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Brochure | July 14, 2022

Troop Support Clothing and Textiles Small Business

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VIRIN: 220713-D-D0441-8005

DLA Troop Support’s Clothing & Textiles (C&T) supply chain provides world-class integrated logistics solutions for clothing, individual equipment and textile items to Warfighters and emergency responders in peace and in war, around the clock and around the world. 

C&T outfits every soldier, sailor, airman and Marine worldwide, from their first day of service in boot camp, to camouflage uniforms worn on the battlefield and service dress uniforms.

The C&T acquisition team procures more than 8,000 different items ranging from uniforms, footwear and undergarments to ecclesiastical items, individual equipment, flags and tents. 

What Does DLA Troop Support C&T Procure?

Clothing New Recruits

Basic items recruits need upon entering military service including service specific utility uniforms, boots, socks and undergarments

Dress Clothing

Service-specific dress uniforms and shoes for each military service branches to include the Navy Service Dress White Jumper, the Marine Corps Dress Blue Uniform and the Army Service Uniform

Field Clothing

Extended cold weather clothing system items, gloves, boots, combat boots, and fire-retardant working uniforms

Protective Equipment

Combat protective helmets, chemical protection suits, other individual equipment items, body armor including vests and ballistic inserts plates

Medals and Insignias

Medals and insignias that help honor and decorate the brave men and women of the armed forces to include the Medal of Honor, America’s highest military award

Flags and Guidons

Battalion and brigade flags for military units, the presidential and vice-presidential flags, American flags and other flags and guidons

Religious Items

Ecclesiastical items, including religious foods, congregation pews, Torah scrolls, prayer rugs, texts, jewelry and clothing

Where to Find Procurement Opportunities

DLA Troop Support’s C&T supply chain conducts most of its business electronically through the DLA Internet Bid Board System (DIBBS). DIBBS is a web-based bid board that allows suppliers to search for, view, and submit secure quotes on Requests for Quotations (RFQs), search and view Request for Proposals (RFPs), and view awards for DLA items of supply. Most DLA Troop Support’s C&T solicitations are posted on the DIBBS bid board at www.dibbs.bsm.dla.mil.

All procurements opportunities over $25,000 are publicized on the Federal Contract Opportunities website at SAM.gov. Search for DLA Troop Support’s C&T opportunities and notices in SAM.gov. using the following codes:

  • Site: Philadelphia, PA, DODAAC: SPM100, SPM1C1, SPE1C1

C&T Industry Informational Links

View informational links about the following topics at www.dla.mil/TroopSupport/ClothingandTextiles/CTIndustry:

  • Vendors' FAQ
  • C&T Contacts for Vendors
  • Industry Events
  • Specification/Drawing/Pattern Request
  • Shade Council
  • Letter To Suppliers About Berry Amendment Compliance
  • C&T Additional Quality Assurance Requirements

Value Management information is available at www.dla.mil/TroopSupport/Value-Engineering

Major Spend Pattern Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 (All Dollars)

Grand Total DLA Troop Support C&T FY21: $1,664,199,794

NAICS Code: 315210

  • NAICS Description: CUT AND SEW APPAREL CONTRACTORS
  • Dollars Obligated: $537,123,802

NAICS Code: 315220

  • NAICS Description: MEN'S AND BOYS' CUT AND SEW APPAREL MANUFACTURING
  • Dollars Obligated: $218,939,989

NAICS Code: 315990

  • NAICS Description: APPAREL ACCESSORIES AND OTHER APPAREL MANUFACTURING
  • Dollars Obligated: $191,583,825

NAICS Code: 314910

  • NAICS Description: TEXTILE BAG AND CANVAS MILLS
  • Dollars Obligated: $182,750,892

NAICS Code: 711510

  • NAICS Description: INDEPENDENT ARTISTS, WRITERS, AND PERFORMERS
  • Dollars Obligated: $133,652,522

NAICS Code: 316210

  • NAICS Description: FOOTWEAR MANUFACTURING
  • Dollars Obligated: $100,045,865

NAICS Code: 313310

  • NAICS Description: TEXTILE AND FABRIC FINISHING MILLS
  • Dollars Obligated: $50,508,834

NAICS Code: 313210

  • NAICS Description: BROADWOVEN FABRIC MILLS
  • Dollars Obligated: $40,749,213

NAICS Code: 315240

  • NAICS Description: WOMEN'S, GIRLS', AND INFANTS' CUT AND SEW APPAREL MANUFACTURING
  • Dollars Obligated: $39,435,016

NAICS Code: 448210

  • NAICS Description: SHOE STORES
  • Dollars Obligated: $31,317,322

NAICS Code: 493110

  • NAICS Description: GENERAL WAREHOUSING AND STORAGE
  • Dollars Obligated: $22,563,859

NAICS Code: 339999

  • NAICS Description: ALL OTHER MISCELLANEOUS MANUFACTURING 
  • Dollars Obligated: $21,807,548

NAICS Code: 322299

  • NAICS Description: ALL OTHER CONVERTED PAPER PRODUCT MANUFACTURING
  • Dollars Obligated: $19,315,808

NAICS Code: 337910

  • NAICS Description: MATTRESS MANUFACTURING
  • Dollars Obligated: $15,301,973

NAICS Code: 334511

  • NAICS Description: SEARCH, DETECTION, NAVIGATION, GUIDANCE, AERONAUTICAL, AND NAUTICAL SYSTEM AND INSTRUMENT MANUFACTURING
  • Dollars Obligated: $7,385,513

NAICS Code: 315110

  • NAICS Description: HOSIERY AND SOCK MILLS
  • Dollars Obligated: $7,084,641

NAICS Code: 314999

  • NAICS Description: ALL OTHER MISCELLANEOUS TEXTILE PRODUCT MILLS
  • Dollars Obligated: $6,199,534

NAICS Code: 541611

  • NAICS Description: ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT AND GENERAL MANAGEMENT CONSULTING SERVICES
  • Dollars Obligated: $6,139,649

NAICS Code: 448110

  • NAICS Description: MEN'S CLOTHING STORES
  • Dollars Obligated: $5,630,030

NAICS Code: 332722

  • NAICS Description: BOLT, NUT, SCREW, RIVET, AND WASHER MANUFACTURING
  • Dollars Obligated: $4,971,952

NAICS Code: 326199

  • NAICS Description: ALL OTHER PLASTICS PRODUCT MANUFACTURING
  • Dollars Obligated: $3,368,160

NAICS Code: 339910

  • NAICS Description: JEWELRY AND SILVERWARE MANUFACTURING 
  • Dollars Obligated: $3,009,427

NAICS Code: 316998

  • NAICS Description: ALL OTHER LEATHER GOOD AND ALLIED PRODUCT MANUFACTURING
  • Dollars Obligated: $2,774,323

NAICS Code: 339113

  • NAICS Description: SURGICAL APPLIANCE AND SUPPLIES MANUFACTURING
  • Dollars Obligated: $1,930,965

NAICS Code: 339993

  • NAICS Description: FASTENER, BUTTON, NEEDLE, AND PIN MANUFACTURING
  • Dollars Obligated: $1,621,095

Contact Us

DLA Troop Support C&T Small Business Office

Additional information and resources can be found on the DLA Small Business website www.dla.mil/smallbusiness.

Toll Free:   800-831-1110

Troop Support Associate Director:   215-737-2321

C&T Supply chain Small Business Professional:   215-737-5910

Email:   DLATroopSupportsbo@dla.mil