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Nov. 12, 2015

DLA Director emphasizes performance-based logistics in Town Hall

Performance-based logistics was one of several topics Defense Logistics Agency Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch emphasized in a Nov. 2 Town Hall with DLA Headquarters employees.

Nov. 10, 2015

DLA Director touts resiliency, performance-based logistics at town hall

Defense Logistics Agency Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch stressed the importance of resiliency and cited employees’ achievements toward goals outlined in the agency’s 2015-2022 Strategic Plan in a Town Hall at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Nov. 2.

Oct. 6, 2015

Annual Report Shows Progress in Acquisition

Data-driven acquisition and procurement policies are creating savings in production and development programs, according to the Defense Department’s acquisition chief.

July 27, 2015

Small business broadcast covers progress, initiatives, priorities

The Defense Logistics Agency has been very successful in small business acquisition, and customer outreach and market research are key to maintaining that success, an official from the office of the secretary of defense said July 23 at the DLA small business and acquisition broadcast.

July 7, 2015

Third DLA Cost Summit opens further discussions on savings, stewardship

Senior finance and logistics personnel from the Defense Logistics Agency and the Defense Department discussed cost savings and stewardship during the DLA Cost Summit June 29 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

June 23, 2015

Distribution promotes Better Buying Power goals with effective competition

Working to increase small business competition across its network of 24 centers around the globe, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution is supporting Better Buying Power goals through more effective use of market research.

May 29, 2015

Better Buying Power in practice

As part of the Better Buying Power 3.0 initiative to drive down costs and provide faster service, the DLA Land and Maritime Strategic Acquisitions Program Directorate has long-term contracts covering 52,000 items representing more than $650 million in annual spending.

May 26, 2015

DLA Aviation meets with strategic suppliers to discuss common concerns

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation senior leaders met with their strategic suppliers May 6 at the 21st Senior Executive Partnership Roundtable in Richmond, Virginia. Topics focused on challenges faced in today’s budgetary environment, Better Buying Power and commercial pricing.

May 19, 2015

Busch shares leadership principles, future outlook at Distribution town hall

Navigating the Defense Logistics Agency through an unknown future was the focus of DLA Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch’s first address to the DLA Distribution workforce during a May 11 town hall in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania.

May 14, 2015

DLA director talks Better Buying Power with medical industry partners

The Defense Department’s Better Buying Power 3.0 initiative applies to every DLA supply chain and the vendors they work with, the Defense Logistics Agency’s director told medical industry and military service partners May 12 in Philadelphia.