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Office of Acquisition and Logistics (OAL)

Logistics Services

The VA Service and Distribution Center (SDC) is a full partner in the Office of Acquistion, Logistics and Construction (OALC) Supply Chain Management programs, involved in the planning, sourcing, procurement and logistics management of several key VA commodities.  The SDC additionally provides:

Aisle of warehouseSecure Warehousing

The VA Service and Distribution Center offers clean, secure, heated warehouse storage for rent to VA facilities and other Government agencies.  The SDC warehouse, located in Building 37 of the Hines VA Medical Center campus, is conveniently located a short distance from downtown Chicago, IL.  Our facility offers quick, convenient access to a number of interstate roadways and to Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport.

Warehouse worker scanning inventoryInventory Management

The SDC can provide order processing, inventory management, stock selection and packaging services for your stored items.  These convenient services are possible through our unique partnership with the National Industries for the Severely Handicapped.

Worldwide shippingWorld Wide Distribution

With our vast experience in traffic management, we can arrange local, national, or international shipping for our customers, as well as expedited, overnight carrier service, all at exceptional prices.  Special targeted mailings and distribution of printed material are also available from the SDC’s Initial Distribution Section.

Program Highlights

  • Costs negotiable depending on space and level of services desired.

  • Flexible duration of leases.

Program Contacts

  • For inquiries about rental space contact Neal Kemp, Executive Director, (708) 786-7502
  • For inquiries about distribution services contact John Burke, Chief, Operations Division, (708) 786-7758
  • For inquiries about transportation/traffic management services contact Dennis Connolly, (708) 786-7763.