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Sept. 28, 2021

DLA doubles down on diversity, innovation at R&D Industry Collider Day 

The Defense Logistics Agency Research and Development team brought together leaders in industry, academia, historically Black colleges and universities, small businesses and trade associations during the second annual Industry Collider Day Sept. 8.

May 7, 2021

Industry association leaders get 2020 Supplier Survey results, new DLA Strategic Plan details

The Defense Logistics Agency is upping its game in how it understands industry and leverages data to improve processes, the DLA vice director told leaders of 13 industry associations in a May 5 webinar that also focused on 2020 Supplier Survey results and demand projections.  

Dec. 9, 2020

Partnerships, innovation enable medical material availability

Vendors rolling out new items they want to sell to the Defense Department need stock numbers assigned to those supplies so customers and government systems have a common reference. The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Medical Supplier Support Team normally handles this for items like surgical and hospital equipment.

Aug. 10, 2020

New DLA director outlines priorities in video message to employees

Continuing world-class warfighter support and taking care of employees are among four priorities new Defense Logistics Agency Director Navy Vice Adm. Michelle Skubic outlines in a video to employees.

Aug. 5, 2020

Summer 2020 newsletter offers latest R&D news 

The summer 2020 edition of The Innovator is now available. The Innovator is electronically published quarterly with articles and information for employees on research and development projects, updates, and upcoming events and activities.

March 3, 2020

DLA Troop Support supervisor recognized for innovation

Miriam Tannenbaum earned the DLA Troop Support Innovation Award for her efforts to improve warfighter support and encouraging innovation among her team.

Jan. 16, 2020

DLA to modernize warehouse operations 

The Defense Logistics Agency is keeping up with innovation and technology changes in warehouse operations by leveraging commercial, off-the-shelf software by SAP.

Nov. 12, 2019

DLA, industry share innovation, ideas

DLA and industry research and development professionals gathered at the McNamara Headquarters Complex to share innovative ideas during the annual DLA R&D Industry Day Nov. 7.

Oct. 9, 2019

“Leading Change” document outlines fiscal 2020 focus areas

Defense reform and audit advancement are among focus areas outlined in the new “Leading Change” document emphasizing the Defense Logistics Agency’s fiscal 2020 goals.

July 26, 2019

Hardware employee innovates quality reporting process to improve efficiency

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Industrial Hardware employee Andrew Nemeth and his team used improved communications to innovate and streamline product deficiency reporting to increase efficiency and improve process actions for the government and its IH customers.