DLA News Archive

Tag: Defense Logistics Agency

Oct. 7, 2015

Bringing storage and distribution into the Performance Based Logistics market

How often is the most efficient solution to a business problem also the most cost effective, for both customers and service providers? The answer is, unfortunately, less often than is desirable. When it comes to the storage and distribution for several Performance Based Logistics contracts, however, DLA Distribution has discovered an outcome that is efficient, effective and best value for vendors, customers and the Agency alike.

Oct. 5, 2015

Tobyhanna distribution center hosts pilot of Foundations of High Performing Leadership program

As the first in a new pilot, leaders at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Tobyhanna, Pa., recently completed the new Foundations of High Performing Leadership, a week-long training program designed to provide specific tools and knowledge to help plan, teach, and coach employees on a daily basis.

Oct. 2, 2015

DLA Distribution focuses on hurricane and flood preparedness

Typically, the Atlantic hurricane season runs from June to November, and this season the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration predicts a 70 percent chance of six to 11 named storms, including three major hurricanes. As Hurricane Joaquin heads towards the east coast of the United States this weekend, DLA Distribution is urging employees to be prepared.

Oct. 1, 2015

DLA Distribution headquarters hosts KPMG

As the external audit nears, DLA Distribution continues to prepare the agency for success. Recently, the organization welcomed three executive members from KPMG’s Management Consulting Advisory practice. Ken Drover, lead partner, Global Defense Center of Excellence, Patty St. George, partner, Federal Advisory and Jeff Langley, director, Supply Chain and Logistics, visited DLA Distribution for a discussion with leadership on operational and financial supply chain transformation. KPMG is the advisory firm currently assisting DLA Distribution prepare for the independent audit.

Sept. 28, 2015

Norfolk’s Sandman awarded DLA Distribution’s Field Grade Officer of the Quarter

Navy Lt. Cmdr. Brett Sandman, director of DLA Distribution Norfolk, Va., at New London, Conn., has been awarded the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Field Grade Officer of the Quarter award for third quarter, fiscal year 2015.

Sept. 25, 2015

DLA Distribution Korea’s So reminisces on almost 43 years of federal service

Sang-Hwan So, a supply technician inspector at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Korea, will hit a milestone in March 2016. That feat is the completion of 43 years of federal service, eight of which have been with DLA Distribution Korea.

Sept. 23, 2015

DLA Director visits DLA Distribution San Joaquin

Defense Logistics Agency director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch visited DLA Distribution San Joaquin, Calif., Sept. 11 to discuss command operations and tour facilities at DLA’s western Strategic Distribution Platform as well as host a town hall discussing the DLA Strategic Plan.

Sept. 23, 2015

DLA Distribution’s DSS Systems Access Team wins Team of the Quarter award

Defense Logistics Agency Headquarters DSS Systems Access Team has been awarded the DLA Distribution Team of the Quarter award for third quarter, fiscal year 2015, for their efforts in training and revalidating all DLA Distribution employees that require access to the Distribution Standard System.

Sept. 22, 2015

Red River’s safety specialist supports MRAP DEMIL in Afghanistan

Kent Martz, a safety specialist at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Red River, Texas, has spent the last six months in Afghanistan supporting the MRAP Demilitarization mission. Arriving in March 2015, he is expected to return home to Red River at the end of September 2015.

Sept. 22, 2015

Norfolk’s Pacheco wins Employee of the Quarter award

Erwin Pacheco, distribution process worker at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Va., has been awarded the Employee of the Quarter award for third quarter, fiscal year 2015, for his outstanding work in accomplishing a wide variety of distribution-related duties.