Transportation officers assigned to a POE/POD Movement Control Center (MCC)
must ensure that at least one of the following conditions occurs before an activity
requests a shipment hold authorization:
A supply cancellation.
Termination of a project.
Modification of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) orders regarding personal
Termination of logistics buildup.
The MMC officer must ensure that only complete shipments are put on hold. The
following items must not be put on hold:
Individual line-items that are removed from multiple-line shipment units.
A shipping container that is removed from a multi-container shipment under
one transportation control number (TCN).
In addition to the requirements described above, the MCC transportation officer
Ensure shipments containing multiple-line items of supply are only held when
a cancellation action is being taken for all material shipped to a given
consignee or under a specific project code.
Ensure, if a shipment is held by the shipping activity, that the cargo is
requisitioned after receiving instructions from the original supply source.
Determine if the cargo was held by the shipping activity, the consignee, or
some other activity responsible for issuing or moving cargo.