Crowley Expands to Support Defense Technology Logistics

Aug 25, 2020 | Corporate Member News

Crowley Expands Government Services to Support Defense Microelectronics Activity

Crowley Solutions, a leading provider of high-quality supply chain services to the government, has expanded solutions to the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) technology sector, providing end-to-end services to help ensure hardware reaches warfighters around the globe.

Crowley’s services now support DoD activities with major defense contractors and the semiconductor industry that produce advanced technology applications and hardware. The operations support all branches of the military, the Department of Homeland Security, and other federal agencies and services.

As part of Crowley’s expanded role serving the government, the Solutions team is executing “white glove” transportation and management solutions in the U.S. with 24/7 visibility, including less than truckload (LTL) and full truckload (FTL) services, and highly specialized movements, including air charter requests. In addition to utilizing a deep network of domestic carriers with diverse transportation capabilities, the DoD has access to Crowley’s end-to-end services, including ocean transportation and Customs clearance, to ensure sensitive cargo reaches destination on-time.

DFTS Services Increase

Supporting the DoD supply chain for technology hardware increases the solutions that Crowley provides through the Defense Freight Transportation Services contract under the U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM), which supports the Defense Logistics Agency and other agencies and commands. Under that agreement Crowley provides the Defense Department and government agencies, customers, and vendors a single touchpoint for transportation services. The freight-all-kinds (FAK) contract encompasses all forms of surface transportation throughout the continental U.S., Alaska, and Canada. This includes LTL, FTL, expedited, time-critical, and rail services.

“The expansion into the technology sector reflects how the DFTS program under Crowley can bring value and reliability to other Department of Defense (DoD) agencies,” said Patrick Wallace, Crowley vice president of government supply chain services. “We appreciate the trust the Defense Department has shown in Crowley’s ability to tailor and execute quality, specialized services with high transparency and flexibility.”

“Knowing the DoD had unique supply chain requirements, Crowley collaborated with the military to design and execute specialized services that meet the needs of the microelectronics agency. The result was a full-service, dependable solution that gives the DoD visibility from end-to-end in the transportation of cargo,” said David Touzinsky, Crowley’s director of customer accounts, who assisted in the expansion.

About Crowley Solutions:
Crowley Solutions provides global supply chain solution services including truck, rail, air, and ocean transportation as well as global freight forwarding; maritime solutions comprised of naval architecture and marine engineering services, vessel management, chartering, towing, port and range operations, and foreign military sales; energy services including petroleum storage, distribution by sea and land, fuel over the shore and liquefied natural gas solutions, and technology solutions that move customers to the forefront of transportation management, data analysis, automation, and cybersecurity.

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