Defense logistics

militaryDefense Logistics

Compass Forwarding is a highly respected leader in defense logistics  with ongoing FMS and DCS experience that dates back to the 1950s.

We ensure complete delineation between commercial and FMS shipments and independent departments. Compass Forwarding can guarantee unparalleled attention to detail that ensures an overall successful program.

Compass currently has all of the necessary licenses, permits and certifications including:

  • US Department of Defense approved freight forwarder
  • United States Department of State registration (DDTC)
  • US Customs Bonded Warehouse Facility
  • C-TPAT Certification
  • MAPAD/Defense Automatic Addressing Listing
  • HazMat Certification
  • EX number expertise


FMS Capabilities

  • Create transportation and fielding plans
  • Prepare Department of State Export Licenses
    • DSP-85
    • DSP-94
    • DSP-61
    • Multi-modal coordination
    • Prepare all export documents
    • Establish and implement EDP programs for monitoring, controlling, and reporting ocean and air shipments
    • Charter ammo vessels
    • Handle pilot pickups at Dover and McGuire Air Force Bases

FMS Experience

Compass Forwarding maintains an active role in the military community and handles the transportation of various assets including:

  • Vehicles
  • Aircraft/Parts
  • Armaments
  • Ordnance

Compass Nexus

The Compass Nexus platform ensures total transparency throughout the logistics process.  From warehouse inventory control to delivery at the foreign port, every step in the process is meticulously tracked. Our partners also have 24/7 access to all of the important information and documentation related to the process