15 - Date Shpd (Date Shipped)(3 characters).
This code should indicate
the date the shipment was released to
the carrier (see Section
16 - ETA (Estimated Time of Arrival)(1 character). The shipper uses this
code to indicate the estimated time it will take a shipment to go
from his activity to a POE/APOE. The APOE is the air terminal. The
entry in this block should be either a number or a letter, depending
on the estimated days in transit (see Section XIX).
17 - Tr Acct (Transportation Account Code)(TAC) (4 characters). This code
should identify the service, agency, or contractor account to be
charged for transportation services. You can find these codes in DOD
Reg 4500.32-R, Volume II.
When the TCMD functions as a highway bill or ocean cargo manifest source
document, ensure that your personnel have completed the following blocks with the
18 - Carrier.
This block is optional.
When used, it should give the
19 - Flight-Truck-Voy Doc No. (Flight/Truck/Voyage Document Number). The
number of the flight, truck, or railcar should be entered here. The
voyage number indicates the vessel that cargo is moved on.
should only be filled in when using the TCMD as an ocean manifest
20 - Ref (Reference).
This block should be left blank, unless a reference
21 - Remarks.
Comments concerning the shipment movement should go here.
Ensure that your personnel have completed blocks 22 through 24 with the following
22 - Pieces (4 characters). This entry should state the total number of
pieces in the shipment. You must ensure that personnel have entered
"one piece" to mean cargo once it is packaged and not individual
pieces within a package.
23 - Weight (5 characters).
This block should list the weight of the
cargo, plus its package or container (gross weight). You must ensure
that the total weight listed is of all pieces combined.