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

DLA Pacific welcomes new commander as Daniels receives accolades for job well done
DLA Logistics Operations Director Air Force Maj. Gen. Mark Johnson passes the DLA flag to incoming DLA Pacific Commander Navy Capt. Kristin Acquavella, during a change of command at Nob Hill on historic Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii July 10.(Photo by Marine Cpl. Patrick Mahoney)
July 13, 2018 - Navy Capt. Tim Daniels relinquished his command of DLA Pacific in a July 10 ceremony at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, as Air Force Maj. Gen. Mark Johnson welcomed the incoming commander, Navy Capt. Kristin Acquavella.

DLA’s Service Readiness Dashboard
DLA's Service Readiness Dashboard
July 12, 2018 - A new tool uses technology to provide in-depth data to the military services and other DLA customers.

Expeditionary contracting officers needed to provide global logistics support
Members of DLA’s Expeditionary Contracting Cadre support the initial stages of disaster and contingency operations such as the aftermath of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. Joe Andrews from DLA Aviation deployed last fall to provide expeditionary contracting support for this mobile surgical hospital in Humacao, Puerto Rico, while the local civilian hospital underwent repairs. Courtesy photo
June 15, 2018 - The DLA Joint Contingency Acquisition Support Office needs contracting specialists to join its Expeditionary Contracting Cadre, a group of volunteers who deploy to establish logistics support in the initial stages of disaster relief and contingency operations around the world.

DLA Dashboard to improve readiness by giving near real-time view of service metrics, supply shortfalls
The Dashboard uses continually updated metrics, combined with colors indicating the level of readiness, to give detailed information as well as the big picture. Graphic by Paul Crank
June 11, 2018 - A new tool known as the Service Readiness Dashboard merges the military services’ readiness data with DLA business metrics for a near real-time view of the status of key weapon systems and platforms.

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.