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Sept. 20, 2021

COOP: Not just an annual training requirement

Every year, thousands of Defense Logistics Agency employees access their Learning Management System account and complete the mandatory Continuity of Operations Employee Awareness Training course. To some COOP training is just another annual training requirement, but COOP is much more. COOP is essential to readiness.

June 6, 2019

Supplier reps attend largest Industry Days event to date

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Linda Hurry opened the first day of DLA Aviation Supplier Industry Days at the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. The event held over two-days, May 29 – 30, invites industry business leaders and representatives to collaborate with DLA representatives on meeting warfighter needs.

May 10, 2019

Improvements in cold chain management reinforce Medical’s joint role, processes

The Defense Logistics Agency published an updated joint regulation reinforcing DLA Troop Support Medical’s role and introducing new protocols in cold chain management.

Dec. 10, 2018

Tablet usage – a modernization beginning for DLA Distribution Tobyhanna

Employees at DLA Distribution Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania have been using tablets in the warehouse since 2016.

Oct. 1, 2018

New DLA mapping process saves money, time while improving support

DLA Information Operations must provide a copy of each of its 165,000-plus maps, charts and other products to the Library of Congress. A DLA team, working with the LOC and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, developed a new way to do so that will save taxpayers about $800,000 in the next five years, while making these products more accessible.

Sept. 28, 2018

COOP: Not just an annual training requirement

Defense Logistics Agency employees are required annually to complete the Continuity of Operations Employee Awareness Training to ensure mission essential functions will be performed in the event of a catastrophic event.

Aug. 10, 2018

DLA working group names areas for potential use of artificial intel to boost efficiency

A team from the Defense Logistics Agency’s Analytics Center of Excellence at a recent workshop identified more than two dozen DLA processes to which artificial intelligence and machine learning could someday bring greater efficiency and lower risk — in line with goals set in the DLA Strategic Plan.

June 25, 2018

DLA Distribution pilots new Warehouse and Transportation Management System at Corpus Christi site

DLA Distribution Corpus Christi, Texas, has launched a commercial, off-the-shelf Warehouse Management System- the first of its kind within the network. The system is designed to offer flexible, automated support for processing various goods movements and for managing stocks within the distribution center.

June 14, 2018

DLA conducting enterprisewide records inventory

The Defense Logistics Agency is proactively taking steps to preserve information through its first-ever enterprisewide records inventory, which began June 11.

June 11, 2018

DLA Dashboard to improve readiness by giving near real-time view of service metrics, supply shortfalls

A new tool known as the Service Readiness Dashboard merges the military services’ readiness data with DLA business metrics for a near real-time view of the status of key weapon systems and platforms.