WEBINAR: Asset Tags and Military Shipping Labels

Upcoming A2B Tracking Webinar: How to Select Fully Compliant Asset Tags and Military Shipping Labels Learning how to select the proper materials and marking methods is critical to creating fully compliant IUID asset tags and Military Shipping Labels (MSLs). In A2B Tracking’s upcoming webinar, IUID Label Expert, Dan Faria and Sharrieff Christmas will discuss what [...]

By | August 16th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on WEBINAR: Asset Tags and Military Shipping Labels

Applying MIL-STD-130 Labels to Your Assets

Recently, as part of the A2B Tracking’s Webinar Series, Peter Collins and I (Dan Faria) discussed the Five Fundamental Elements that are required in order to create a compliant MIL‑STD‑130 label. For this post I want to talk about how to properly apply IUID labels to your assets so that they are marked correctly. MIL-STD-130 [...]

By | June 15th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Applying MIL-STD-130 Labels to Your Assets

MIL-STD-130 Labels using Construct 1 or Construct 2

Last month, as part of the A2B Tracking’s Webinar Series,  Peter Collins and I (Dan Faria) discussed the Five Fundamental Elements that are required in order to create a compliant MIL‑STD‑130 label. I would like to take this post to shed a bit more light on the difference between Construct 1 and Construct 2 labels. [...]

By | May 31st, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on MIL-STD-130 Labels using Construct 1 or Construct 2

MIL-STD-130 Materials and Marking Methods

If you are doing business with the US Military, it is important that your organization has a plan in place to be fully compliant from the beginning and that you are properly marking and labeling all of the assets with a fully compliant IUID label before you ship them to the government. Obviously, you [...]

By | May 15th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on MIL-STD-130 Materials and Marking Methods

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|Comments Off on MIL-STD-130 Verification and Validation Requirements

What is MIL STD 130?

Military Standard 130 (or MIL-STD-130) is the Military Asset Identification Standard as designated by the US Department of Defense (DoD). This standard specifies the compliance process to mark and label all US Military assets and property. At the most basic level, MIL-STD-130  requires every item in the possession of the US Military to be marked [...]

By | April 6th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on What is MIL STD 130?

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?