2023 - 2024

Performing

2021 - 2022

Transforming

2016 - 2020

Innovating

2011 - 2015

Supporting

2005 - 2010

Expanding

2003 - 2004

Founding

2023 - 2024

2023 - 2024

Performing

Summary

In 2023-2024, NOBLE continued to excel in the defense and government services industry. They inaugurated their new Worldwide Headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts, and expanded their operational capabilities with offices in Lexington Park, Maryland, and Chesapeake, Virginia. NOBLE's establishment of TR/EX in National Harbor, Maryland, as a premier training and equipment expo further highlighted their commitment to innovation and collaboration in the defense sector.

New Worldwide Headquarters & Strategic Growth 

NOBLE's opening of their new Worldwide Headquarters at One Marina Park Drive in Boston, Massachusetts, marked a significant milestone. This move symbolized NOBLE's readiness and strategic positioning, with a worldwide team, access to over 150 contract vehicles, and a vast array of products, reinforcing their status as an industry leader in defense and government services.

Enhanced Support & Expanding Operations

The opening of the Lexington Park, Maryland office enhanced NOBLE's support for Naval Air Station Patuxent River, with NOBLE Aerospace supplying crucial aviation parts, simulation equipment, and training. The establishment of the Chesapeake, Virginia, operations center further expanded their support to allied foreign nations and Special Operations Command. NOBLE's High-Touch Customer Solutions division also grew, offering accelerated procurement across six key domains.

Innovation in Training & Collaboration

The establishment of NOBLE TR/EX in National Harbor, Maryland, created a significant platform for training and equipment exposition, elevating warfighter capabilities on the battlefield. This two-day event attracted over 150 exhibitors and high-ranking officials from the federal government and Department of Defense, fostered collaboration and innovation, and emphasized NOBLE's role in driving advancements within the defense sector.

2021 - 2022

2021 - 2022

Transforming

Summary

In 2021-2022, NOBLE underwent a transformative phase, securing a decade-long contract with the Defense Logistics Agency and expanding their domain through strategic acquisitions. These acquisitions enhanced their tactical, medical, and special operations support capabilities. Establishing six core domain categories, NOBLE solidified their role as a comprehensive defense industry competitor underpinned by a robust global supply chain and innovative solutions. Their significant contract wins and expansions in aerospace and other sectors marked a period of substantial growth and diversification.

Major Contract Win &  Industry Expansion

NOBLE's 10-year contract with the Defense Logistics Agency for global Special Operational Equipment (SOE) Tailored Logistics Support marked a significant milestone. This award transformed NOBLE into a formidable multi-domain defense industry competitor, significantly bolstering their operational equipment and services for the U.S. military and federal government.

Acquisition of TSSi & Expansion of Capabilities

The acquisition of TSSi in 2021 expanded NOBLE's tactical, medical, and special operations capabilities. TSSi's product range, including the TACOPS® brand and various tactical and emergency kits, significantly enhanced NOBLE's product offerings and operational support range.

Further Growth with Federal Resources Company Acquisition

NOBLE's acquisition of Federal Resources Company in 2021, along with the ReadiTrak® equipment management software, added expertise in CBRNE equipment, C5ISR solutions, complex kitting, and technical support services. This strategic move diversified NOBLE's services, incorporating fulfillment, training, kitting, equipment repair, and specialized logistics.

Establishment of Core Domain Categories

NOBLE established six core domain categories: Aerospace, CBRNE, C5ISR, Expeditionary, MRO, and Tactical. This strategic focus enhanced their global supply chain management and fulfillment capabilities across these domains, with expert support in technical and operational aspects, including life cycle planning for equipment.

Contract Wins & Supply Chain Growth

NOBLE's growth trajectory continued with additional government contract wins, notably in DLA TLS MRO PACOM & EUCOM and DLA Aviation FSG 53. With over 150 contract vehicles and 13,000 suppliers, NOBLE's contract ceiling soared to over $40 billion.

Expansion in Aerospace & Global Operations

NOBLE Aerospace provided crucial aviation parts and training to the Department of Defense. New offices in Lexington Park, Maryland, and Okinawa, Japan, along with a QSLD-certified fulfillment center in Olive Branch, Mississippi, expanded their global footprint and operational capabilities, notably in Europe, CENTCOM, and INDOPACOM areas. These developments underscored NOBLE's commitment to enhancing supply chain operations and meeting diverse mission requirements globally.

2016 - 2020

2016 - 2020

Innovating

Summary

Between 2016 and 2020, NOBLE showcased remarkable innovation and growth. They developed advanced e-commerce solutions, significantly expanded their supply chain, and were actively involved in disaster response efforts. By establishing new fulfillment centers and storefronts and securing multiple significant contracts, NOBLE reinforced its position as a key player in global logistics and supply chain management. Their critical support in the COVID-19 response further highlighted NOBLE's adaptability and commitment to urgent global needs.

E-Commerce Advancements & Supply Chain Growth

NOBLE developed integrated e-commerce solutions and the Bravo supplier website, enhancing bidding opportunities for DLA contracts and supporting small businesses. Their supply chain expanded to include one million items and 11,000 suppliers, addressing unique global DoD fulfillment challenges.

Disaster Response Initiatives

NOBLE was crucial in disaster response, providing extensive rebuilding materials to Puerto Rico post-Hurricane Maria and supporting DLA operations in Haiti after Hurricane Matthew. This involvement demonstrated their capacity for rapid and impactful response in crises.

Fulfillment Centers & Global Service Enhancement

The establishment of new fulfillment centers in Oklahoma City, Norfolk, Virginia, and Frankfurt, Germany, introduced "Fulfillment by NOBLE" as a service. This expansion and automated warehouse capabilities enabled NOBLE to provide expedited shipping in Europe, supporting U.S. troops in regions like Poland.

