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 mobility

Enterprise systems

Skilled STEM-H workforce

Data science

Systems operations

Cyber-physical systems

Modeling & Simulation

Top university graduates

Risk management & resilience

Distributed computing (the internet of things)

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.



CCALS Shares Experience with Saudi Logistics Delegation

CCALS Shares Experience with Saudi Logistics Delegation

When the Saudi Arabian Royal Commission at Yanbu began research for their new Center of Excellence in Supply Chain and Logistics Management, Virginia was one of their first stops. Commission representatives attended a benchmarking meeting hosted by LMI in Tysons...

Read more »

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. Virginia’s distribution and...

Read more »

Learn more about CCALS

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