CCALS is a Virginia consortium of industry, government and universities that adapts and transforms advanced logistics systems for market-ready solutions.

We are made up of people who love problem solving and applying logistics to real-life challenges, and are eager to partner with you.

Consider us your asset: We want to help you make what you do better.



Digital always-on supply chain

Energy sustainability & mobility

Enterprise information systems

Skilled STEM-H workforce

Data science

Systems operations

Cyber-physical systems

Modeling & simulation

Top university graduates

Supply chain risk management & resilience

Internet of things & blockchain

Pharmacy on demand (point of use manufacturing)

Transitioning Veterans

Virginia is a logistics hub …

41% of the U.S. population lives within a day’s drive

55% of the U.S. population lives within 750 miles

The region includes:

  • Amazon distribution centers
  • FedEx
  • UPS Freight
  • The U.S. Army’s Logistics University
  • A skilled workforce in a growing Virginia economy
Transportation systems include:

  • Class 1 Rail Lines
  • Converging Interstates
  • Major Airports
  • Deepwater Port

Connecting with the knowledge-base and experience at CCALS is an innovative solution that will help steer our efforts to further refine our berthing and scheduling process.

John F. Reinhart

CEO and Executive Director, Virginia Port Authority

Work with us

CCALS offers its partners a unique advantage: World class logistics resources and problem solving.



Chamber Launches Business Plan for Virginia

Chamber Launches Business Plan for Virginia

Virginia’s path to prosperity must include emphasis on innovation, training and education, and logistics. This was one takeaway from Blueprint Virginia 2025, a comprehensive plan for business leadership, direction, and long-range economic planning from the Virginia Chamber of Commerce.

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UVA Students Tour Richmond Marine Terminal

UVA Students Tour Richmond Marine Terminal

A group of UVA Systems Engineering students and instructors visited the Richmond Marine Terminal (RMT) Nov. 8, 2017 along with CCALS Executive Director Mark Manasco, as part of an ongoing project with the Port of Virginia. UVA Systems and Information Engineering...

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CCALS puts industry expertise at the same table with government knowledge and university research capabilities to drive real-world logistics systems solutions.

The Port of Virginia LMI University of Virginia Virginia Commonwealth University Virginia State University Longwood University Crater Planning District Commission Old Dominion University

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