Expansion of Storefronts & Recognition

NOBLE's growth included new Great Lakes Naval Station stores, Pine Bluff Arsenal, and Red River Army Depot. Their appearance at #1175 on the Inc 5000 List of fastest-growing companies, with 2018 sales over $300M and a contract ceiling nearing $6B, underscored their competitive edge in the global distribution market.

New Contract Wins & Services

NOBLE secured new contracts, including the DLA Prime Vendor contract under the FESE Program, the GSA OS4 West Coast contract for office products, and multiple GSA fulfillment service contracts. A new storefront at NSA Crane and a fulfillment center in Las Vegas were crucial additions.

COVID-19 Response Support

During the COVID-19 pandemic, NOBLE provided critical support by supplying PPE to the DoD and state governments, including masks, gowns, gloves, sanitizers, and other protective products, showcasing their ability to respond effectively to global health emergencies.

2011 - 2015

2011 - 2015

Supporting

Summary

From 2011 to 2015, NOBLE significantly bolstered their support for military and governmental operations. During this period, they marked their partnerships under multiple Prime Vendor contracts, innovative e-commerce solutions, and a growing portfolio of federal contract awards, including a notable contract ceiling value increase. NOBLE's expansion of storefronts on military bases worldwide, including Japan's pioneering Eagle Hardware store, exemplified their commitment to supporting warfighters and strengthening their global presence.

Strategic Partnerships & Technological Advancements

In this era, NOBLE partnered with the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) under multiple Prime Vendor contracts, providing tailored logistic support across diverse regions, including the Middle East, Europe, Africa, and the Eastern United States. Notably, they were the first DLA Prime vendor in Djibouti, Africa. Their development of customer-specific e-commerce and point-of-sale systems for each contract streamlined the RFQ and purchasing processes, enhancing efficiency.

Federal Contract Awards & Expansion

NOBLE secured multiple significant federal contract awards, including the GSA MRO Purchasing Channel, Enterprise Supply Chain Management for Fleet Readiness Centers, JanSan Purchasing Channel, FSSI for Office Supplies, Pacific-NW-Arctic Industrial Products, and USPS MRO & Industrial Products. These contracts collectively elevated NOBLE's contract ceiling value to an impressive $5.9 billion, marking a substantial operational capacity and reach growth.

Support for Warfighters & Global Storefront Expansion

NOBLE's commitment to supporting warfighters was further evidenced by their operation of multiple military base storefront contracts. The Eagle Hardware contract in Japan, covering five military bases in Okinawa, was a significant achievement. Within three years, NOBLE expanded their storefront locations to 32 military bases worldwide, showcasing their rapid growth and dedication to meeting the logistical needs of military personnel globally.

2005 - 2010

2005 - 2010

Expanding

Summary: 

Between 2005 and 2010, NOBLE underwent significant expansion, strengthening their logistics and technology capabilities to support national emergencies and international operations. NOBLE's role in disaster response and their support for military and diplomatic efforts in the Middle East and South America underscored a growing global influence and commitment to critical missions.

Strengthening Logistics & Technology: 

During this period, NOBLE enhanced their logistics support programs, developing expertise in international logistics and leveraging technology for automation. They achieved lower pricing through volume discounts, handling 500-700 outgoing orders daily. A fully cloud-based technology infrastructure was instrumental in supporting NOBLE's global expansion.

Humanitarian Aid & Disaster Response: 

NOBLE's collaboration with FEMA during Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Gustave demonstrated their ability to provide crucial emergency services and humanitarian aid. This involvement highlighted their responsiveness and capacity to support national disaster relief efforts.

Middle East Operations & Supply Chain Development: 

NOBLE established a robust supply chain and operational presence in the CENTCOM area, notably in the Middle East. Their international logistics capabilities played a crucial role in supporting the ongoing efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan, showcasing their adaptability and strategic importance in challenging environments.

Partnership with the Department of State: 

Expanding their reach to South America, NOBLE partnered with the Department of State, supporting operations in countries like Peru and Colombia. Their involvement in the war on drugs, supplying tactical and specialized military equipment to foreign allies, and providing support for American embassies worldwide, further emphasized their global logistical prowess and versatility in addressing diverse international challenges.

2003 - 2004

2003 - 2004

Founding

Summary

In the formative years of 2003-2004, NOBLE emerged as a key player in e-commerce for the U.S. military and government. Under the leadership of Tom Noble and Tom Sr., the company rapidly advanced in technology and logistics, expanding their product range and streamlining global delivery. Their innovative approaches and direct involvement in supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom marked the beginning of NOBLE's impactful journey in military and government service.

Establishing the Foundation

Tom Noble, alongside Tom Sr., launched NOBLE Supply & Logistics, swiftly gaining ground with their cutting-edge e-commerce services for the U.S. military and government. They cultivated a forward-thinking team, introducing a groundbreaking drop-ship model that guaranteed next-day delivery to various military and government locations.

Technological Advancements & Expansion

NOBLE's recognition grew with acquiring multiple GSA Schedules, reinforcing their market position. Their in-house developed proprietary software bridged gaps with suppliers, automating the ordering process. This innovation expanded NOBLE's catalog from 25,000 to over 600,000 products, enhancing their ability to deliver globally efficiently.

Supporting Military Operations

A significant aspect of NOBLE's early history was their active participation in Operation Iraqi Freedom. By providing specialized logistics services in Kuwait, NOBLE demonstrated a solid commitment to the U.S. military's operational needs, integrating their corporate objectives with the crucial demands of national defense.