Through NDIA’s Logistics Management Division, government and industry exchange views and information on all matters relating to logistics support for major Defense Department systems and materiel items. It provides the government with collective industry viewpoints, recommendations and advice on government logistics-support concepts, policies, plans, programs, requirements, technologies, problems, implementation or impact of pending legislation, regulations and procedures. The division conducts special studies, analyses and advisories, as requested, and encourages mutual understanding and effective working relationships between government and industry to ensure efficient and reliable logistics-support concepts and systems that meet government requirements at reasonable costs.
ObjectiveThe division’s objectives include:
- Maintaining effective liaison with the Department of Defense, executive and legislative branches of the government, and other governmental departments and agencies to apprise representatives of division activities and keep abreast of current and future developments.
- Reviewing, evaluating and offering recommendations on government policies, practices, directives and specifications, including pending legislation that concerns life-cycle logistic support, supply-chain integration, strategic and tactical mobility, and business processes.
- Sponsoring government/industry meetings, seminars and symposia to provide effective communications between government and industry about management activities for which the division is responsible.
- Maintaining liaison with other divisions of the NDIA, other associations and national industry coalitions to exchange information and coordinate and cooperate on activities requiring joint participation.
- Recognizing services rendered by individuals, companies and government agencies in meritorious acts related to activities within the scope of the division’s mission.