On Line 3, the True Shipping Name should be entered. This is the unit that will
receive the tents. It is found on Line 7 of the TR (A CO 2/7 INF BN). At this
time, you have completed your review of Section I for SHPT A.
SPWS (SECTION II)(SHIPMENT A)
Now let's review the lower portion of the SPWS, SECTION II, Method of Shipment
In the first two columns of Line 1, your personnel should
(see Figure 2-14).
have entered SHPT/A. In the next column, the Mode should be entered. You know
that V represents Van and this is a surface mode; therefore SURFACE should be
entered in this column. The next column on the SPWS, should list the Standard
Carrier Alpha Code (SCAC) for freight companies that are available for this
shipment. The SCACs are taken from the Tonnage Distribution Record (not included
in this subcourse). According to the Tonnage Distribution Record, three carriers
could transport the shipment to Fort Lewis, WA. Their codes are BVLC, AMRB, and
For this training exercise, ETES was selected and entered in the
The next column will be the $ Rate that the carrier will
charge per 100 pounds of freight. According to the NMFC, it will be
determine the Total Cost of a shipment, ensure that your personnel added the
weights of all pieces in the shipment and divided by 100. Then, they should have
multiplied their answer with the carrier' s rate as follows:
In the next column, your personnel should have entered the four Item Numbers in
SHPT A. The Dest GBL Office Code is JFAT and is found in AR 55-357. The next
column should be blank.
For the next column, your personnel should have added
the Total Packs from Section I and entered the sum as Total Pieces.
total weight columns and enter them under Total Weight.
Ensure that your
personnel added the cube of each item to find the Total Cube.
Go to Line 2. SHPT A should be entered in the first two columns. This is a less
than release unit (LRU) shipment. The next column should have the date that the
request was submitted to your office. This should be as far in advance of the
shipment as possible. We will use May 30. The next column will give the date
and time that your office received route instructions. For this exercise, June 8
and 1000 were entered here. The next column should be blank. The next column
will be Routing/Special Instructions/Marking. For SHPT A, TL SHPT