DLA News Archive


March 2, 2023

F-35 site visits foster insights as logistics support continues transition

The DLA's director of logistics operations and leaders from the U.S. Transportation Command and F-35 Joint Program Office toured warehousing sites in Texas and California supporting the joint strike fighter Feb. 28-March 1.

Nov. 17, 2022

TRANSCOM commander visits DLA, praises employees’ support

Air Force Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost, the commander of U.S. Transportation Command, paid a visit to the Defense Logistics Agency headquarters at Fort Belvoir, Va., Nov. 16.

Feb. 27, 2020

DLA Distribution San Joaquin participates in the Transportation Management System prototype

According to TRANSCOM, the DoD is conducting a 24-month assessment of a TMS to determine if it is suitable for use by the Joint Deployment and Distribution Enterprise.

Feb. 25, 2020

Rapid deployment team participates in Turbo Distribution 20-1

Members of DLA's Rapid Deployment Blue Team applied their skills and expertise when they participated in TRANSCOM's Turbo Distribution 20-1 exercise at Fort Stewart, Georgia, Feb. 7-16.

April 2, 2018

TRANSCOM/DLA partnership results in transportation contract improvements

On February 12, DLA Distribution began utilizing one of the largest logistics contracts ever awarded by the U.S. government. The Defense Freight Transportation Services (DFTS) contract, a long-awaited collaboration between the United States Transportation Command and DLA Distribution, launched as an upgrade to the Defense Transportation Coordination Initiative (DTCI), which aimed to provide a single touch point for DoD shipments by allowing a commercial third party firm to manage and coordinate transportation.

Sept. 28, 2016

Employees train on asset visibility tool for logisticians

Local logisticians went to school Sept. 21 on a tool to help them track their stuff. The training included how to run queries for materials in transit to customers around the world through the IGC program.

Aug. 5, 2016

DLA, USTRANSCOM build joint plan to meet future challenges

Senior leaders from the Defense Logistics Agency and U.S. Transportation Command exchanged ideas on how to expand an already strong partnership at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Aug. 3.

Aug. 6, 2015

Partnerships, synchronization efforts focus of TRANSCOM-DLA Day

Top Defense Logistics Agency and U.S. Transportation Command leaders discussed how to partner on efforts to provide synchronized support to warfighters Aug. 5 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.