Shipment Planning Worksheet (SPWS).
DOD Reg 4500.32-R, Volume I, provides commodity code categories for much of the
cargo that can be shipped together (see Appendix A, Sections III and XII). These
categories are listed in alphabetical order.
Each category is further broken
down in numerical order by code.
To identify a commodity on a TCMD and other
transportation source documents, refer to the commodity codes from MILSTAMP,
Volume I. Look at the breakdown of the category "Bulk cargo, unpackaged, dry or
liquid, except POL (Codes 200-299) " in Figure 2-2.
A list of the compatible
commodities are given; your personnel could, therefore, ship any of these 12
Notice the acronym NOS listed in commodity 200; this
stands for not otherwise specified and it is found in almost every MILSTAMP
category. According to Figure 2-2, the commodity code 200 would include any bulk
cargo which fits the category but is not included in the other subsequent 11