Tech giant Unisys has received a fixed-price task order worth a potential worth a potential $17.4 million to work on a system to coordinate commercial freight transportation services for the military.

The order, granted by the U.S. General Services Administration is for an initial five months with four one-year options and a final seven-month option.

Unisys, the Blue Bell-based information-technology company, will design and develop the system.

It has performed other work for the Army's Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, and on its freight coordination system.