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  • IUID: The Key to Achieving FIAR Compliance

    The Item Unique Identification (IUID) policy has been in place since 2004. This Department of Defense policy allows for the unique identification of assets to streamline the process for the accountability of those assets.  In order to meet your Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness (FIAR) compliance requirement you must be audit ready by September 30, [...] The post IUID: The Key to Achieving ...

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Generated 1 week ago

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  • 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 [...] The post The Challenge for the DoD appeared first ...

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  • The 2017 FIAR Directorate Deadlines

    The Department of Defense has made it clear that it is committed to having fully auditable financial statements by the end of September 2017. This was the deadline that was established by Congress in the National Defense Authorization Act of 2010. Since 2005, when the Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness (FIAR) Plan was first issued [...] The post The 2017 FIAR Directorate Deadlines appeared ...

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Generated 3 weeks ago

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  • NPMA Cover Story: The Most Common Misconceptions about IUID and RFID Compliance

    This article was written by A2B Tracking's Property Management expert, Pat Jacklets. It was published in the February 2017 issue of the NPMA Property Professional magazine. To download the full article, click here. Many organizations owe a significant amount of their revenue to the relationships they maintain with the DoD, even when only a small [...] The post NPMA Cover Story: The Most Common Mis...

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Generated 1 month ago

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  • Benefits of Using Both Barcode and RFID Technology in your Asset Tracking Solution

    Why would you ever want to use both RFID and barcode tags on the same asset? It might seem redundant to use two methods of tracking, but in certain operations there are distinct advantages to having both.   Barcode and RFID asset tracking systems each have their strengths. For inventory functions; such as, performing cycle [...] The post Benefits of Using Both Barcode and RFID Technology in your A...

A2B Tracking Solutions

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Generated 1 month ago

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  • Preparing for the FIAR Mandate

    Since 2009, the Department of Defense has been working on the Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness (FIAR) directorate in an effort to become audit-ready by September 2017. This department-wide endeavor requires military contractors and program managers to report property existence and to validate the completeness of their inventory records by this date. Whether you’re [...] The post Preparing...

  • A2B Tracking Launches New Website

    A2B Tracking is excited to announce the launch of our new website. While our URL is still the same, www.a2btracking.com, the site has been totally re-designed with our users in mind. We want to provide the most user-friendly experience possible, so we’ve improved our navigation and overall functionality throughout the site. Our newly redesigned site [...] The post A2B Tracking Launches New Website...

A2B Tracking Solutions

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • How Do You Determine if You Need to Mark an Asset with an IUID Label?

    Do you have a contract with the government? How would you know if that contract requires you to mark your assets with an IUID label? How would you know what is required on the label to achieve full IUID compliance? In this video, you’ll learn exactly what to look for in your government contract to […] The post How Do You Determine if You Need to Mark an Asset with an IUID Label? appeared first on ...

  • Comparing Barcode to RFID Asset Tracking Systems

    Barcode technology has been around for many years and most people at this point, no matter their industry, are familiar with it. One of the biggest hurdles with a barcode system is that you’re working with assets one at a time. When you’re out doing a physical inventory, you’ll need to use a barcode reader […] The post Comparing Barcode to RFID Asset Tracking Systems appeared first on A2B Tracking...

  • The Essential Property Management Guide

    Winning a federal contract is an exciting opportunity for any business — but, it also comes with its own set of challenges. Understanding and following federal regulations requires immense amounts of knowledge and dedication. Rules and regulations  need to be understood from the beginning so that preparations can be made and systems put in place […] The post The Essential Property Management Guide...

  • IUID Label Validation and Verification

    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. In order to insure you are paid in a timely manner marking the asset with a fully compliant MIL STD 130 label is a must! In order to mark the […] The post IUID Label Validation and Verification appeared first on A2B Tracking Solutions.

  • How to Prepare for DCMA and your Contract Obligations

    The Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) is an agency tasked with supporting the Department of Defense (DoD), working directly with defense suppliers. The agency oversees the compliance process that was mandated by the DoD for the acquisition and handling of certain government equipment. Identifying Qualifying Contracts In meeting your contractual obligations for DCMA, one of […] The post How...

  • Real-Time RFID Tracking in the Military

    RFID has become a powerful new asset tracking technology that saves significant time and improves accuracy when maintaining assets. While RFID technology can provide real-time visibility to asset tracking, that is only true with certain RFID technologies. At A2B Tracking, we deal mostly with passive UHF RFID tags since they don’t require battery power and […] The post Real-Time RFID Tracking in th...

  • 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. […] The post DCMA’s role with IUID and RFID appeared firs...

  • 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, […] The post Compliant Materials for IUID Labels appeared first on A2B Tracking Solutions.

  • Don’t Risk your Military Contract with an Inferior IUID System

    Some organizations, when newly awarded a government contract, will attempt to create a customized approach to tracking and managing military compliance using a spreadsheet or rudimentary software— like Microsoft Access. They typically end up meeting only a small fraction of the total military IUID and RFID compliance requirements to asset and shipment identification. While a […] The post Don’t Ris...

  • Keeping Track When It Matters Most – Providence Business News

      THIS ARTICLE IS ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON THE PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS The U.S. military manages 30 million critical assets every year, from tool cribs in Washington, D.C.’s Navy Yard to Humvees rolling through the mountains of Afghanistan. Keeping track of this material is nothing short of a logistical nightmare. “This problem has become basically the […] The post Keeping Track When It Matters Mo...

A2B Tracking Solutions

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 5 months ago

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  • What Bezos Brings to the Table for the Defense Innovation Advisory Board

    From among the nine other private sector innovators added by Secretary Carter to the Defense Innovation Advisory Board, Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon, brings to the table a valuable commercial perspective on the benefits of automated technologies that the Department of Defense could benefit greatly from. The culture at Amazon lives and breathes modern Auto […] The post What Bezos Brings to the Tab...

A2B Tracking Solutions

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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  • Changes in Government Property Reporting

    This Article Was Written by Pat Jacklets, formerly the Manager of Property Management for Northrop Grumman’s Aerospace Systems Sector Eastern Region. She is currently A2B Tracking’s Asset Management Expert. I’ve recently returned from Nashville after attending the 2016 National Education Seminar for the National Property Management Association. I conducted two sessions – one was for the […] The po...

A2B Tracking Solutions

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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  • 4 Immediate Benefits of Using RFID for Asset Tracking

    As a barcode and RFID systems designer and integrator for the military, we’re constantly uncovering processes where technology is being used to save expense or improve operations. Our vast 20 years of experience allows us to compare the benefits of RFID over barcode when applied to asset tracking in the most demanding of military environments […] The post 4 Immediate Benefits of Using RFID for Ass...

A2B Tracking Solutions

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

A2B Tracking Solutions

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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