About New Cumberland - DLA, PA
Located in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) at New Cumberland is concerned with resource distribution, environmental stewardship, engineering and public safety for the Department of Defense. Over $37 billion resources are processed and distributed by DLA each year. DLA also supports international and domestic humanitarian relief.
The DLA primarily serves support functions, such as distribution of commodities and resources to all military branches. It was established to support efforts of the First World War. Currently, commodities processed by DLA range from food and fuel to uniforms.
New Cumberland hosts the DLA's largest distribution center. Primary responsibilities of this location include inventory management and forecasting, management of supply chains, weapons systems support and research in alternative fuels and cost reduction. DLA at New Cumberland serves a population of 5,632 Department of Defense employees and dependents.