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Sept. 28, 2022

Historical commentary: DLA responds to procurement challenges with innovation, modernizes acquisition arm

DLA's ability to procure large quantities of scarce items at reasonable prices developed over time through repeated responses to unprecedented situations. 

June 29, 2022

DLA, industry leaders discuss inflation, supply chain issues

DLA leaders and representatives from six industry associations discussed inflation and logistics challenges such as supply disruptions and labor shortages June 28 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

June 29, 2022

DLA Energy procurement analyst graduates Naval Postgraduate School

Ayodele Warburton, a DLA Energy procurement analyst, graduated with a Master of Science in Contract Management from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, June 17. The program is part of the 4th Estate Director of Acquisition Career Management Office Leadership & Talent Management Portfolio.

June 27, 2022

DLA Energy honors acquisition workforce

DLA Energy’s acquisition workforce was recognized during a high-energy honors program at the McNamara Headquarters Complex on Fort Belvoir, Virginia, June 15.

April 8, 2022

DLA Land & Maritime focuses on industry partnerships and emerging technology on second day of supplier conference

The 2022 Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Supplier Conference and Exhibition concluded April 7 following a day filled with informative speakers from defense and industry, collaborative breakout sessions and discussion panels focused on improving communication and relationships with industry partners, as well as identifying new opportunities to support the Warfighter.

Feb. 24, 2022

New Industry Engagement Plan maintains DLA’s focus on strong partnerships

Enabling and supporting a secure defense industrial base remains a DLA priority according to an updated Industry Engagement Plan that outlines five focus areas expected to facilitate better acquisition outcomes.  

Nov. 30, 2021

New Acquisition Modernization Program to help DLA face future challenges

DLA is building a masterplan for meeting new challenges posed by the shifting global logistics environment through its new Acquisition Modernization Program. 

July 14, 2021

Business process analysts help keep DLA procurement systems humming

Business process analysts throughout DLA ensure the dozens of systems acquisition specialists use to make almost 10,000 buys daily are running smoothly.

June 24, 2021

DLA Distribution Industry Day goes virtual

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution hosted a virtual Industry Day June 9 with over 180 industry representatives from 33 states participating. The event’s focus was to help industry partners do business with DLA Distribution and to encourage an open dialogue and exchange of information and ideas.

April 19, 2021

Our Acquisition Workforce

The Gulf War ended thirty years ago this February. Among the several ways DLA supported the conflict was the 40,000 contract actions our acquisition workforce conducted with 1,000 companies.