Receipts/Acceptance Returns to WAWF (formerly iRAPT)

With release 5.12.1, DOD has returned to use of Wide Area Workflow (WAWF) to refer to the web application that provides electronic Receipts and Acceptance,  and Electronic Invoices for shipments into the defense supply chain.  That system had been briefly known as iRAPT. The collection of tools referred to as WAWF during the iRAPT era is now […]

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 […]

What WAWF Can Do For Your Business

Doing business with government agencies can be complicated. Knowing the necessary steps to take, though, makes the process easier. For one, you need to be familiar with Wide Area Workflow. Wide Area Workflow (WAWF) is a secure web-based application for online invoicing, receipt, and acceptance. It provides government contractors with a convenient way of submitting […]

Automating WAWF (Wide Area Workflow) – What is it?

The first time a caveman discovered that he could use a sharp rock to make marks on a cave wall, he started using a better tool to complete a desired task. Men eventually found that hammer and chisel made better tools to record their thoughts. Pen and paper were later discovered to be a better […]

Why Automate WAWF Transactions?

The Way We’ve ALWAYS Done It … We informally poll DOD suppliers when we discuss WAWF automation with them. Typically they tell us that the same data is entered 5-7 times per shipment, and multiple times for labels on different levels of packaging. Redundant data entry increases costs and likelihood for error. It’s also tedious! Let’s […]

WAWF without a Web Browser

How do I get data into WAWF without typing data into Internet Explorer? Will the DOD mind if I do it this way? Will I get paid? All good questions! From day 1 the DOD knew that using WAWF’s web interface,  through a web browser like Internet Explorer, would be useful mostly for suppliers with very […]

Setting up SFTP/SSH for WAWF

Value-Added Networks, such as the DOD-Certified Mil-Pac VAN, simplify data upload to WAWF, DFAS and the UID Registry. VANs also support contract award downloads such as electronic (EDI X12-850) purchase orders from DLA (DIBBS and EMall). As an alternative, defense contractors can submit transactions to WAWF via SFTP/SSH (Secure File Transfer Protocol over Secure Shell). […]

WAWF Made Easy – Electronic Data Transactions (EDI)

From improving accuracy and tracking abilities, to decreasing payment delays,  Wide Area Work Flow (WAWF) provides many advantages to both the US Department of Defense (DOD) and the Defense Supplier. But with those advantages come some process changes and challenges to the supplier. Using the interactive web application to submit your Receiving Reports and Invoices […]

Wide Area Workflow (WAWF)

Wide Area Workflow (WAWF) is the required method for invoicing the Department of Defense and related agencies. Most previously DD-Form-based processes are now paperless, including submission of the Receiving Report (DD250), Cost Vouchers (SF1034) and Progress Payment (SF1443) requests. The government provides a web-based application that defense contractors may use to create and submit what […]

Sub-Contractors Can Submit RFID Data to WAWF

It is not always feasible for the Department of Defense (DOD) Prime Contractor to submit Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) data to Wide Area Workflow (WAWF). When product packaging and shipping is performed by a sub-contractor it usually makes more sense for the sub-contractor to also submit the related RFID data to WAWF. This article discusses […]