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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

MIL-STD-130 Verification and Validation Requirements

Let’s assume that you've got your compliant data organized and you've also determined the appropriate IUID label material that you are going to use. Now you are ready to start the process of creating the IUID label! In order to do so, you must shift your attention toward the concepts of validation of these [...]

By | April 26th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

Announcing Pat Jacklets as a featured Speaker at NPMA’s Spring Education Seminar

A2B Tracking announces Pat Jacklets, A2B Tracking’s Asset Management Expert, as speaker at NPMA’s Spring Education Training Seminar. The National Property Management Association (NPMA) will host the event on May 3 - 4, 2017 in Cocoa Beach, Florida. The event is just in time to prepare attendees for the Department of Defense buying season. [...]

By | April 19th, 2017|Industry News|0 Comments