The Challenge for the DoD

One of the challenges facing the Department of Defense this year is the FIAR mandate. The Financial Improvement and Audit-Readiness (FIAR) Plan has evolved and matured over the years; but, the current deadlines and regulations were set by Congress in the National Defense Authorization Act of 2010. The FIAR mandate requires that the DoD needs [...]

By | March 15th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

What is iRAPT and Why Should I Use It?

If you want to do business with the Pentagon, there’s a few things you should know. Winning a U.S. Department of Defense contract can be tricky, as they are very selective about who they do  business with, and there is quite a lot of competition. The good news is twofold. First, you can greatly increase [...]

By | June 3rd, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on What is iRAPT and Why Should I Use It?

A2B Tracking Announces Pat Jacklets as Speaker and Property Subject Expert at NPMA’s Spring Education Seminar

Focus on Property Management, IUID and WAWF PORTSMOUTH, RI, April 12, 2016 A2B Tracking announces Pat Jacklets, A2B Tracking’s Asset Management Consultant, as speaker at NPMA’s Spring Education Seminar. National Property Management Association (NPMA) will host the event on May 2nd-4th in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The event is just in time to prep attendees for the [...]

By | April 12th, 2016|Blog, Industry News|Comments Off on A2B Tracking Announces Pat Jacklets as Speaker and Property Subject Expert at NPMA’s Spring Education Seminar

A Supplier’s Role in iRAPT

  Do you want to do business with the Pentagon? If you do, there’s some bad news and some good news. The bad news is that winning a U.S. Department of Defense contract can be very difficult because the Pentagon is a huge bureaucracy and you might need to beat out a lot of competitors. [...]

By | August 13th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on A Supplier’s Role in iRAPT

Breaking Down the Functionality of iRAPT

For companies that have done business with the U.S. Department of Defense for at least 16 years, there have been two eras -- the paper era and the paperless era. The paperless era, which can now be called the iRAPT era, has been very beneficial to a multitude of companies that sell provisions to the Pentagon. How [...]

By | July 30th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on Breaking Down the Functionality of iRAPT

6 Pitfalls To Avoid When Implementing IUID

With the emergence of Item Unique Identification, IUID, confusions regarding implementation have grounded. Implementing IUID and being compliant with government restrictions begins with your contract. The Department of Defense has determined that it is imperative that items valued at or above $5,000 be marked with UID. Take a look at your items and first determine [...]

By | June 18th, 2015|Blog, Industry News|Comments Off on 6 Pitfalls To Avoid When Implementing IUID

How iRAPT (Formerly WAWF) Affects Your Asset Reporting

By now most Department of Defense (DoD) contractors are aware that DoD’s Wide Area Workflow (WAWF) invoicing system changed its name to Invoicing, Receipt, Acceptance and Property Transfer (iRAPT) in November 2014. The iRAPT system was created to support DoD’s goal of moving to a paperless acquisition process to track where everything DoD owns is [...]

By | June 11th, 2015|Blog, Industry News|Comments Off on How iRAPT (Formerly WAWF) Affects Your Asset Reporting

Moving from WAWF to iRAPT: What This Means for the DoD Commerce World

By now, most people involved with the managing of government furnished property or shipping end items to the Department of Defense has heard of iRAPT, the new moniker for the Wide Area Workflow. While this change may make contractors fear that their invoice submissions and property reporting could become even more complicated, the good news is that iRAPT—which [...]

By | May 28th, 2015|Blog, Industry News|Comments Off on Moving from WAWF to iRAPT: What This Means for the DoD Commerce World