Demand Forecast for Industry

The Defense Logistics Agency hosts routine and special topic meetings throughout the year with industry associations that represent DLA's supply chains. These associations, which serve as the conduit to their industry members, meet with DLA to learn more about the agency’s demand projections and contract obligations. These meetings are also a time to discuss current issues, such as supply chain and defense industrial base impacts.

DLA’s most recent meeting with industry associations to present its demand forecast took place Nov. 6, 2023. The following industry associations attended:

  • Professional Services Council (PSC)
  • National Defense Transportation Association (NDTA)
  • National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA)
  • Aerospace Industries Association (AIA)
  • Coalition for Government Procurement (CGP)
  • National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO)
  • Warrior Protection & Readiness Coalition (WPRC)
  • American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA)
  • National Industries for the Blind (NIB)
  • SourceAmerica

The links on the right provide the slides discussed at the industry association meetings in November 2023, April 2023 and November 2022.

Supplier Survey

The 2022 Supplier Survey was launched to help DLA better understand what factors drive supplier satisfaction. DLA originally sent survey invitations by email to the government contacts for those companies that had done over $50,000 in business with DLA from October 2020 to September 2022. This list included about 6,400 companies. DLA then opened up the survey and invited any company that had worked with DLA during this timeframe to consider participating.

Suppliers were asked to evaluate their experience conducting business with DLA from pre-solicitation through delivery and closeout. Specifically, the survey was designed to measure supplier attitudes about:

  • The effectiveness of DLA communications
  • The strength of its relationship with DLA
  • The supplier's growth potential working with DLA
  • The effectiveness of DLA processes

Additional information is available on the 2022 Supplier Survey webpage. Questions regarding the survey may be sent to

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