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Sept. 25, 2018

First-ever DLA Industry Day helps agency promote key SECDEF priorities

DLA's inaugural DLA Industry Day Sept. 19 took concrete steps to push the agency and its industry partners to make greater strides in promoting the key priorities set by the secretary of defense: improved readiness, strengthened partnerships and better business practices.

Aug. 28, 2018

DLA Distribution Acquisitions holds inaugural Industry Day

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Headquarters Acquisitions directorate held its inaugural DLA Distribution Industry Day on Aug. 8 and 9 at the Susquehanna Club in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania.

July 10, 2018

Acquisition rotational program begins

A new rotational program is providing Defense Logistics Agency Energy employees with a career broadening view of contracting methods, processes and procedure from various business units.

May 2, 2018

DoD Official: Lethality, Readiness Drive Acquisition and Sustainment Reform

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Defense Department website — The National Defense Strategy’s priority of readiness and warfighter’s needs make it important for the Defense Department to be easy to do business with, the undersecretary of defense for acquisitions and sustainment said.

April 26, 2018

Air Force aims to save $2B, improve lethality with new acquisition approach

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center website — A new acquisition program has the potential to help the Air Force save $2 billion and make it a more lethal fighting force, Air Force acquisition leaders believe

April 19, 2018

Small business, acquisition professionals share successes

Members of the Defense Logistics Agency’s Office of Small Business Programs joined their contracting counterparts to promote one of the agency’s highest priority initiatives during a Small Business and Acquisition Broadcast April 10.

March 9, 2018

New plan, ombudsman focus on strengthening industry engagement

For many years, the Defense Logistics Agency has sought opportunities to engage with its industry partners and adopt their best practices. Now DLA’s Acquisition Directorate has a new DLA Industry Engagement Plan and an ombudsman to help implement the plan’s features.

Dec. 28, 2017

DLA expands Middle East vendor pool with workshop for Omani businesses

To help local businesses in Oman learn how to work with the U.S. government, DLA joined U.S. Central Command and the State Department in hosting a workshop for potential vendors.

Nov. 29, 2017

Distribution Acquisition Operations hones skills with Services Acquisition Workshop

To practice the steps of a service acquisition process, members of DLA Distribution’s Acquisition Operations recently participated in a Services Acquisition Workshop (SAW).

July 24, 2017

Agency garners four Pentagon awards

One DLA employee and three DLA teams received fiscal 2016 DoD Value Engineering Achievement Awards at a July 18 Pentagon ceremony.