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DynCorp International Hosts 2nd Annual Executive Supplier Summit

2013 Executive Supplier SummitDynCorp International’s Supply Chain Management team hosted its 2nd Annual Executive Supplier Summit, November 12-13, 2013, at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas. The theme of this year’s summit was continuous improvement and the agenda focused on improved performance execution, positioning for new business capture opportunities and enhanced business relations with DI’s strategic suppliers.

Nearly 40 key suppliers attended the event, along with DI senior leadership and team members from throughout the company.

Mark Mirelez, DynCorp International vice president of Supply Chain, stressed to the group that “optimum supply chain engagement requires effective execution, joint alignment and continuous improvement which is best achieved through DI/Supplier collaboration and integration.” He also explained that this event provides an excellent venue to build on this alignment and strengthen our business relations.

Following an evening of DI team member and supplier networking, David Wasserman, political analyst of The Cook Political Report, served as the summit’s keynote speaker and presented The Cook’s Political Report 2014 Election Roadmap analyses of upcoming Presidential, U.S. Senate, U.S. House and gubernatorial races.

DynCorp International’s Small Business Award

DI also presented its first-ever Small Business of the Year Award to SearchPros Solutions. SearchPros Solutions is DI’s managed service provider and was recognized based on a variety of criteria including delivery performance, cost performance, resource utilization, customer interface and overall management.
This award honors small businesses that have provided DI with outstanding goods and services in a subcontracting capacity.

DI’s Global Supply Chain Team

DI’s Supply Chain team plays a key role in achieving corporate objectives such as protecting core business, delivering existing capabilities to new customers, and delivering new capabilities to existing customers.

The global supply chain revolves around a centralized Supply Chain Center of Excellence (COE), allowing a consistent source of controls and logistics for the entire Company’s needs.

The Supply Chain COE implements and administers supplier business arrangements through targeted sourcing strategies thereby enabling cost savings and affordable solutions for our customers. Supplier performance is also evaluated through a supplier rating system to ensure effective supplier execution across DI’s multiple program applications.

On the logistics side, DI operates Quality Consolidation Centers (QCCs) in Coppell, Texas and Dubai to receive, inspect, and ship all DI materials to their destinations at program sites globally. The QCC’s provide better quality control, superior supplier management, and time-saving convenience for program teams globally.

Partner with DI

DI is always on the lookout for suppliers who are as innovative and committed to their customers as we are. And we welcome the opportunity to support small and minority-owned businesses. Want to tell us about your company? Please visit our Small Business Database.

If you would like to get in touch with someone about teaming up with the DI Supply Chain team, please contact

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