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US Defense Logistics Agency Reviews

Updated October 15, 2017
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  • Dependence on the Federal Government budget cycle (in 7 reviews)

  • pay isn't the best as in the private sector (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at US Defense Logistics Agency full-time

    Pros

    Support to Warfighter is the best part of the job - paramount to organization

    Cons

    Too much bureaucracy in J6 world - make organizational changes because someone reads a book on Exponential Organizations


  2. "npt recpmmended tp much drama"

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    Former Employee - Contract Specialist in Richmond, VA
    Former Employee - Contract Specialist in Richmond, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at US Defense Logistics Agency full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I cannot think of any thing other than there is a union to fight with you the bad practices of management and stop their unfair practices

    Cons

    career killer, you get to be treated as a number or slave, you are a machine get replaced if you get sick management cannot be trusted and always lying.

    Advice to Management

    treat employees as humans not a numbers or working mates

  3. "Former Employee"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at US Defense Logistics Agency full-time

    Pros

    Great mission, benefits and opportunities for advancement.

    Cons

    Very contracting centric organization. All other positions nearly irrelevant.


  4. "Quality Assurance Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at US Defense Logistics Agency full-time

    Pros

    Trusted and stood behind employees that made decisions.

    Cons

    None from my experience with them.


  5. "Great Support to military logistics"

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    Current Employee - Director MSO and ESOC Norfolk in Norfolk, VA
    Current Employee - Director MSO and ESOC Norfolk in Norfolk, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at US Defense Logistics Agency full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very versatile in providing logistic support

    Cons

    Large organization that relies on bureaucracy, but always provides excellent logistics solutions

    Advice to Management

    Continue to strive for customer focused logistics solutions


  6. "Director, Land Customer Operations"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at US Defense Logistics Agency full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Motivated, intelligent, and innovative workforce.

    Cons

    Dependence on the Federal Government budget cycle.


  7. "Logistics Operations"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at US Defense Logistics Agency full-time

    Pros

    Professional Team; goal-oriented; employees are trusted.

    Cons

    Communication from Executive Leadership on a more face-to-face level can be improved slightly. Work environment in specific office spaces can change due to leadership rotations every 1-2 years.

  8. "Safety Consultant for VPP certification for OSHA"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at US Defense Logistics Agency full-time

    Pros

    Goal driven, efficient, effective management

    Cons

    Short term contract period for major defense program goal

    Advice to Management

    Maximize talent


  9. "Distribution"

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    Former Employee - Superintendent in Pearl Harbor, HI
    Former Employee - Superintendent in Pearl Harbor, HI
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    Positive Outlook

    I worked at US Defense Logistics Agency full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Federal Service, great benefits. Great senior leadership.

    Cons

    Limited opportunity for career progression. Poor mid-level leadership.

    Advice to Management

    Keep improving!


  10. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at US Defense Logistics Agency full-time

    Pros

    Lots of growth potential if you are in the long haul.

    Cons

    Not enough help to get the job done.

    Advice to Management

    Value your employees better.


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