Logistics and Standardization Support Division

Packaging | Diminishing Manufacturing Sources


The Logistics and Standardization Support Division performs a variety of functions such as Safety Data Sheet reviews (SDS), identification of green items and Packaging. We support the military services and implement logistics support across weapon/non-weapon system platforms. Our services include:

Managing the packaging mission of the Center in regard to material preservation, packaging, packing, marking, and bar code functions. Serves as the focal point for packaging of hazardous materials, requests to change unit of issue, and quantity unit packs. Evaluates, grants or denies packaging waivers and deviations on a case-by-case basis. Resolves packaging problems on supply discrepancy reports. In addition, we develop and maintain the DLA Packaging web site for the Defense Logistics Agency to provide 24-hour packaging assistance.

The organization provides Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (DMSMS) to support the services on parts obsolescence.

Identifies and initiates actions for removal of hazardous materials requirements from specifications, standards and drawings used in the DLA Land and Maritime procurement process. For Comments or Questions about the DLA Land and Maritime Hazardous Materials Minimization (HMMIN) Program, e-mail us at: DSCC.MSDS@dla.mil