Mil-Std-129R Simplifies Defense Labeling

Mil-Std-129 Revision R represents some major changes to the bar code label formats currently in use by defense contractors. The DOD’s transition to life cycle management of serialized items with item unique identification (IUID/UID) has driven many of these changes from Mil-Std-129P, Change 4, which Revision R has superseded. There is an upside for defense […]

Mil-Std Labeling

The primary labeling challenge for defense contractors is compliance with Mil-Std-129, which defines the how containers are to be labeled for identification and transportation. The defense department buys a lot of stuff, all of which needs to get to the right place and be properly identified once it does. Permanent labeling, referred to as part […]

UID System

The DOD’s UID system combines permanent Unique Identification labeling/marking with a universal Registry database to give the Department of Defense a comprehensive view of its vast inventory of assets. Based on international standards, UID was adopted by DOD to improve asset management by monitoring defense related equipment during their lifecycle. Such equipment included operating materials, […]

Mil-Pac’s DOD RFID Solution Easily Submits Data to WAWF

Mil-Pac’s Mil-Comply DOD Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Solution prints RFID labels and makes the entire process simpler by easily submitting the RFID data to Wide Area Workflow (WAWF). [Ramona, February 18, 2014] – Mil-Pac’s Mil-Comply DOD Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Solution prints RFID labels and simplifies the entire process through easier data submission to the […]

Military Packaging

Military personnel place their lives in danger daily and ensuring they receive the supplies required to perform their jobs is essential to their survival and our freedom. The military packaging business requires that suppliers stick to very strict guidelines during the supply chain process. In the past, items that failed to meet the rigorous demands […]

RFID Solution

Radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology transmits data that automates processes in the transportation and logistics industry. The Department of Defense utilizes this technology to track shipments dispatched by suppliers. RFID solutions include a range of hardware and software technologies that ease the tracking process and ensure accuracy and value through a streamlined delivery process. Suppliers and […]

Military Packing

Complying with the complex requirements for military packing takes diligence, patience and, surprisingly, technology. Packing supplies for the military takes a keen sense of the requirements, regulations and compliance issues that the military enforces to ensure proper delivery. In the past, suppliers of military supplies relied significantly on manual processes that took large blocks of […]

Adhering to Military Packing Guidelines

National security is of prime importance. As US citizens rely on the brave men and women of the armed forces, so do they depend on us to provide them with the necessary supplies and equipment. Supplies must be packaged and packed to survive deployment wherever needed. When overnight delivery means being parachuted out of the […]

MIL-STD 129: A Closer Look

MIL-STD 129 is receiving greater attention today, as more new contracts are including the requirement to use Radio Frequency Identification technology. RFID technology is swiftly emerging as the main choice for accurate tracking of goods across different industries. The US DoD, for one, has been using a standardized label and tagging system to manage and […]

RFID: Increasing Efficiency in Logistics

Acronyms may be the most intimidating things in the world. After all, nothing says “this is an important thing you should know about” than an acronym. This is an unfortunate attitude considering that acronyms exist to make things simpler to understand. An important example of this is RFID, the use of radio frequency identification to […]