We Transport
Materials & Aid

Anywhere in
the World


To amplify impact by
optimizing supply chain
logistics and creating
value that otherwise
wouldn’t exist.

That mentality fuels both our humanitarian efforts as well as our private and public sector work. We possess the agility to evolve to adaptive environments and the experience to mitigate inherent risk. We relentlessly scrutinize and fine-tune the thousands of processes involved in procuring and delivering goods, allowing us to overcome seemingly impossible challenges, delivering products on time while reducing costs and maximizing quality.

Purple Shovel is a Veterans Administration (VA) certified Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) founded in 2010. Purple Shovel affords its clients a single point of contact to transport materials and aid anywhere in the world, including remote regions inaccessible to others.

Purple Shovel provides the U.S. Government and its clients innovative solutions through logistics, procurement, and program management.



We deliver material utilizing a mix of aviation and maritime assets, complimented by traditional freight forwarding, logistics and project services. We pride ourselves on safely deploying, sustaining and retrieving our clients’ equipment in austere and sometimes hostile environments.  Our activities encompass core competence in all logistics disciplines.



Purple Shovel Logistics has 20 years proven performance in supporting emergency and exploration logistics & supply chain management across 6 continents for a wide range of international clients.  These include governments, commercial organizations, NGOs , the EU, NATO & the UN in conflict, post-conflict, natural and manmade disasters and other austere environments.



Purple Shovel understands the importance of delivering your products on time. Our experienced team and network of partners are focused on giving you individual attention, with great attention to detail. We keep your business moving with customized transportation logistics services. And, our intuitive web-based online Client Tools provide real-time shipment information and requests at your fingertips.

Put the challenges of moving your goods to or from the United States, or traveling between two foreign ports, in the hands of our international Purple Shovel transportation logistics professionals. With the global network working for you, peace-of-mind comes standard. Purple Shovel is also a certified Department of Defense logistics provider known for  handling complex paperwork issues to managing the supply chain and government regulatory requirements.  When you’re with Purple Shovel, we’re with you every step of the way. Plus, our intuitive online Ship-Client Partners Tool delivers real-time shipment information, bringing every part of the world to your fingertips.