The Office of Logistics and Acquisition Operations (OLAO) is proud to celebrate another year of providing a wide variety of high quality products and outstanding services to the Office of the Director (OD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), all 27 Institutes & Centers of the NIH, the Department of Health and Human Services, and other Federal agencies. We take pride in being NIH's premier central services organization for logistics, property, and acquisition services, and a valued business partner to the other agencies (both Civilian and DOD) we support. We continue to work diligently to improve our products and services and remain committed to providing the highest quality of services to our customers.


The OLAO staff is pleased to showcase our products and services and to keep you up to date on all of the new and exciting things that are happening in OLAO. Our three divisions: 1. NITAAC, 2. Office of Acquisitions, and 3. Logistics, can assist you with IT products and services, R&D contracting, GWACs, small purchasing, buying a product from the supply store, and property management. We have the expertise, experience, and customer service skills to help you, the customer, solve your acquisition, contracting, and logistical needs and requirements.


The Mission of OLAO is to provide quality acquisition and logistics support through the use of innovative contracts, services and products, supporting the National Institutes of Health research community and other federal agencies in an efficient and economical manner. 


The Vision of OLAO is to be the preeminent 'go-to' provider of quality acquisition and  logistics services to enable federal agencies to accomplish their missions by providing customized solutions. OLAO delivers:

  • Customer focused care
  • Cradle to grave acquisition support
  • Knowledgeable contracting officers
  • Efficiency through the use of Best Practices including Lean Six Sigma
  • Highly qualified and diverse contractor base


Please email us with any questions, suggestions, or requests to: Brian Goodger, OLAO Associate Director, at Brian.Goodger@nih.gov or call us at 301-496-0158.



Brian K. Goodger

Associate Director, Office of Logistics and Acquisition Operations
Office of the Director, NIH


Brian Goodger