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Oct. 28, 2021

DOD Metrics-Based Goals Will Strengthen Organic Industrial Base, Official Says

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Defense Department website — The Defense Department has a plan to modernize its organic industrial base, which includes things like maintenance depots, shipyards, fleet readiness centers, air logistics centers and manufacturing arsenals, a DOD official said.

June 15, 2021

Former DLA Troop Support commander garners Hall of Fame induction

Army Lt. Gen. Raymond Mason's cost-saving accomplishments as former commander of the Defense Supply Center Philadelphia have earned him a place in the 2020 DLA Hall of Fame.

Jan. 19, 2021

DLA contracting officers tap numerous sources to provide critical medical supplies 

DLA Troop Support’s Medical Readiness Division team develops new processes and taps new sources of supply to support the ever-increasing demands of the pandemic.

Jan. 14, 2021

Resilience, hard work keystones of clothing, textiles team’s support for COVID-19

Clothing, textiles team has worked overtime since March to procure textiles-based items ranging from nitrile gloves to face masks for DOD, HHS and FEMA.

Dec. 21, 2020

DLA, industry strengthen partnerships to support warfighters

DLA Director Navy Vice Adm. Michelle Skubic and other agency senior leaders hosted a Demand Forecast webinar Dec. 17 with private-sector leaders from 11 associations to help them best respond to DLA’s anticipated contract requirements and notify them of future business opportunities with DLA.

Nov. 13, 2020

Clothing and Textiles hosts’ sixth annual planning brief for industry

The Defense Logistics Agency’s Clothing and Textiles supply chain kicked off the sixth annual Joint Advanced Planning Brief for Industry virtually with a series of webinars Nov. 4.

Sept. 25, 2020

DLA celebrates small business partnerships during National Small Business Week

DLA has about 12,000 suppliers and over 80% of them are small businesses. During National Small Business Week, the agency celebrates small business contributions.

Oct. 11, 2019

DLA partners with small business for innovation

DLA is dedicated to engaging with industry and small businesses. Businesses that make, manufacture or produce something should consider DLA as a potential customer.

Sept. 20, 2018

Agency hosts industry leaders in quest to meet rising demand via closer collaboration

Senior leaders from the Defense Logistics Agency hosted more than 200 defense-industry counterparts in the first-ever DLA Industry Day Sept. 19 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

Oct. 31, 2016

DLA, military brief clothing industry partners on warfighter support plans

The Defense Logistics Agency is able to provide uniforms and equipment to warfighters with the support of the Clothing and Textiles supply chain’s industry partners, the C&T director told those partners Oct. 19.