Call for Nominations for the 11th Annual Secretary of Defense Performance Based Logistics (PBL) Award
DoD has issued a call for nominations for the 11th Annual Secretary of Defense Performance-Based Logistics Awards in an April 1, 2015 Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics memo.
According to this memo, "Performance-Based Logistics (PBL) is a key Department of Defense strategy for delivering integrated, affordable, performance-based product support arrangements designed to deliver Warfighter requirements and reduce cost. The tenets of PBL support Better Buying Power 2.0 by incentivizing productivity and innovation in Government and industry. The Department instituted the PBL Awards to enhance PBL awareness and encourage PBL excellence. Prior winners have achieved superior performance for the Warfighter while controlling cost growth, addressing long-term affordability, and promoting Industry competition and innovation. Through the PBL Awards, the Department recognizes Government/industry teams responsible for outstanding achievements in PBL development, implementation, and execution. The awards honor outstanding PBL performance in three categories: System Level, Subsystem Level, and Component Level. The winners in each category will be acknowledged at the Spring 2016 Office of the Secretary of Defense Product Support Manager/ Performance Based Logistics Workshop, followed by formal presentation of the award at their command by the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Logistics and Materiel Readiness (ASD(L&MR)).”
Nominations for this prestigious award are due by September 15, 2015. Detailed submission instructions and criteria contained in the announcement memorandum.