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July 20, 2016

Defense Distribution Center: Continually transforming to meet customer needs

There is no doubt that audit readiness and process excellence are top priorities for DLA Distribution. Continuous process improvement is the hub of process excellence. As a result, the Defense Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., installation has transformed over the years as the needs of the warfighters have changed.

April 4, 2016

New DLA operations center to use environmentally friendly technology

Geothermal wells are only one of the environmentally friendly technologies being used in the construction of the new Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Operations Center.

March 4, 2016

DLA Distribution Acquisition shows dedication to Better Buying Power initiative with training

Better Buying Power is the implementation of best practices to strengthen the Defense Department's buying power, improve industry productivity, and provide an affordable, value-added military capability to the warfighter.

Nov. 6, 2015

DLA Distribution commander participates in panel at annual NDTA-USTRANSCOM fall meeting

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution commander Army Brig. Gen. Richard B. Dix, attended the third annual National Defense Transportation Association – U.S. Transportation Command fall meeting at the Gaylord National Harbor Hotel in National Harbor, Md., just outside of Washington, DC, from September 28 through 30.

Oct. 23, 2015

Susquehanna’s “780 Move Crew” receives Team of the Quarter Award

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pa’s., “780 Move Crew” has received the Team of the Quarter Award for third quarter, fiscal year 2014, for their efforts in optimizing and relocating stock from Building 5, to Building 780.

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 13, 2015

DLA Aviation achieves Better Buying Power goal

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Strategic Acquisition Programs Directorate awarded a performance-based logistics contract to Boeing that provides a comprehensive framework to support most Boeing aviation platforms. PBL contracts are part of the Better Buying Power 3.0 initiative.

May 12, 2015

Audit readiness progress, goals outlined at all-hands meeting

With just five months left until the Defense Logistics Agency’s goal to be fully audit ready by Sept. 30, audit readiness leaders held an all-hands meeting May 5 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex to discuss progress and challenges that lie ahead.

May 5, 2015

DLA Strategic Plan lays out goals for 2015-2022

Continued collaboration, innovation and smart investments are cornerstones of the Defense Logistics Agency’s Strategic Plan for 2015 through 2022. DLA Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch released the new plan May 4.

May 1, 2015

Better Buying Power initiatives showcased in engine contract’s unique features

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s procurement strategies have continued to evolve to meet the challenges of Better Buying Power 3.0, an undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics initiative to improve Defense Department procurement.