The Defense Logistics Agency is a buyer for DOD, providing over $34 billion in goods and services annually which represent the majority of consumable items required by the US Military to operate, including spare parts, medical supplies, construction material, fuel and energy, and food. DLA supports more than 2,300 weapon systems, manages nine supply chains and nearly 5.1 million items, and manages 25 distribution centers worldwide.
This session will help uncover real opportunities for small business manufacturers and suppliers to sell to Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime. Much of what is covered is also applicable to the other DLA field activities, including: Aviation, Troop Support, and Energy. Learn the process to navigate the Defense Internet Bid Board System, how to get your product approved for use by DLA, review the forecast of DLA opportunities, and much more.
Free follow up assistance available from the Washington Department of Commerce's Defense Industry Adjustment Program or the Washington Procurement Technical Assistance Center.