Excellence In Management
Our company has produced significant results on large, heavy civil transportation projects. We create opportunities for the voices of prime and small businesses to be heard. We make sure that all are represented and included in the transportation industry here in California.
CPM Logistics' founder, Abbigail Brown, has worked as a Program and Construction Project Manager on publicly funded and heavy civil infrastructure projects for over two decades. She has significant experience in construction project management and specializes in increasing effectiveness on infrastructure projects. She is dedicated to team building through the Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) processes, public bid processes, and scaling scope for small contractors to ensure project success and participation.
CPM Logistics is working with Kiewit on the northern portion of the CMGC Highway 101 Managed Lanes Project. The Project is located within the cities of South San Francisco, San Bruno, Millbrae, Burlingame, San Mateo, Foster City, Belmont, San Carlos, Atherton, Menlo Park and East Palo Alto in San Mateo (SM) County, and Palo Alto in Santa Clara (SCL) County and would implement approximately 22 miles of Managed Lanes in each direction. CPM Logistics manages outreach and engagement of DBEs and consults with DBEs to understand work elements that are appropriate for their abilities. They provide guidance on the development of responsive bid packages.
Hired by Dragados-Flatiron, JV (DFJV) as the project’s Small Business contracting expert, CPM assists DFJV with breaking down scope into manageable bid packages, reviews contract drop down requirements, audits reporting and compliance and coordinates all Small Business outreach events. This is a 65-mile route located within the counties of Fresno, Tulare, and Kings and the cities of Hanford, Corcoran and Allensworth. To achieve the 30% goal, or $360m in Small Business participation, CPM and DFJV provide ongoing training and monthly outreach events for small businesses and DBE/SBE/DVBEs.
CPM also assists with Public Information Officer outreach efforts to engage community stakeholders affected by the project. We provide project information, updates and events to local communities.
CPM Logistics provided small business consulting to Flatiron/Dragados/Sukut Joint Venture (FDS) on the Isabella Lake, Phase II Dam & Spillway project. CPM assisted FDS with meeting their Subcontracting Goals which include Small Businesses, Small Disadvantaged Businesses, Woman-Owned Small Business, Historically Underutilized Business Zone Small Business, Veteran Owner Small Business and Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business subcontractors, suppliers and service contractors.
Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) hired CPM to perform DBE Outreach Services for their $3B Measure RR Project. Outreach services include public outreach, meeting facilitation, and engaging the public through in-person meetings, emails, phone calls and social media. CPM also provides event marketing, coordination and outreach.
CPM Logistics is working with Granite Construction on this $113 M project. The Consumnes Bridge Replacement project is located on State Route 99, in Sacramento County, in and near Elk Grove, south of Dillard Road Overcrossing to south of Grant Line Road. The project proposes to replace four bridges, relinquish an underpass, and rehabilitate/replace the bridge deck/barrier railing. CPM Logistics will be managing DBE participation for the prime contractor. Working collaboratively with the project team, CPM will develop a DBE performance plan, establish a recommendation for the DBE participation goal for the general construction portion of the contract, and assist in determining work projects for DBEs.
Contra Costa Transportation Authority’s Interstate 680 HOV Completion and Express Lanes project provides a continuous High Occupancy Vehicle lane on I-680 in the southbound direction between the Martinez-Benicia Bridge and the Contra Costa/Alameda County line.
CPM provides expert support to CCTA and prime contractors to successfully meet the 10% project DBE goal. Services include outreach and communication with DBEs and primes.
Granite Construction hired CPM to assist with the project’s Community Benefits Agreement (CBA) with the CAHSRA. Partnering with local unions, building trades and agencies to establish a workforce development program, CPM’s project support has resulted in a targeted workforce of 60%, double the CBA requirements. CPM’s services focused on developing relationships with, and providing educational assistance to, local workers and minority/disadvantaged businesses, communities, unions, hiring agencies, and faith-based organizations.
CPM was brought in as FKJV’s Small Business expert for the project’s UDBE/SB program to work on the state’s largest, and only, P3-funded transportation project. CPM created and managed a successful Small Business and minority compliance program that engaged Small Contractors and successfully complied with contractual requirements.
The 40-acre landscape effort consists of team building and design management between several agencies, FKJV and the Presidio Trust. CPM implements organizational tools that allow for increased information flow and progress tracking.
Based on their prior management experience, CPM also oversaw landscape design and soil management coordination services. Soils management includes programmatic support, analyzing extensive project requirements and creating over 500 pages of management plans based on site project needs.
CPM assisted Flatiron-Kiewit, JV with construction and contract oversight at the Palace of Fine Arts. This included generating and managing project design and bid documents, quality control plans and responding to bidder and field questions throughout the project's lifecycle.
Partnering with Caltrans District 4 Small Business Program, CPM addressed chronic issues facing working relationships between small and large contractors on large, transportation and infrastructure projects through the PDC. The PDC program provided by-monthly educational workshops and networking events for Small Contractors, encouraging better communication and responsiveness between all stakeholders. The program successfully increased contracts between it’s Prime Partners and Small Contractors by almost 40%.
Participants include Caltrans, Teichert Construction, Ghilotti Brothers, Shimmick, and Flatiron Structures.
CPM was a resource to prime contractors to successfully meet the 10% project DBE goal established by CCTA and FHWA. Services include outreach, communication with DBEs and primes, and coordination for the agency on the Interstate 80/San Pablo Dam Road Interchange Improvements.