The National Defense Transportation Association


February 25-27, 2019

Hilton Alexandria Mark Center
Alexandria, VA

Conference on America’s Ports

April 30-May 2, 2019

Christopher Newport University
Newport News, VA

Fall Meeting

October 7-10, 2019

St. Louis Union Station Hotel
St Louis, MO

Thank You Chairman’s Circle Plus Members


The Value of Veterans Business Resource Groups

If you haven’t transitioned from the military, there is a good chance you’ve never heard of a Veterans Business Resource Group. VBRGs, also known as a military affinity networks, can be extremely useful for transitioning veterans. Most can offer assistance in a wide range of areas including networking in a job search, finding a mentor to assist with the transition and aiding in navigating a new employer.

Gender Diversity Makes Good Business Sense

By Ellen Voie, CAE, President & CEO, Women In Trucking Association, Inc.he next time you’re traveling on an interstate, look at the name on the side of the semi-tractors traveling on the highway. Many carriers are known by the name of the...

Pilots of the Future

By Tom Jones, Manager, Air Operations & Global Express, Communications, FedEx Expressn an effort to recruit the best aviators in the industry over the coming years, FedEx Express developed Purple Runway – A FedEx Pathways Program. The...


2020 Budget Request Linked to NDS, China Threat to US Rail, and more

Ports, Shipping Industry Responsible for 26% of US GDP, Study Says If there were ever any doubts as to the importance of ports and the shipping industry to our Nation, a new study is putting those doubts to rest. Among its findings the study reveals that the bustling...

2020 Budget, the Future of Gov’t Work and more

Trump Releases Budget Proposal President Trump has unveiled his 2020 budget proposal, calling for domestic spending cuts of 5 percent across the federal government. The White House, in Trump's latest budget, would turbo-charge defense spending while providing $8.6...

AFRICOM Adds Hub, Walmart Gets into Rail, and more

GovTravels is Happening Now! GovTravels 2019 has finally arrived and is taking place this week in Alexandria, Virginia. Keep up with all the latest news from the meeting on Facebook and Twitter (#GovTravels2019). Government & Military News AFRICOM Adds Logistics...