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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.

July 31, 2017

Continuous Process Improvement and Safety at DLA Distribution Korea

Combining Quality Assurance inspections with Continuous Process Improvement enables DLA Distribution Korea to transform how business is conducted on a day-to-day basis. These programs allow for improvement of operations while staying true to the requirements of Audit Readiness and meeting the needs of the warfigher and material owners.

June 1, 2017

Morse recognized for achievements as commander of Pearl Harbor distribution center

Navy Supply Corps Cmdr. Troy C. Morse has been awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal for his achievements while serving as commander, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

Dec. 29, 2016

Travel authorizations streamlined, DTS compliance rates improved

last minute, overseas mission was put into jeopardy earlier this year due to errors in employees’ Defense Travel System accounts. Scenarios like this caused two Troop Support employees to peak under the hood of DTS to find out why and fix it.

Dec. 6, 2016

Newest green belts chop reporting times, save money

Time and money will be saved thanks to process improvement projects that led two employees at Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support to earn their Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certifications.