Defense Logistics Agency
Public Logistics (PUB LOG) Data Text Only Brochure

PUB LOG is a product available and intended for use by public entities that require National Stock Number (NSN) information or other cataloging data elements to include those cataloged in the Federal Logistics Information System (FLIS). PUB LOG may be used to identify and search on specific attributes of an item of supply to include the Federal Supply Group/Class, Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) Codes, Part Numbers, Acquisition Advice Code (AAC), unit price along with characteristics data which support the United States Military Agencies.

PUB LOG delivers logistics information on public releasable, portable media. It can be installed on users' workstations or local area network (LAN) using Integrated Mobile Database (IMD) software, integrating multiple database sources. These databases are mastered together into a single cohesive product. Data may be accessed directly from the DVD media or copied to a hard drive or network drive.

PUB LOG provides the user with five National Stock Number searchable products which consist of:

  • Federal Logistics Information (FLIS) Data
  • Characteristics Data (CHAR DATA)
  • Demilitarization Date (DEMIL)
  • Master Cross Reference Data (MCRD)
  • Management Data Interchangeability and Substitutability (MDI&S)

Who can use PUB LOG?

  • United States (U.S.) Government
  • Foreign Military Sales (FMS)
  • Other foreign national customers
  • Private Sector customers including Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and vendors

What information does PUB LOG not provide?

  • Service Unique Data
  • Proprietary Data
  • North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Data

PUB LOG Subscription Request Information
PUB LOG Information on mobile media is offered as a single DVD that is replicated monthly. It is available as a one-time single issue or a subscription. One-time single issue orders will receive the most current issue available. Our subscription year is based on the ¬fiscal year (1 October through 30 September). Contact the DLA Customer Interaction Center (CIC) for more information on PUB LOG and how to start a subscription.

360° approach to Life Cycle Logistics

Customer Support:

DLA Customer Interaction Center
The DLA Customer Interaction Center (CIC) began servicing customers in 2009, with 315K contacts in 2017 leveraging technology to provide world class customer service geared towards logistics and supply needs. The CIC provides solutions to the Armed Services, Federal Agencies, State and local governments, government contractors, allied foreign military and the general public.

Logistics Information Services offers comprehensive training and education on several DLA products and services. Many of our courses offer classroom instruction as well as delivery by Computer Based Training (CBT), Web Based Training (WBT), Satellite/VTC Training, and Webinar. Tailored courses are developed to meet individual service or agency needs.

Customer Outreach
Informing and delivering information regarding DLA Products and Services to the internal and external customer group. Utilizing Web, E-mail, and Face-to-Face engagement to represent DLA to high/mid-level, product user and private industry customers worldwide.

In coordination with the Military Services, Defense Agencies, and other Federal Government entities the DOD Demilitarization Coding Management Office ensures validation of the DEMIL code for every item of supply.

Federal Logistics Information System (FLIS) Process Management
The FLIS Process Management is responsible for facilitation of the creation, maintenance, dissemination, and viewing of National Stock Number data within the FLIS Portfolio Suite of Systems. The sharing of this data amongst DLA systems (FED LOG, WebFLIS, FedMall), DOD, Federal Agencies, and International Allies ensures data is available and actionable for military supply chains worldwide.

Logistics Information Services – Electronic Reading Room PUB LOG FLIS Search
The Electronic Reading Room is a location where the public is able to download documents and data to assist in their logistics research. Files that can be downloaded include Public Federal Logistics Information Services (FLIS) data or PUB LOG FLIS Search, CAGE code listings, decoded characteristics data, Master Cross Reference List (MCRL) and more.

Logistics Applications – Acquisitions Products and Services:

FedMall DLA
Map Catalog
Joint Certification Program (JCP)

DLA Customer Interaction Center (DLA CIC)
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Revised June 2019





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