DLA to Begin Robotic Process Automation Technology to Notify Suppliers of Contract Awards, Contract Deliveries
On or about February 1, 2022, the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) will activate robotic process automation (RPA) technology to provide suppliers a monthly advanced notification letter for  contract awards created in the past 30 days and  contract deliveries due in the next 30 days. The letter will include Excel attachments with applicable information. The attachments will not be all inclusive and are focused on contract actions supporting on-time delivery metrics. Suppliers are encouraged to review these files to verify awards have been received and shipments are scheduled to meet on-time delivery.
A single notification letter will originate from the DLA activity having the majority of awards. See attached sample letter. Advanced Notification Letter
Advanced Notification letters are generated from the following RPA BOT accounts:
Please include the above email addresses on your safe senders list to avoid spam routing. If your company prefers to be excluded from receiving future DLA Award/Delivery Summary notices, please send an email to the DIBBS helpdesk at dibbsBSM@dla.mil with the subject line “Requesting removal from distribution DLA Award/Delivery Summary.”
Please direct contract-specific questions regarding a specific award, including delivery delays, to your assigned contract administration office by submitting a DIBBS Post-Award Request (PAR) at https://www.dibbs.bsm.dla.mil, or by contacting the assigned DCMA office, if applicable.