Military Packaging CodesPACKAGING AND MARKING GUIDE FOR DOD
Military Compliance Labels – Military Labeling Requirements
If you have a government contract and are shipping to the Department of Defense (DoD) then it is crucial that you understand the standard process for the development and documentation of military packaging, as distinct from commercial packaging. Contract labeling requirements are complex, so it’s important that you familiarize yourself with MIL-STD-129 and all its requirements.
MIL-STD-129 Military Marking for Shipment and Storage
The MIL-STD-129 standard is used for maintaining uniformity while marking military equipment and supplies that are transported though ships. This standard that has been approved by the United States Department of Defense and all other government agencies. Items are required to be marked for easy identification before they are transported, which helps military personnel to fill the necessary requisition when a particular stock goes short of balance level.
There are numerous requirements that MIL-STD-129 encompasses, and at MAC Packaging we make it easy for our MIL-SPEC clients by offering complete services in which we can print and affix proper MSL’s (Military Shipping Labels), bar code marking labels, stencils, radio frequency, identification tags and UID markings. We will ship your product for you directly to the government facility. We also offer assistance for administrative requirements. These include billing the government for you via Wide Area Work Flow (WAWF/iRAPT) document, the required electronic interface for the U.S. government. This service helps assure delivery acceptance and timely payments of your invoices.