As I mentioned a few weeks ago, a brand new version of the Department of Defense’s standard for labeling shipments and packaging has arrived.
MIL-STD-129R is the document that shows how items shipped to the DoD need to be labeled and it is important that defense contractors are able to get into compliance.
From back in our Winco ID days, we have made available a set of BarTender label templates to help our customers and friends be able to successful print these labels. The latest version Version 5.0, includes the changes that have been introduced in MIL-STD-129R.
The set of 129R labels consists of Unit label for packages containing a single serialized item, Intermediate label for a case or box where a number of items of packed and Exterior label that goes on the outer package. There is also an MSL Military Shipping Label. Each label has a standard and RFID version.
We provide the labels free of charge to anyone who might need them. Each label is designed to use Excel as the database for the information to be printed – a spreadsheet in the correct format is included.
Someone that is familiar with BarTender and the MIL-STD-129 mandate should be able to use the labels right away. For anyone just learning, we can provide training by WebEx at a competitive cost.
You’ll need to have the current version of BarTender to use our label templates – we don’t support older versions, it is just too messy, we can sell you an upgrade if you need it. If you prefer to stick with MIL-STD-129P Change 4 for your DoD labeling, Version 4 of our templates will still be available for a while, but won’t be updated with any changes or bug fixes.
ID Technology has been helping defense contractors with MIL-STD-129 compliance for a long time – from the largest companies to the smallest. We can provide software, printers, RFID labels, service and training – everything you might need.
Don’t want to get involved with the label printing? We can do that for you too!
Want to enhance your Department of Defense labeling operations?
Call ID Technology toll free at: 888-438-3242 Option#3 or you can contact me directly at firstname.lastname@example.org Just let me know if you want a set of the new MIL-STD-129R label templates.