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June 11, 2018

DLA Dashboard to improve readiness by giving near real-time view of service metrics, supply shortfalls

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.

June 7, 2018

DLA leaders meet with industry partners, discuss engagement strategies

Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams met with several private-sector leaders at the McNamara Headquarters Complex to discuss how DLA can better engage with its industry partners during a meeting with representatives from industry associations May 31.

April 24, 2018

Leaders, customer reps discuss ways agency honing support at global summit

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.

March 9, 2018

New plan, ombudsman focus on strengthening industry engagement

For many years, the Defense Logistics Agency has sought opportunities to engage with its industry partners and adopt their best practices. Now DLA’s Acquisition Directorate has a new DLA Industry Engagement Plan and an ombudsman to help implement the plan’s features.

Nov. 22, 2017

DLA, military services brief clothing, equipment support plans to industry partners

The third annual Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Clothing and Textiles Joint Advanced Planning Brief for Industry was held in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, and attended by nearly 800 representatives from U.S. clothing and textiles manufacturers, the military services and the government.

Oct. 5, 2017

DLA looks to industry for innovative ideas that improve logistics support, boost readiness

The innovation of commercial industry and academia is a critical part of maintaining decades-old weapons systems like the B-52 bomber, the Defense Logistics Agency’s director of logistics operations said during the agency’s second annual Industry Day, Oct. 3 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

Sept. 25, 2017

DLA encourages R&D partnerships at October Industry Day

Logistics leaders from the Defense Logistics Agency Research and Development division will host the second annual Industry Day Oct. 3 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

Aug. 31, 2017

Defense Logistics Agency announces Superior Suppliers for 2017

The Defense Logistics Agency announces its top performing industry partners for 2017 as part of the Department of Defense’s Superior Supplier Incentive Program.

May 26, 2017

DLA small-business office helps train businesses on government contracting

The Defense Logistics Agency’s Office of Small Business Programs co-hosted with George Mason University an annual Training, Outreach and Networking Event for U.S. businesses in Arlington, Virginia, May 18.

Oct. 31, 2016

DLA, military brief clothing industry partners on warfighter support plans

The Defense Logistics Agency is able to provide uniforms and equipment to warfighters with the support of the Clothing and Textiles supply chain’s industry partners, the C&T director told those partners Oct. 19.