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Oct. 3, 2019

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Carlos Vidro-Martinez

DLA Contract Specialist Carlos Vidro-Martinez strives to grow personally and professionally; not just for himself, but to help his colleagues.

Sept. 11, 2019

DLA Subsistence project helps customers, improves internal processes

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence supply chain’s recall notifications under the All Food and Drug Act are critical to ensuring the warfighter and their family members do not buy or consume recalled subsistence products in any government owned facility. But what about the customers that need to be credited for products that were recalled?

Aug. 26, 2019

New DLA guidance outlines steps for reducing production lead time 

After a multiyear effort improving pre-award contract time, the Defense Logistics Agency is turning its focus to reducing post-award production lead time.

Aug. 22, 2019

Troop Support improves analysis, decision making through project management

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support recently emphasized a focus on project management to enable better data-driven decision making and analysis. The Continuous Process Improvement office is leading the charge in support of PM training with classroom sessions to improve the workforce's PM skills and provide tools intended to help employees and leaders.

Nov. 5, 2018

Continuous Process Improvement award winners show dedication, making DLA better for all

Where there’s a will, there’s a way — and this year’s recipients of the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Continuous Process Improvement Award are shining examples of this enduring adage. Most of the honorees were recognized Oct. 23 at the Frank Lotts Conference Center, Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Among the 20 award recipients, there were three team awards and two individual performance awards. Awards were presented to CPI project teams; Kitting Functionality and Business Process Improvement, Commerciality Determination Honeywell International, and Oklahoma City – Backorder Resolution Process Improvement Project.

Sept. 10, 2018

Moody A-10 engine maintainers make history

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Moody Air Force Base website — For the first time, Moody’s 23d Maintenance Squadron’s (MXS) propulsion flight accomplished an unprecedented feat by ensuring every TF34 engine in their fleet is repaired to serviceable status.

July 11, 2018

Mildenhall maintenance innovation slashes order time by 98 percent

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Royal Air Force Mildenhall website — Imagine shopping online for an item that must arrive quickly and realizing the order process will take 90 days. Ninety long days to place the order in the cart, hit ‘pay,’ and wait for the package to arrive.

Dec. 12, 2017

Korea commander tours local tech facility, focus on CPI

DLA Distribution Korea’s Lean Six Sigma Black belts, Green belts, and Quality Assurance Team members visited Taegu Tec to tour their facility on Nov. 29.

Sept. 1, 2017

New manager guides DLA Aviation in the APEx journey

Patty McCarty is leading DLA Aviation’s process improvement efforts at Richmond, Virginia.

Aug. 3, 2017

A look at Tobyhanna’s Continuous Process Improvement History

Up until 2016, DLA Distribution Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania collaborated with Tobyhanna Army Depot on cross organizational Continuous Process Improvement initiatives that impacted both organizations.