Spalding Consulting, Inc., announced today that it has been awarded a six-month, $79k, Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) contract. Spalding will work to develop a framework solution for an Automated Logistics Environment (ALE). The project: Advanced Common Integrative, Intelligent, Customizable, and Scalable ALE Framework, will support NAVAIR logistics and aviation readiness efforts. Under this contract, Spalding will research the development of integrated logistics tools to support and sustain increasing-global military operations. Spalding Consulting, Inc., (www.scipax.com) is a leading small business professional services firm specializing in the areas of Program Management, Information Technology (IT), Government Financial Management and SAP Integration Solutions. Founded in Hollywood, MD in 2001, the company has built a reputation on superior customer service and consistent delivery of innovative solutions and cutting-edge technologies.