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    First Military Move Shipments Under New Private Management Set to Begin Next Month

    First Military Move Shipments Under New Private Management Set to Begin Next Month

    The company that will soon be responsible for all U.S. troops' worldly possessions during moves begins its phased takeover of the Defense Department's household goods shipment operation in September.

    HomeSafe Alliance will finally begin managing the pickup, shipping and delivery of personal belongings during moves to duty stations after it received the 's estimated $6.2 billion Global Household Goods Contract in November 2021. The joint venture between KBR, a science, technology, and engineering company, and Tier One Relocation describes itself as a “move management service provider.”

    Under its contract with U.S. Transportation Command, HomeSafe Alliance said it intends to “infuse” more technology into the household goods moving process, including online management and tracking of moves for military families.

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    The transition to HomeSafe Alliance's management of the process gets underway this fall, officials from both entities confirmed to Military.com.

    TRANSCOM announced in March that the “phased launch” would start in September. The process won't be like “flipping a switch nationwide,” TRANSCOM officials told Military.com, to avoid “any rework by rushing to an artificial finish line.”

    Instead, a “controlled flow of shipment awards” will go out in the fall at rates and locations chosen…

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