Search DLA News

Results:
Tag: Small Business L&M

Jan. 28, 2020

DLA Land and Maritime awards interconnection equipment contracts worth $808 million

Seven companies received five-year contracts totaling $808.1 million overall to provide interconnection equipment to the Department of Defense in a landmark move by the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime to improve warfighter readiness and help maintain a robust industrial base.

Dec. 10, 2019

Local community officials visit DSCC

Area economic and community officials visited the Defense Supply Center Columbus Dec. 3 and met with leadership from the base’s two largest tenants – the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime and the Defense Finance and Accounting Service – Columbus.

Nov. 1, 2019

Land and Maritime veteran runs Marine Corps Marathon in honor of fallen

Jon Ferguson trained for four months – covering roughly 400 miles – to prepare himself for a big moment in late October. The Marine Corps veteran and current Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime associate completed the Marine Corps Marathon Oct. 27 in Washington, D.C. It was Ferguson’s first time running the race and second marathon ever.

July 19, 2019

Small Businesses receive answers to questions during event

DLA Land and Maritime detachment at Puget Sound participated in the “Meet the Buyers” small business outreach event in Bremerton, Washington, July 17. “Every time we attend an event like this, one of the key takeaways is an increased vendor pool across every socioeconomic category,” Hart said. “New vendors are able to learn about the many resources available to them, and how to successfully supply correct information when quoting DLA requirements. This provides immeasurable intrinsic value in ensuring DLA Maritime – Puget Sound is able to maximize contract award dollars to small business concerns.”

May 5, 2019

DLA Land and Maritime celebrates National Small Business Week

DLA Land and Maritime has an office dedicated to providing training, advice, guidance and strategies to small businesses that are looking to do business with the government. The office also focuses on developing and implementing strategies that increase business opportunities for the various socioeconomic categories: service-disabled veteran-owned, woman-owned, small disadvantaged and HUBZone small businesses.

March 22, 2019

Small Business team recognized at commander’s town hall

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Office of Small Business Programs was recognized March 18 during a town hall at the Defense Supply Center Columbus’ Operations Center Auditorium. The office received DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams’ Strategic Goals Award for their efforts in helping the Agency to exceed its small business goals for Fiscal Year 2018.

March 15, 2019

Puget Sound assists small businesses in discovering opportunities to work with DLA

Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility plays an important part in the Defense Logistics Agency Maritime family by serving as the primary advocate for PSNS and IMF supply support in Washington. As part of their outreach efforts, DLA Maritime - Puget Sound was one of 119 vendor booths at the Alliance Northwest Small Business Conference in Puyallup, Washington, March 7.

Feb. 22, 2019

Small Business team receives strategic goals award

DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell K. Williams presented the Strategic Goals Award – Strong Partnerships for the final quarter of fiscal 2018 to the Enterprise Small Business Team, including DLA Land and Maritime’s Office of Small Business Programs, for their efforts in exceeding the agency’s goals over the fiscal year.

Nov. 28, 2018

Land and Maritime makes an impact in 2018

Whether locally in the Metro Columbus area or at one of our detachments, Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime believes in connecting with the community and making a positive impact. This is achieved with our business practices as well as through our people – the heart of our organization.

Sept. 25, 2018

Central Ohio small businesses gain millions

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime announced that more than $120 million in government contracting dollars have been awarded to Ohio small businesses since the beginning of the fiscal year. Third quarter numbers released today reflect an increase of more than $40 million from the first half of the fiscal year. Nearly $37 million in award dollars have gone to small businesses in the Columbus region – an increase of more than $7 million in the third quarter. The Columbus Metropolitan Region encompasses the following counties according to the Columbus Chamber of Commerce: Delaware, Fairfield, Franklin, Knox, Logan, Licking, Madison, Marion, Morrow, Pickaway and Union.