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Sept. 25, 2018

First-ever DLA Industry Day helps agency promote key SECDEF priorities

DLA's inaugural DLA Industry Day Sept. 19 took concrete steps to push the agency and its industry partners to make greater strides in promoting the key priorities set by the secretary of defense: improved readiness, strengthened partnerships and better business practices.

Sept. 20, 2018

Agency hosts industry leaders in quest to meet rising demand via closer collaboration

Senior leaders from the Defense Logistics Agency hosted more than 200 defense-industry counterparts in the first-ever DLA Industry Day Sept. 19 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

Sept. 12, 2018

Troop Support reps talk clothing, textiles at National Industries for the Blind conference

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support representatives discussed key industry topics with military clothing and equipment manufacturers that employ blind and visually impaired Americans Sept. 6.

July 31, 2018

Inaugural summit spurs transparency, targets readiness

Defense Logistics Agency leaders met with internal and external partners at the first Service Readiness Demand Planning Summit at the agency’s headquarters, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, July 12-13.

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.