The United States Transportation Command is one of nine unified commands in the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). As a small business owner, you can do business with this global defense transportation system. 

how to do business with the transportation commandFounded in 1987 and headquartered at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, the U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) has the mission of providing air, land, and sea transportation for the DoD to allow our country to deploy its forces in times of war and peace anywhere in the world for as long as they are required.

According to the Defense Studies Institute, on a weekly basis, USTRANSCOM conducts more than 1,900 air missions, 25 transport ships at sea worldwide, and over 10,000 ground shipments in transit.  USTRANSCOM also conducts transportation in 75% of the world’s countries.

To accomplish its mission, it uses trucks, trains, rail cars, aircraft, ships, information systems, and global transportation infrastructure to move people, supplies, equipment, and defense systems around the world.

Doing business with the USTRANSCOM

If you are wondering how to do business with the Transportation Command and get federal contracts, you should know there is an entity that advocates for small firms’ utilization within this transportation system. We are talking about the Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP), responsible for helping the small firm’s community contribute to our national security.

The OSBP offers you several resources and tools for you to succeed in the federal market. Through a step-by-step guide, it shows you how to sell your product or service and win your first government contract.

Since it is committed to inclusion, certified minority companies (woman-owned, veteran-owned, or HUBZone small businesses, for example) are specially invited to do business with the DoD and its different organizations, including the USTRANSCOM.

What can you sell to the Transportation Command?

There are a lot of types of products and services frequently purchased by the USTRANSCOM and other DoD entities.

If you find your products or services enlisted, want to become a federal contractor, and need help getting started, please contact us.

At Rafael Marrero & Company, we have helped many entrepreneurs in their journey as government providers. You can become one of them. Contact us today, learn how to do business with the Transportation Command, and give yourself the opportunity of being a successful federal contractor.

A nationally recognized expert in federal contracting, small business entrepreneurship, vendor, and project/program management. A graduate of the prestigious Stanford and Cornell Universities, Dr. Rafael Marrero is a former Fortune 500 procurement executive, two-time Inc. 500 honoree, network news commentator, and Amazon best-selling author.

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