PROPER DOCUMENTATION OF CARGO
documented by some form of waybill. The forms usually used are the
TCMD (DD Form 1384) and the GBL (Standard Form 1103 and accompanying
If you are a transportation officer in a shipping activity, you are
responsible for making sure that the carrier receives cargo
documentation before starting the haul.
If your unit acts as a
carrier of hazardous cargo, be sure that unit personnel are in
possession of the appropriate waybill before they start a haul.
If a GBL is used, the carrier DOES NOT receive a copy of Standard
The carrier receives a document called the Freight
Waybill, Standard Form 1106.
The carrier will also often carry the
consignee's documentation for the shipment.
documentation is Standard Form 1103b, Memorandum-Property Received.
Both Standard Form 1106 and Standard Form 1103b are part of a GBL
set, of which Standard Form 1103 serves as the original.