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Aug. 10, 2018

DLA working group names areas for potential use of artificial intel to boost efficiency

A team from the Defense Logistics Agency’s Analytics Center of Excellence at a recent workshop identified more than two dozen DLA processes to which artificial intelligence and machine learning could someday bring greater efficiency and lower risk — in line with goals set in the DLA Strategic Plan.

June 25, 2018

DLA Distribution pilots new Warehouse and Transportation Management System at Corpus Christi site

DLA Distribution Corpus Christi, Texas, has launched a commercial, off-the-shelf Warehouse Management System- the first of its kind within the network. The system is designed to offer flexible, automated support for processing various goods movements and for managing stocks within the distribution center.

June 14, 2018

DLA conducting enterprisewide records inventory

The Defense Logistics Agency is proactively taking steps to preserve information through its first-ever enterprisewide records inventory, which began June 11.

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.

March 1, 2018

DLA creates new office to help data drive decisions

A new office at the Defense Logistics Agency will focus on getting more value of the data collected across the agency by analyzing the information and looking for ways the data can inform management decisions.

Dec. 15, 2017

Continuous improvement: the path to process excellence

Continuous improvement is how DLA improves business processes and delivers optimal outcomes while maintaining customer focus; to that end, a new manual describes how that effort now focuses on more than just process.

Nov. 22, 2017

San Joaquin’s Central Receiving Team awarded DLA Director’s Strategic Goals Award

DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California’s, Central Receiving Team has been awarded the DLA Director’s Strategic Goals Award for fourth quarter of fiscal year 2017.

Oct. 24, 2017

Face-to-face interactions, encourage relationship building, improve warfighter support

In these days of electronic communications, do you ever wonder if talking face-to-face would produce better results? Two years ago when the Defense Contract Management Agency’s Dallas, Texas, office was struggling to meet its on-time-delivery goal, the then Dallas commander, Army Col. Anthony Wizner, had just that thought and reached out to Defense Logistics Agency Aviation

Oct. 10, 2017

Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 8 – 14: Every second counts, plan 2 ways out

Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 8 – 14 and to kick it off, our Fire and Emergency Services personnel handed out a pamphlet on smoke alarm safety as a reminder to help keep employees safe at work and at home.

Oct. 6, 2017

Distribution kicks off Material Handling Equipment Center of Excellence instructor training

DLA Distribution Headquarters Current Operations and Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania kicked off the agency’s Material Handling Equipment Center of Excellence instructor training pilot on Sept. 25.