CCALS is a unique economic and workforce development collaboration between economic developers, higher education, industry and government.

Through its university ecosystem, CCALS transforms advanced logistics systems for market-ready solutions.

Consider us your asset: We don’t do your job; we help you do your job better.



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

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CCALS offers its partners a unique economic and workforce advantage: A world class university ecosystem of advanced logistics innovation and excellence.


DMME Promotes Offshore Wind in Video

The Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy (DMME), in collaboration with Old Dominion University (ODU), has produced a video touting Virginia as a location for new offshore wind business.

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VSU Team Begins Work on “Logistics Convoy” Concept

VSU Team Begins Work on “Logistics Convoy” Concept

For the 8 years now Virginia State University (VSU) students have been exploring drones and how they can be used with artificial intelligence and machine learning. “We have worked with over 10 types of drones,” said Dr. Ju Wang, Associate Professor of Engineering and Science at VSU, “in applications across different fields.

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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.

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Port photo in homepage slider provided courtesy the Virginia Port Authority

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