DCMA’s role with IUID and RFID

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has a mandated compliance process for the acquisition and maintaining of equipment that: Has an acquisition cost that exceeds $5,000, or Is controlled inventory, or Is mission essential, or Is consumable, or Is serially controlled One part of the mandate is the use of Item Unique Identification, or IUID. [...]

By | December 14th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on DCMA’s role with IUID and RFID

Compliant Materials for IUID Labels

You have just won a government contract and in the contract it is calling for you to meet the MIL STD 130 IUID marking requirement but you have some questions. The contract doesn’t specify what material you should be using when you mark the assets with an IUID label. You know that the IUID label, [...]

By | December 2nd, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Compliant Materials for IUID Labels

How do you know if you need an IUID label?

You have just won a government contract but you’re not sure if you have a requirement to mark the assets that you will be shipping to the government with an IUID label or plate. You call the contracting office for guidance and all they tell you is to look at your contract. What should you [...]

By | November 14th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on How do you know if you need an IUID label?

Staying iRAPT Compliant as a DoD Supplier

As any DoD supplier knows, it is difficult to acquire a contract with the Department of Defense. Once you have earned a contract it becomes the lifeblood of your business, and maintaining that contract can be paramount to your success. It is absolutely vital to stay compliant with DoD regulations, which includes staying iRAPT compliant in [...]

By | May 19th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Staying iRAPT Compliant as a DoD Supplier

2D Data Matrix Barcodes: Compliance for MIL STD 129 and MIL STD 130

Although many government contracted organizations are aware that the IUID and RFID compliance standards are in place, they often have an inadequate understanding of how these regulations affect their business specifically. There are many misconceptions about MIL STD 129 and MIL STD 130 compliance, one of which is the belief that a barcode is compliant [...]

By | February 22nd, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on 2D Data Matrix Barcodes: Compliance for MIL STD 129 and MIL STD 130