Defense logistics


Compass has been a leader in defense logistics for over 50 years, supporting key Foreign Military Sales (FMS) and direct commercial sales (DCS) programs around the world. At the heart of our operation is the most experienced team in defense logistics, driven by a commitment to the client’s mission.

Our holistic approach to defense logistics includes complete logistics program management no matter how complex the program. From working with the client on lead time planning, to managing licensing and export control approvals and arranging charters for the largest assets – our experience in the defense sector is unmatched.


  • Certified ITAR and EAR compliance specialists
  • US State Department DDTC registration
  • US Department of Defense approved forwarder
  • MAPAD listing
  • CTPAT certification
  • Hazmat certification


  • 24/7 MICAP support
  • Preparation of US State Department and Commerce Department licenses
  • Export clearance for controlled/licensable assets
  • Multimodal freight coordination
  • Aircraft and vessel chartering
  • Armament and ordnance transport solutions
  • Vehicle and aircraft relocations
  • Repair/return program management (including Customs services)
  • Mission coordination for pilot pickup/airlift operations
  • High-value insurance
  • Supply chain planning and consulting

Information Solutions

Through our secure portal, our clients have complete visibility over warehouse inventory and every step of the logistics process. Milestone alerts and tailored reporting also ensure our clients are the most informed when it comes to supply chain management and lead time planning.