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A2B Company Values
Like a ship, a company cannot go rudderless. It needs to have in place the practices and disciplines that keep its crew engaged in reaching a point on the horizon – a vision. Achieving it takes bold determination and, in the most urgent of moments, perfect performance. Which brings us to A2B’s fifth and final Code of Conduct: Execute Flawlessly.
We accept that the most meticulous planning, the most reliable research and the best of intentions mean nothing if we fail to perform in a way that creates maximum value for our customers.
A2B Receives Army CoN for UC! Web™
A2B Tracking Solutions is pleased to announce that it has received the Certificate of Networthiness (CoN) from the US Army for its UC! Web asset tracking and data management software. The CoN is a requirement for any information system that will operate on the Army network. The intent of the stringent certification process is to ensure that the highest levels of network security are achieved across all DoD components (military branches). Networthiness is the result of an operational assessment of IT to verify compliance with security, interoperability, supportability, sustainability and usability.
UC! Web™ 2.4 is Released with Game Changing Functionality
A2B’s industry-standard UC! Web™ asset tracking and data management software for IUID has important new features in the recently released version 2.4. These include two new modules that deliver WAWF and tool crib functionality and the functionality to scan both linear and 2D barcodes into the system. With the greater visibility and enhanced control provided in this new release, asset utilization is greatly increased.
Here’s what you get with UC! Web 2.4
- WAWF Manager enables defense contractors to identify items throughout the manufacturing process and to seamlessly generate DD250 forms for electronic submission of data to the WAWF.
- Tool Crib Manager allows the location, count and condition of tools to be tracked and managed from purchase to disposition. The result is 360 degree visibility of both serialized and non-serialized items for paperless management of tools between work shifts and across departments.
- With the ability to scan both linear AND 2D barcodes, all assets within the system can be assigned to a custodian and location. Tracking and transfers are easily accomplished in a seamless asset tracking system.
Questions from the Field
Even if you have been involved with IUID for a long time, questions do pop up. If there is a question that you would like us to answer, please ask at email@example.com.
Q: How do you handle dealing with special characters in part numbers and sending them up to the Global Exchange System? I.E. 22/2345
A: Thank you for your question. Our product was built specifically to allow only compliant data. Part numbers with “/” are compliant. You are allowed to use upper case alpha, numeric “/” and “-” in a UII. UC! Web will not allow any non-compliant data in a part number or UII for Registry submission.
UC! Web also has a great feature that accepts a part number with any character, including non-compliant characters such as * and +. This is because UC! Web contains an algorithm that “mashes up” a non-compliant part number into a compliant one to be sent to the Registry. This feature becomes handy when you want to record a non-compliant part number in the system for record keeping purposes but need a compliant version for the Registry.
Have questions? Contact A2B for a free consultation at 800.733.7592 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Insightful Discussions on IUID Technology and Opportunities
The GAO Report on IUID and Clean Audit Policy
This latest A2B webinar spells out how the Government Accountability Office affirms the use of Item Unique Identification (IUID) as a critical asset identification and tracking tool that can facilitate DoD compliance with mandatory Clean Audit and FIAR initiatives. We lay out the challenges and explain how the technology to meet them already exists and is available right now.
IUID 101 is the industry primer for IUID, which was designed to support the Department of Defense, DoD contractors and suppliers who use it to identify, mark and track critical assets. Gain basic insight into IUID technology development and its promising application across numerous industries and operational functions.
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- Tuesday, May 28, 2013, 2 p.m. (EST)
- Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 2 p.m. (EST)
- Tuesday, July 9, 2013, 2 p.m. (EST)
News from A2B
A2B Tracking Releases UC! Web 2.4
PORTSMOUTH, RI (May 10, 2013) A2B announces the release of UC! Web 2.4, industry-standard asset tracking and data management software for the Department of Defense IUID program. This latest version introduces two new modules that deliver WAWF and tool crib functionality….