DLA Logistics Operations is responsible for the end-to-end supply chain management of DLA’s nine supply chains, providing logistics and materiel process management policy, guidance, and oversight while conducting continuous assessments of supply chain performance. Logistics Operations integrates strategic, operational and tactical perspectives, as well as command and control functions for contingency operations and adaptive planning to influence the end-to-end logistics supply chain. Logistics Operations is the principal strategic, operational and tactical planner for DLA business operations, championing best business practices, the Enterprise Business System and value-added logistics solutions for warfighters. The directorate oversees DLA support to the Nuclear Enterprise, operational contract support, the daily operation of DLA’s field activities, and engages DLA directorates and field activities to gather and interpret customer requirements for the agency.

In support of customers around the world, DLA Logistics Operations maximizes readiness and logistics combat power by leveraging enterprise solutions. To fulfill this mission, organizational elements aligned under the directorate include the Operations Executive Directorate, the Mission Support Executive Directorate, the Logistics Policy and Strategic Programs Executive Directorate, the Nuclear Enterprise Support Office, the Joint Contingency Acquisition Support Office, and the Business Management Office.

DLA Logistics Operations News

Leaders, customer reps discuss ways agency honing support at global summit
DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams delivers remarks to customer-facing representatives at the annual Global Customer-Facing Summit, April 18.
April 24, 2018 - The Defense Logistics Agency hosted its annual Global Customer-Facing Summit April 18-19 for those who serve as the face of DLA to its customers. Attendees discussed ways to provide stellar customer service and networked with peers from around the world.

First-timers experience meals, ready to be eaten
Army Col. Brian Kim, senior veterinary advisor, demonstrates the heater in a “meal, ready to eat” field ration for Mike Scott, deputy director of DLA Logistics Operations, at a lunch-and-learn event at DLA headquarters April 4. Scott hosted team members who learned about combat rations, tried current menus and taste-tested potential future products. Photo by Jacob Boyer
April 5, 2018 - A handful of 'diners' were granted access to an exclusive pop-up restaurant of sorts, promising meals, ready to eat, during its only lunch seating at the Defense Logistics Agency headquarters April 4. The concept? Giving those who serve the warfighter an opportunity to lunch and learn, with a taste of the military field rations troops consume.

DLA Customer Interaction Center builds relationships via customer support
Customers and employees alike can get solutions any time of day or night by contacting DLA's Customer Interaction Center.
March 13, 2018 - The DLA Customer Interaction Center is many customers’ first-contact resolution center, with personnel available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, including holidays.

Rapid deployment ‘Red Team’ completes training, ready for future missions
Members of DLA’s rapid deployment Red Team brave the gas chamber to conduct a functions test on personal protective equipment during nuclear, biological and chemical training at Camp Atterbury, Indiana, Jan. 16-20.
Jan. 25, 2018 - The Defense Logistics Agency Rapid Deployment Team that spent five weeks in Puerto Rico helping orchestrate critical support to victims of Hurricane Maria has completed mobilization training in preparation of supporting other military and humanitarian missions around the world.

Reservists help DLA expand exercise-planning capabilities
From left: Marine Corps Reserve Maj. Jamie Fleischhacker and Rogelio (Roy) Diaz, DLA liaison officer for USSOUTHCOM take part in the final planning conference for Integrated Advance 17 exercise at U.S. Southern Command headquarters.
Jan. 11, 2018 - Members of DLA's Joint Reserve Force are helping plan DLA's joint and national training exercises.