STEPS to SUCCESS - Doing Business with DLA

Small Business Overview For Vendors

 

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Learn the basics: Small Business Overview for Vendors.

The overview details what DLA is, what DLA buys, and how the federal government buys goods and services. Find out what programs your business might be eligible for and the steps and systems needed to become registered to do business with DLA. Also learn how to find current DLA and other federal government business opportunities, as well as where to turn if you need help.

Contact DLA Offices of Small Business Programs

Contact Information:

  • Address: 8000 Jefferson Davis Highway, Richmond, VA 23297.  The Small Business Office is located in Building 46, Operations Center Room 142.  For directions and visitor requirements, please access DLA Aviation's visitor's webpage.
  • Email: DLAAVNSMALLBUS@dla.mil  
  • Toll Free: 800-227-3603
  • Associate Director: 804-279-6330        
  • Deputy Director/Richmond Team Lead: 804-279-3639
  • AbilityOne/WOSB Program Manager: 804-279-1342
  • 8(a)/Small Disadvantaged Business Program Manager: 804-279-4091
  • Service-Disabled Veteran Program Manager: 804-279-1888
  • HUBZone Program Manager: 804-279-4719
  • Business Opportunity Specialist (BOS): 804-279-4302 

DLA Aviation Small Business Professionals at Depot Level Repairable locations

  • Warner Robins: 478-926-5000
  • Oklahoma City: 405-734-8114
  • Ogden: 385-519-8189
  • Huntsville: 256-924-7903
  • Philadelphia: 215-737-4521

Contact Information:

  • Address: 401 N. Yearling Road Columbus, OH 43218-5000
  • Email: SMBIZLandCOLS@dla.mil  
  • Phone: 614-692-3541
  • Toll Free: 800-262-3272

 

 

 

 

 

Contact Information:

  • Address: 700 Robbins Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19111-5096 
  • Email: DLATroopSupportsbo@dla.mil  
  • Toll Free: 800-831-1110
  • Director: 215-737-2321   

     

For assistance working with a supply chain:

  • Clothing & Textiles: 215-737-5910
  • Construction & Equipment: 215-737-5907
  • Industrial Hardware: 215-737-5819
  • Medical: 215-737-4648
  • Subsistence: 215-737-5911

DLA Troop Support Pacific Small Business Office:

  • 808-474-2925

AbilityOne Program and Federal Prison Industries:

  • 215-737-8484

 

Contact Information:
  • Address: 8725 John J. Kingman Road, STP 10400, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6222
  • Email: DLA.ENERGY.OSBP@DLA.MIL
  • Telephone: 571-767-9732

Contact Information:

Contact Information:

  • Address: Hart - Dole - Inouye Federal Center, 74 Washington Avenue North, Battle Creek, MI 49037-3092 
  • Email: DLA.DispositionSvcs.OSBP@dla.mil  
  • Telephone: 269-961-7119   

     

 

 

Contact Information:

  • Address: 700 Robbins Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19111-5096
  • Email: DCSO.SmallBusiness@dla.mil
  • Associate Director: 215-737-8514
  • Small Business Professional: 215-737-8646

 

 

Contact Information:

Note: If you have a question related to a specific buying activity of DLA or want to send your capabilities statement to market your company, contact the DLA Small Business Office associated with that buying activity.

If you are a small business who has a solicitation related question or contract question for a specific DLA buying activity's requirement and you are having challenges with communicating with the cognizant contracting office, you can contact the DLA Small Business Office associated with that buying activity as well. 

  • Review the Overview for Vendors to the left to learn what DLA buys if you are unsure which buying activity relates to your business
  • You can also review this spreadsheet to locate which buying activity has purchased your particular North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code over a three-year period. (Search by NAICS code using the find (control f) function) 
  • Point-of-contact information for each buying activity is listed in the Contact DLA Offices of Small Business Programs (see the tabs on the left side of this section)

Defense Logistics Agency Office of Small Business Programs - Headquarters

Address: 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Room 1127, Fort Belvoir, Virginia 22060

Phone: 571-767-0192                            

Email: DLAHQSmallBusiness@dla.mil (Read the note above)

Not sure which Small Business Program Office to contact?

INSTRUCTIONS: If you have a question related to a specific buying activity of DLA or want to send your capabilities statement to market your company, contact the DLA Small Business Office associated with that buying activity.

If you are a small business who has a solicitation related question or contract question for a specific DLA buying activity's requirement and you are having challenges with communicating with the cognizant contracting office, you can contact the DLA Small Business Office associated with that buying activity as well. 

  • Review the Overview for Vendors to the left to learn what DLA buys if you are unsure which buying activity relates to your business
  • You can also review this spreadsheet to locate which buying activity has purchased your particular North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code over a three-year period. (Search by NAICS code using the find (control f) function) 
  • Point-of-contact information for each buying activity is listed in the Contact DLA Offices of Small Business Programs section at the top of the page

 

DLA Innovation Programs - Contact Information

Contact Information:

  • For responses to Broad Agency Announcements posted on Beta.Sam.gov, send an email to RANDD.DCSO@dla.mil unless there is a different point-of-contact listed on the announcement.
  • If you have an innovative idea not listed within a BAA, send an email to the DLA Headquarters Logistics Research Office at Logistics.Research@dla.mil.

Contact Information:

  • The Department of Defense (DoD) SBIR/STTR Program website provides extensive DoD program information and contact information. The DoD Office of Small Business Programs publishes the DLA SBIR/STTR Topic's Broad Agency Announcements (BAA) on this site in addition to other participating agencies. This is also where a firm would submit their proposals. 

  • The DoD RIF website has the most current information regarding the program, points-of-contacts, and provides a link to the Broad Agency Announcements.  Typically, DLA has 3 or 4 Topics each year for the RIF. 

Contact Information:

  • DLA Information Technology - Vendor Relations Email: Serves as the central point of contact for managing engagement with vendors seeking to demonstrate capabilities and the value they may be bring to DLA in the area of information technology that supports research and development, as well as innovation.
  • Phone: 571-767-2100

Contact Information:

  • DLA Transformation: Oversees the Academia and Research Engagements Program charged with identifying organizations (Academic, Think Tank, R&D) that are leaders in developing cutting-edge logistics practices, supply chain processes and business technologies. 
  • Phone: 571-767-5202
  • The DLA Technology Accelerator OTA Program recently focused on growing capacity in 3D printing/additive manufacturing but are currently focused on the following problem statements in support of Advanced Manufacturing on Demand:
    1. Produce Parts on Demand
    2. CAD on Demand