SUPPLIERS

Mission success, customer satisfaction and Perfect Product Delivery continue to be ULA’s top priorities in all aspects of business. ULA assures access to space for our customers in the most reliable, cost-effective way, merging state-of-the-art facilities and a highly skilled workforce. Our supplier partners and industrial base supporting our launch vehicle programs are a vital element in our success. We recognize and value our suppliers’ contributions and commitment to excellence in producing the components of the Atlas and Delta product lines.

As a valued member of our ULA team, we look forward to further discussion regarding your role with ULA.

Please direct any questions specific to your subcontracts and purchase orders to your current procurement representative contact.

Thank you for your continued support!

Accounts Payable
IT Access/Issues
Perfect Product Delivery
Procurement Quality
Special Processes
Source Inspection
Supplier Data Transmittal
Supplier Diversity
Supplier Terms and Conditions
Transportation Routing Guides

Accounts Payable

To submit an invoice, email it to accountspayable@ulalaunch.com.

For all other invoice issues, contact the procurement representative on your purchase order.

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IT Access/Issues

Contact your procurement representative to request IT access. To address IT issues, call the ULA help desk at 877-295-5050.

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Perfect Product Delivery

Perfect Product Delivery is a business ethic that drives our employees, our processes and our key suppliers at United Launch Alliance. It's an ethic that means every person, department, and process is committed to delivering perfect designs, documentation, and products to both internal and external customers.

Perfect Product Delivery is a unique business improvement endeavor between ULA and our key suppliers. We jointly determine how to improve using only the appropriate tools necessary to get the highest return. These tools include value stream mapping, Six Sigma, lean manufacturing. Learn more about Perfect Product Delivery in the attached video and presentations. Then, login and assess your relationship with ULA. We will do the same and then we will continue the improvement process. For more information, please send an email to perfectproductdelivery@ulalaunch.com.

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Procurement Quality

The Procurement Quality organization is committed to teaming with our suppliers to provide our customers with timely, cost efficient and Perfect Product Delivery support that enables program and mission success. We are continually working to improving our processes and skills in order to better serve the expectations of our customers, while maintaining employee satisfaction and organizational pride in our workmanship. Our principles are flexibility, customer involvement and teaming.

Procurement Quality Contact
David Vankeulen, Leader, Procurement Quality
Mailing Address
PO Box 3788
Mail Stop 6010-1001
Centennial, CO 80112

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Special Processes

If QC014 applies to your purchase order, then a special process is required.  Special processes are required to be performed by a ULA approved processor.  For a list of ULA special processes and approved processors go to:

http://suppweb.ulalaunch.com/AppProcWeb/

To request a quality audit to become approved for a specific process, contact your procurement representative.

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Source Inspections

If QC002 applies to your purchase order, then a source inspection is required by ULA to ensure the parts conform to our specifications before hardware may be shipped.

To request a source inspection, login to your ASAP account to schedule an inspection and your local inspector will coordinate with you.

If you do not have an ASAP account, contact your procurement representative. For help with ASAP, contact grppqa@ulalaunch.com.

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Supplier Data Transmittal (SDT)

If QC099 applies to your purchase order, then all quality documents are required to be uploaded into ULA’s supplier data transmittal (SDT) system before shipment to ULA.

To request access to the SDT system, contact your procurement representative.

For further help with the SDT system contact grpsc&dm@ulalaunch.com or use the “contact us” feature in SDT.

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Supplier Diversity

In the performance of our contracts, it is our purchase policy to ensure that small businesses are given a fair opportunity and consideration to participate in ULA’s subcontracting process. The following enterprises shall have the maximum practical opportunity to participate in subcontracts falling within their demonstrated capabilities:

  • Small business
  • Veteran-owned
  • Service-disabled veteran-owned
  • HUBZone
  • Small disadvantaged
  • Women-owned
  • Historically black colleges and universities/minority institutions
  • Alaska Native corporations and Indian tribes

Supplier Diversity Contact
Patty Pierson, small business liaison officer
E-mail: patty.a.pierson@ulalaunch.com
Phone: 303-269-5658

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Supplier Terms and Conditions

Click here for access to terms and conditions in PDF form.

For full text of the FAR clauses, visit http://www.acquisition.gov/far/

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Transportation Routing Guides

ULA is part of a “transportation consortium” utilizing transportation agreements based on leveraging the buying power of the consortium. Based on this, ULA will pay all freight charges utilizing the freight carriers noted in the ULA transportation routing guides.

Routing guides are structured by ULA site. Please choose the link below based on the ULA site requesting the shipment you are supporting.

Transportation Routing Guide Contact
Joe Femiano, Transportation
Phone: 956-430-7708
Fax: 720-269-7060
Email: joe.d.femiano@ulalaunch.com

ULA Site Routing Guides
Note: Site contact information can be found within each guide.

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