DLA News Archive

Tag: storage

June 3, 2021

DOD warehouse utilization project aims to increase use of storage space, save millions 

New technology being tested at select facilities throughout the Defense Department is generating data on warehouse capacity and unused storage space that could lead to warehouse consolidations or reorganizations, putting material closer to users to support more efficient operations and saving an estimated $600 million.

Feb. 12, 2021

Materiel Management Flight: Supplying the Mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Misawa Air Base website — Misawa Air Base conducts daily mission essential air combat training and members from the 35th Logistics Readiness Squadron (LRS) Materiel Management Flight work behind the scenes to ensure base personnel have mission required equipment.

Feb. 8, 2021

NAVSUP FLC Norfolk Conducts First of its Kind Repair Parts Analysis on LHD

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Navy website — When Commander, Naval Surface Forces Atlantic (SURFLANT) approached the Industrial Support Department at NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Norfolk about performing a pilot project adding a full Repair Parts Analysis Group (RAG) to an integrated logistics overhaul (ILO) scheduled for USS Wasp (LHA 1), the response was an enthusiastic “yes.”

March 17, 2020

386th ELRS expedites rations time from pallet to warfighter

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing website — Airmen assigned to the 386th ELRS cargo processing team ensure that 15 to 30 thousand pounds of water, food, and MREs are delivered across the area of responsibility to military members in need.

March 11, 2020

Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna team awarded for security focus

DDSP occasionally receives erroneous shipments of military equipment and material. When this happens, a team of DLA Installation Management Susquehanna Security and Emergency Services personnel and DDSP personnel spring into action to secure any classified and/or pilferable items that may be contained in the miss-shipment.

Jan. 21, 2020

50th Logistic Readiness Flight optimizes building space

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Schriever Air Force Base website — In years past at the 50th Logistic Readiness Flight, there was little space available for the team to operate in the way they expected.

Jan. 6, 2020

Sailors Utilize Every Inch of Space Aboard Key West

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Commander of the U.S. 7th Fleet website — Sailors from the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Key West (SSN 722) prepared for their next mission by transferring supplies on the pier at Naval Base Guam, January 3.

Oct. 23, 2019

The race to save supplies, equipment

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Tyndall Air Force Base website — The 325th Logistics Readiness Squadron recently vacated the unit’s warehouse, which was permanently damaged by Hurricane Michael last year. The warehouse held 500,080 items that needed to be moved as quickly as possible to save from damage by the elements.

July 22, 2019

Battlefield Sustainment on the Korean Peninsula

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — Since 1953, the Korean Peninsula has been under a United Nations Command (UNC)-led armistice between the Republic of Korea (ROK) and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea). In order to maintain this armistice, Eighth Army has remained forward-deployed on the peninsula.

July 19, 2019

Rising Technology: DLA Aviation at Warner Robins automates to support WR-ALC workload increase

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Robins Air Force Base website — Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Warner Robins on Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, recently acquired state of the art automated storage aids that has Shop Service Center personnel optimistic about the future of delivery response time and ease-of-access to the crucial parts necessary for aircraft maintenance.