The Transportation Management Branch (TMB), under the leadership of Mark Minnick, Chief, TMB provides fleet and freight forwarding solutions that deliver the highest levels of quality and satisfaction to our customers while offering exceptional performance and responsiveness to the NIH community.

TMB conducts NIH fleet management and freight forwarding operations from two locations on the NIH main campus in Bethesda, MD.  The Fleet Management Section is located in Building 12 and provides vehicle management, vehicle acquisition, vehicle rentals, and fuel management services.  The Freight Forwarding Section is located in Building 13 and provides in and outbound shipping and relocation services.  TMB is dedicated to increasing efficiency and improving environmental performance to protect the planet and save taxpayer dollars, and is a multi-year HHS Green Champion Award winner. TMB regularly exceeds legislative requirements to reduce petroleum gas usage and increasing alternative fuel usage, leading the HHS on all metrics in accordance with Executive Order 13693, Planning for Federal Sustainability in the Next Decade.

Our Vision is to deliver premier transportation management services through innovative business practices with an emphasis on continuous improvement.  Having built a strong relationship with our NIH customers, we believe in building trust and communication between teams. We owe our successes to a culture of putting people first, fostering teamwork, respecting new ideas, and continuously improving skillsets.

We want to hear from you! Contact TMB with your comments, suggestions, or questions.


Mark Minnick

Mark Minnick

Chief, Transportation Management Branch
Division of Logistics Services
Office of Logistics & Acquisition Operations
(301) 496-4511, mark.minnick@nih.gov