements of individual customers. We have certified ISO 9001:2008 quality management systems with the goal of improving work quality.
FCN’s quality processes combine the capabilities of the program line organization, corporate management structure, and our administrative organization ensuring all contract deliverables are quality products, produced on time, and within scope. All program personnel are responsible for conducting work in accordance with contract requirements and our highest technical standards.