New small business contract yields multiple rewards
Robert Steed, a contracting officer for DLA Disposition Services, discusses the new contract with Sheryl Woods, DLA Disposition Services’ special assistant for small business.
Sept. 15, 2017 - A new multi-year contract is helping the Defense Logistics Agency meet several of its small business goals.

New medical supplies contract will save warfighter, taxpayer millions
U.S. Army medical personnel tend to a wounded Afghan national policeman in Farah City, Afghanistan, Nov. 20, 2012. Acquisition professionals at DLA Troop Support are implementing a new medical and surgical prime vendor program, which is projected to save $168 million over 10 years.
April 6, 2017 - Stretching a dollar just got easier for U.S. military medical personnel across the globe. Acquisition professionals at DLA Troop Support are implementing a new medical and surgical prime vendor program, which is projected to save $168 million over 10 years.

DLA, DHA save millions on military medical materiel through ECAT
Nora Steigerwalt (left), Medical supply chain director of customer operations, meets with Lt. Col. Christopher Estridge (center) and Maj. Blake Smith, both Air Force medical service corps officers from the Defense Health Agency, at DLA Troop Support in Philadelphia Nov. 16.
Dec. 28, 2016 - Anyone who has been in a big-box retailer knows two-gallon buckets of mayonnaise have lower per-unit prices than 20-ounce jars. It’s just basic bulk purchasing power at work. And as interagency collaboration within DOD is proving, it applies to more than just condiments.

DLA, DHA, services collaborate to improve military healthcare through standardization
Army Brig. Gen. Charles Hamilton, DLA Troop Support commander, discusses the impact of standardization at the Military Medical Enterprise Standardization Office Training Workshop in Philadelphia Nov. 15. In fiscal 2015, standardization of medical supplies and equipment saved more than $16 million
Nov. 23, 2016 - Medical standardization across DOD improves clinical outcomes, enhances readiness and training, controls costs and improves DOD-wide interoperability, a DHA official said as more than 100 military medical professionals gathered in Philadelphia recently for a standardization workshop.

Subsistence talks beef with industry
Navy Culinary Specialist 3rd Class Traivon Smart grills meat in the galley aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41) Aug. 9. DLA Troop Support's Subsistence supply chain hosted a pre-proposal conference Sept. 28 to help vendors preparing proposals for an upcoming beef national contract
Oct. 4, 2016 - The Subsistence supply chain hosted a pre-proposal conference Sept. 28 to help vendors preparing proposals for an upcoming beef national contract. Subsistence moved to national contracts for protein items to better leverage the government’s buying power and achieve cost savings.

Troop Support’s ‘dream team’ saves big on drugs
The DLA Troop Support Medical supply chain’s “dream team”: from left to right, Alexander Quinones, integrated supply team chief; Denise Taubman, Amanda Doherty, and Danielle Delaney, contracting officers; Joanne Marie Grace, acquisition specialist; and Christopher Newman, intern.
Sept. 19, 2016 - The Medical supply chain's national contracts team has churned out hundreds of millions of dollars in savings through long-term contracts for generic drugs, while ensuring drug availability for customers.

Smart buyers, common sense key to equipment readiness says leader of Army’s combat ground systems
Army Brig. Gen. David Bassett, program executive officer for Ground Combat Systems, describes how the tenets of Better Buying Power 3.0 have helped the service modernize its ground fleet.
Sept. 1, 2016 - The Army’s program executive officer for Ground Combat Systems advised fellow logisticians and industrial representatives to not become victims of the acquisition process Sept. 30 during the DLA Land and Maritime Supplier Conference and Expo at Columbus, Ohio.

DLA, defense industry collaborate on maximizing warfighter readiness
DLA Logistics Operations Director Navy Rear Adm. Vincent Griffith addresses representatives from more than 90 small and large businesses Aug. 30 during the DLA Land and Maritime Supplier Conference and Expo in Columbus, Ohio.
Aug. 30, 2016 - DLA keeps its promise to support warfighters around the world because of America’s defense industrial base, DLA Logistics Operations Director Navy Rear Adm. Vincent Griffith said Aug. 30 during the DLA Land and Maritime Supplier Conference and Expo in Columbus, Ohio.

Defense Logistics Agency announces Superior Suppliers for 2015
The Superior Supplier Incentive Program recognizes industry partners who demonstrate exceptional performance supporting DLA.
July 27, 2016 - Today the Defense Logistics Agency announced its top performing industry partners for fiscal year 2015 as part of the Department of Defense’s Superior Supplier Incentive Program.

Acquisition Chief Presents Awards After 'Remarkable Year' of Accomplishments
Frank Kendall, undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, addresses award winners and audience members in the Pentagon’s Hall of Heroes Dec. 10, 2015, before the award ceremony for this year’s Defense Acquisition Workforce Awards. U.S. Army photo by Mr. Leroy Council
Dec. 10, 2015 - The Pentagon acquisition chief presented awards to individual members of the defense acquisition workforce and to those in large and small DoD organizations who use best practices to develop their teams.