DLA Logistics Operations (J3) is responsible for the end-to-end supply chain management of the Defense Logistics Agency's (DLA) nine supply chains, providing logistics and materiel process management policy, guidance, and oversight while conducting continuous assessments of supply chain performance. J3 integrates strategic, operational, and tactical perspectives, command and control functions for contingency operations, and adaptive planning in order to influence the logistics supply chain. J3 is the principal planner for DLA business operations, championing best business practices, Enterprise Business Systems (EBS), and value-added logistics solutions for the warfighter. J3 oversees Operational Contract Support (OCS) and the daily operation of the Major Subordinate Command (MSC), and engages DLA HQ Directorates and MSCs to gather and interpret customer requirements for the Agency.
In support of customers around the world, J3 serves to maximize readiness and logistics combat power by leveraging enterprise solutions. To fulfill this mission, organizational elements aligned under the J3 include Operations and Sustainment (J31), the Joint Contingency Acquisition Support Office (JCASO) (J32), Logistics Policy and Strategic Programs (J34), the Nuclear Enterprise Support Office (J310), and the Business Management Office.