Shipment Planning, Continued
After the shipping planning steps have been completed by the shipper and the
appropriate documentation has been prepared, the shipper offers all cargo entering
the Defense Transportation System (DTS) for clearance prior to making the
is by surface or air. The procedures aid cargo receiving and scheduling of
watercraft and aircraft.
It also provides the principal transportation
documentation (DD Form 1384, Transportation Control and Movement
Document (TCMD)) data for manifest preparation. NOTE: The TCMD will be
covered in greater detail later in this lesson part.
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