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Noble History

We’ve grown in size and in scope, but our commitment to our customers, our employees and our country has remained the same since 1982. 

Noble was established in 1982 as a distributor of industrial supplies with a simple mission: provide our customers with the critical supplies and logistics service they need to complete their mission.

Noble was founded over 30 years ago in the Boston area by Tom Noble Sr. in the family garage. Back then, our initial customer base and supply chain was limited to the New England region. Over the years, our size and scope has expanded dramatically. Noble has shifted focus to provide supply chain management and logistics solutions to the DoD and the Federal Government. As a result, we have expanded our supply chain to a global network of quality suppliers and a network of logistics providers with experience getting a wide variety of material to some of the world’s most challenging locations.

Today, Noble is a global provider of supply, procurement, and logistics solutions to the U.S. Military, Federal, State and Local Governments. Our global footprint includes operations, distribution centers, and consolidation points located around the world. As a distributor of more than 11,000 manufacturers, we stock over 700,000 items in warehouses throughout the continental United States, CENTCOM, AFRICOM, EUCOM, PACOM and SOUTHCOM. Noble reduces the cost of readiness, while maintaining ability to rapidly respond to today’s challenges.

Noble’s mission is twofold: we support our warfighters wherever they are in the world and we do it while saving taxpayers money on every order, every time. Using technology to transform the way our customers buy their materials, we make the process more efficient by lowering costs and expanding the number and type of customers we can serve.

Our commitment to hiring veterans allows Noble to give back to the very people who buy from us. Our staff understands our customers and remains committed to doing what it takes to get the right products to even the most remote locations. With ISO-certified processes, we use efficient and effective approaches to inventory and warehouse management, customer service, logistics, and supplier selection. The Noble Team is on-call 24 hours a day to support our customers around the globe.

Although the size and scope of Noble Supply & Logistics has changed drastically during our over 30 years of being in business, our family values and commitment to our customers and team members always remains the same!