CCALS: Industry, government and universities collaborating on transformational improvements to logistics systems.

Transforming Logistics

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

CCALS engages and benefits its members through applied research and innovation in data analytics, cyber-physical systems, and strategic investments.

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map of east coast positioning Virginia as logistical hub
Central 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 …

Class 1 Rail Lines Converging Interstates Major Airports Deepwater Port

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

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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Join CCALS now as an Organizing Industry Member to benefit from membership-driven research that leads to world-class logistics systems and the creation of a skilled and trained workforce in the Central Virginia region.

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Logistics, Rapid Investment Needed

Opinion –
This month’s front cover photo says it all — container ships play a big role in the economy of Virginia — not just big, make that supersized. But there is much left to do to ensure the commonwealth’s future competitiveness.

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Planned CCALS Building Wins AIA Award

Planned CCALS Building Wins AIA Award

It’s still on the drawing board, but it has already received critical acclaim: CCAL’s planned headquarters found favor with the judges in the 2017 Design Awards competition of the Northern Virginia Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA).

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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