Peter Collins to Speak at the NPMA Conference

Peter Collins, A2B Tracking’s President and CEO, will be a speaker at the 2017 NPMA Annual NES Conference. The National Property Management Association (NPMA) will host the event on July 31 - Aug 3, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. The NPMA Conference is the premier educational seminar for property professionals and government property managers from [...]

By | July 16th, 2017|Blog, Industry News|Comments Off on Peter Collins to Speak at the NPMA Conference

Announcing Pat Jacklets as a featured Speaker at the NPMA NES Conference

Pat Jacklets, A2B Tracking’s Asset Management Expert, will be a featured speaker at the NPMA NES Conference. The National Property Management Association (NPMA) will host their annual conference on July 31 - Aug 3, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. The event is NPMA’s premier educational seminar for property professionals and government property managers from across the [...]

By | July 14th, 2017|Blog, Industry News|Comments Off on Announcing Pat Jacklets as a featured Speaker at the NPMA NES Conference

How to Prepare for the FIAR Directorate

Most of the Defense Industry is aware that the US Congress has mandated in the FIAR Directorate, that all DoD property be fully accountable by the end of Fiscal Year 2017.  Which means that if you are planning to do business with the DoD in Fiscal Year 2018 — your organization needs to be prepared [...]

By | July 5th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on How to Prepare for the FIAR Directorate

Tracking Military IT Assets

The US Congress mandates that the Department of Defense keeps track of and is accountable for all of their property down to the individual unique asset level. The DoD is arguably the largest organization in the world with estimates of 130 million individual assets in their custody. Keeping track of an inventory of this [...]

By | June 6th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Tracking Military IT Assets

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

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!

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

DoD’s Plan to be Audit Ready

The Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness (FIAR) initiative will reach a major milestone on September 30, 2017. The entire Defense community needs to understand that as we begin Fiscal Year 2018 on October 1st -- the FIAR Directive dictates that all accountable assets be audit ready. The US Congress is holding the DoD accountable to [...]

By | April 13th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on DoD’s Plan to be Audit Ready

Auto ID Technology Lies at the Core of FIAR Compliance

Big milestones are coming up in 2017 for the FIAR (Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness) Directorate, which will affect the way defense contractors do business. It is imperative that all contractors understand and follow the new Directorate, and also understand how Auto ID technology such as barcode and RFID, lies at the core of FIAR [...]

By | March 28th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Auto ID Technology Lies at the Core of FIAR Compliance