Defense

Military and defense needs are unique, which is why we've implemented a tailored approach to serving our valued defense clients. With a proven track record of successfully delivering time-sensitive and secure cargo for mission-critical assignments over the past three decades, we stand as a trusted supply chain partner that defense teams can count on.

Freight forwarding & expediting

BBE offers Freight Forwarding & Expediting Services for time sensitive and secure cargo between major hubs or remote operating locations. We’ve supported mission critical requirements in Asia, Africa, Europe and North America, handling everything from document management, chain of custody, dangerous goods and customs documentation.

Sourcing & supply services

Whether under Standing Offers or ad hoc supply arrangements, our expertise in sourcing and supplying, coupled with logistics support, empowers our clients to uphold operational consistency and mitigate supply chain risks to the highest standards, precisely when needed. Our offerings include provisions, lubricants, filters, MRO (maintenance, repair, and operations supplies), and more.

Bulk resupply

When it comes to Defense, we offer comprehensive supply chain services encompassing sourcing, consolidations, kitting projects, pack-outs, containerization, transportation, and delivery. We ensure full visibility across the supply chain from origin to end-user, while effectively managing OS&D (Over, Short, and Damaged) situations to uphold vendor accountabilities and compliance. Our product ranges are vast and are able to cater to the specific needs of the defense industry.

Retrograde cargo management

We provide off site receiving and de-consolidation services, facilitating efficient handling of incoming shipments away from the main facility. Additionally, we manage vendor returns, implementing seamless processes along with comprehensive chain of custody documentation.

Why Choose BBE

Dedicated to serving Defense operations

Our team has three decades of experience serving global defense teams. We’ve learned the unique challenges facing military operations and have developed the network and strategies needed to help you mitigate risks and optimize operations. Supply chain accuracy plays a critical role in defense teams’ operations, our blend of experience and services ensures your teams have what they need when they need it. Let us man your supply chain so you can stay at the ready. 

Global reach and multimodal access

No matter where you are or when you’re needed, our team can reach you. We are uniquely positioned to serve global defense teams through our expertise in multimodal transport including land, air, ice or sea, and our extensive global reach. With a network spanning various transportation modes and strategic locations worldwide, we provide swift and secure delivery of mission-critical supplies and equipment to defense teams operating across the globe.

Deliver mission critical cargo

Supply chain continuity is always a priority for any business but for the defense industry, it is mission critical. Military operations have no time to waste and a delay or miscalculation in the supply chain can have detrimental consequences. Our team is skilled at delivering cargo that directly impacts mission success, troop safety and operational effectiveness.

Supply Chain durability

As the landscape for governments and defense teams undergoes constant change, budgetary constraints and tight timelines are becoming increasingly prevalent. Despite facing challenges such as inflation and supplier constraints, the demand for a reliable supply chain persists. As your supply chain partner, we offer support in navigating these complexities. Through our collaborative partnership approach, we gain insights into your needs, enabling us to recommend suitable suppliers, share capacities, and anticipate potential issues more effectively—leaving you with the strength you need to act.

Your Trusted Partner

Delivering the products and the vigor troops need

BBE is trusted world-wide by defense clients to deliver the goods and services essential for their operations. Through our partner approach, backed by our extensive global network and suite of dependable services, we are able to effectively manage defense supply chains from inception to completion. We not only deliver the necessary products but also uphold the vitality required for successful defense operations.

Our Defence Supply Chain Services

BBE partners with defense clients utilizing our entire suite of services. From freight forwarding to expediting, logistics and product supply, BBE is able to ensure military operations are stocked and ready for action. With an understanding of the unique procurement criteria and global processes, our team can manage your entire military supply chain. 

Freight Forwarding

Whether by air, sea, or land, our freight forwarding services guarantee the safe, efficient, and cost-effective transportation of your goods, allowing you to concentrate on your core operations.

Expediting

Sometimes the biggest roadblock is time. We’ve worked hard to get around that. Offering expedited shipping means you can get what you need, exactly when you need it.

Logistics

Our logistics management ensures there is a dedicated and experienced team overseeing your cargo. Whether storing, warehousing, procurement or distribution, our logistic services have you covered.

Product Supply

Our product distribution services include the storing, packing and delivery of your products direct to your end-user. Our team will handle all the logistics needed to get your goods delivered to their destination.

A supply chain for all industries

We provide expert supply chain services for a range of organizations, including governments, construction teams, energy companies and more.