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NPMA Cover Story: Automating Electronic Submission to iRAPT

This article was written by A2B Tracking's Property Management expert, Pat Jacklets and A2B Tracking's President and CEO, Peter Collins. It was published in the June 2017 issue of the NPMA Property Professional magazine. To download the full article, click here.   Government contractors within the Department of Defense (DoD) community are responsible for timely and accurate [...]

By | June 13th, 2017|Blog, Industry News|Comments Off on NPMA Cover Story: Automating Electronic Submission to iRAPT

UC! Web Innovations with RFID

Last month, I attended RFID Journal LIVE in Phoenix and was honored to be asked to speak at the AIM Data Capture Workshop. RFID LIVE is arguably the largest conference of the year devoted to RFID and related technologies. One of the most exciting aspects of the show this year for me was to see the US military [...]

By | June 7th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on UC! Web Innovations with RFID

Understanding the Role of DCMA

The Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) is an agency under the U.S. Department of Defense that works directly with defense contractors to ensure government supplies and services are delivered on time, come in at projected costs, and meet all performance requirements. The role of DCMA is to protect the government and ensure that the expected [...]

By | June 1st, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Understanding the Role of DCMA

DCMA Survival Guide

The prospect of getting audited by the federal Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) can feel daunting and nerve-racking. For your organization to be deemed compliant with DCMA’s exacting requirements and specifications for government contracts, all employees should have a thorough understanding of your property management and shipment requirements, Item Unique Identification (IUID) methods and [...]

By | May 24th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on DCMA Survival Guide

RFID Journal LIVE Takeaways

I had the opportunity to attend and to speak at the RFID Journal LIVE Conference earlier this month and it proved to be a very worthy event. There was a host of new technologies and new applications of RFID that were being showcased at the event that will undoubtedly improve data capture and accuracy [...]

By | May 23rd, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on RFID Journal LIVE Takeaways

The Impact of the FIAR Deadline – Now Available On-Demand!

With the start of Fiscal Year 2018 on October 1st -- The FIAR (Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness) Initiative dictates that all mission critical military assets be audit ready from “floor to books” and “books to floor”. In other words, the FIAR Mandate is calling for complete accountability of all DoD assets and property [...]

By | May 18th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on The Impact of the FIAR Deadline – Now Available On-Demand!

Auto ID Standards Discussion at RFID Journal LIVE

In 2014, the US Military documented a Strategy for Improving DoD Asset Visibility. This strategy integrates Department-wide efforts to improve asset visibility, reduce supply chain risk and improve logistics decision making. The Strategy creates a framework whereby the Components work collaboratively to identify improvement opportunities and capability gaps as well as leverage automatic identification [...]

By | May 9th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Auto ID Standards Discussion at RFID Journal LIVE

RFID Journal LIVE! 2017

Peter Collins, President and CEO at A2B Tracking, will be a speaker and panelist at RFID Journal LIVE! 2017. This premier RFID Technology conference will be held on May 9-11, at Arizona's Phoenix Convention Center. Key themes among all of the sessions will be the use of RFID to improve the customer experience and [...]

By | May 1st, 2017|Blog, Industry News|Comments Off on RFID Journal LIVE! 2017

How to Be Audit-Ready by the FIAR Deadline

September 2017 is quickly approaching -- is your organization prepared for the FIAR (Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness) Initiative? This major Department of Defense endeavor requires military contractors and program managers to report property existence and to validate the completeness of their inventory records by September 30th, 2017. Whether you’re in one of the [...]

By | April 24th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on How to Be Audit-Ready by the FIAR Deadline

The DoD Procurement Toolbox

The Department of Defense Procurement Toolbox is an online resource designed to help organizations support their supply chain management initiatives. The DAU describes the Procurement Toolbox as a “collection of tools and services to help you and your organization manage, enable, and share procurement information across the Department of Defense”. Some of the key areas [...]

By | April 19th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on The DoD Procurement Toolbox