2014 Directors Guidance

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Crushing Logistics Challenges
September - October 2014
Switch to Savings
Swapping military-specification jet fuel for its commercial equivalent looks to save a substantial amount for DLA Energy’s customers.

Rightsizing: Making Space
One of DLA Director Navy Vice Adm. Mark Harnitchek’s “Big Ideas” ensures the agency has the right amount of supplies to meet customer needs.

Time is Money
DLA’s Time to Award initiative has slashed the time it takes the agency to award contracts and standardized the processes to do so.

Charting New Courses
DLA leaders regularly meet with industry representatives to find better and less expensive ways to supply warfighters.

The Bottom Dollar Value
Reverse auctions foster competition between commercial firms and have saved DLA more than $2 billion since 2012.

Standardizing Support
Naval Sea Systems Command and DLA partner to manage hazardous materials and waste compliance at NAVSEA’s shipyards.

Combat Chow
While the food American warfighters eat has changed with the times, the challenges of supplying that food remain the same.