that the RDD from Block 13 in the Prime Data Section on the TCMD was transferred
to the next one (RDD) on the SPWS and the priority from Block 12 was entered in
the TRANS PRIORITY column on the SPWS. The project code comes from Block 14 on
the TCMD; but the project name is not given. The Original Activity Address Code
(AAC) or Unit Identification Code (UIC) or Government Bill of Lading Office Code
(GBLOC) column on the SPWS should be the consignor in Block 3 of the TCMD. The
Origin in the Clear Name column should be the title of the consignor. The Origin
Geographical Location column should be the city and state location of the
The Holding Area/WH column is not applicable for our example;
therefore, it should be blank. The Destination AAC or UIC or GBLOC column should
The Destination in the Clear Name
be the consignee in Block 11 on the TCMD.
column should be the CONSIGNEE location.
The information from the other two
trailer lines on the TCMD should have been entered in the same way (see Figure 2-
Go now to SPWS Line 2 (see Figure 2-9). Again SHPT A should have been entered in
In the column Nomenclature, your personnel should have
the first two columns.
written what cargo (FIELD MANUALS/TRAINING MANUALS) is represented by each TCN.
Ensure that the MILSTAMP Name (Training Materiel) comes from MILSTAMP, App B,
Commodity Codes (see Appendix A, Sections III and XII). If Milstamp Name is not
to be found, use the Commercial Name.
The Commercial Classification Data area should be completed for SHPT A.
information to complete this section is found in the National Motor Freight
Classification (NMFC) Manual (not included in this subcourse). For each item in
the shipment, find the item number and ensure that it is in the appropriate block
The Mode is found in Block 8 of the TCMD. According to the NMFC, the TL/CL Min.
Wt. (Trailer Load/Carload Minimum Weight) is:
According to the NMFC, the $ Rate (freight rate) for each item is: