Crowley Expands Services to Help Support Defense Technology Logistics

By Logistics Tech Outlook | Monday, August 31, 2020

Crowley Solutions has expanded its solutions to the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) technology sector by providing end-to-end services.

FREMONT, CA: Crowley Solutions is a leading provider of high-quality supply chain services to the government. The company has expanded its solutions to the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) technology sector by providing end-to-end services to make sure the hardware reaches warfighters worldwide.

Now, Crowley’s services support the DoD activities with the leading defense contractors and the semiconductor industry who produces innovative technology applications and hardware. The operations support every military branch, the Department of Homeland Security, and other federal agencies and services.

As a segment of Crowley’s extended role serving the government, the Solutions team performs white-glove transportation and management solutions in the U.S. with 24/7 visibility. The part consists of less than truckload (LTL) and full truckload (FTL) services, highly specialized movements, and air charter requests. Besides, using a deep network of domestic carriers with various transportation abilities, the DoD has access to Crowley’s end-to-end services, including ocean transportation and Customs clearance, to make sure the sensitive cargo reaches the destination on-time.

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

According to Patrick Wallace, Crowley vice president of government supply chain services, the extension into the technology sector signifies the ways DFTS program under Crowley can bring in value and consistency to other Department of Defense (DoD) agencies. The company appreciates the trust the Defense Department has shown in Crowley’s capability to design and implement quality, specialized services, and high transparency and flexibility.

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