DAU Director, Logistics & Sustainment Center (April 27, 2016)
DoD has issued a call for nominations for the 12th Annual Secretary of Defense Performance-Based Logistics (PBL) Awards in an April 25, 2016, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (AT&L) memorandum.
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Nearly everyone agrees that performance based logistics (PBL) solutions can be effective logistics support vehicles that can improve both readiness and deliver real savings. So, then why aren’t the majority of our weapon systems supported under PBL arrangements? To address this question, let’s look to identify the key qualities of successful PBL teams as well as the vital ingredients that go into a successful arrangement.