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April 21, 2020

Procurement assistance program helps small businesses navigate pandemic

The Procurement Technical Assistance Program was authorized by Congress in 1985 to help expand the number of businesses participating in government contracts. The Defense Department recently designated the DLA-administered program as critical essential infrastructure.

Oct. 11, 2019

DLA partners with small business for innovation

DLA is dedicated to engaging with industry and small businesses. Businesses that make, manufacture or produce something should consider DLA as a potential customer.

Sept. 10, 2019

Webinar teaches small-business owners how to contract with DLA

Small-business owners who are new to federal procurement can learn how to partner with DLA through a monthly webinar that outlines contracting opportunities with various supply chains.

Jan. 16, 2019

Small Businesses Employ Low-income Community Residents While Helping DLA Ensure Readiness and Lethality of Warfighters

Small businesses are employing residents of low-income communities while helping DLA ensure readiness and lethality for the warfighter.

Sept. 17, 2018

Procurement assistance centers to celebrate contracting success, build awareness of free services

Procurement Technical Assistance Centers scattered across the nation will celebrate the success of small businesses that have used PTAC services to gain government contracts in support of the Department of Defense’s worldwide mission during the first National PTAC Day Sept. 26.

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.

Dec. 19, 2017

Small Business, Big Impact

Buying warfighters’ supplies from smaller companies boosts DLA’s industrial base and the U.S. economy.

Oct. 5, 2017

DLA looks to industry for innovative ideas that improve logistics support, boost readiness

The innovation of commercial industry and academia is a critical part of maintaining decades-old weapons systems like the B-52 bomber, the Defense Logistics Agency’s director of logistics operations said during the agency’s second annual Industry Day, Oct. 3 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

May 26, 2017

DLA small-business office helps train businesses on government contracting

The Defense Logistics Agency’s Office of Small Business Programs co-hosted with George Mason University an annual Training, Outreach and Networking Event for U.S. businesses in Arlington, Virginia, May 18.

Sept. 7, 2016

Conference highlights warfighter support, opportunities for small businesses

Small businesses play a large role in supporting the warfighter, and that impact was on display Aug. 30 – Sep. 1 at a Defense Logistics Agency conference in Columbus, Ohio.