CARRIER PROVIDING REQUIRED SECURITY SERVICE
Whether you or MTMC determine routing for a shipment, you are
responsible (assuming you are the shipper) for contacting the
carrier(s) and arranging shipment.
If MTMC determines the routing,
the carrier it selects will have the capability of providing the
required security service.
If you are determining the routing, be
sure to consult the MTMC Area Command for names of carriers who can
provide the required security service.
Before you select the
availability of the appropriate protective service.
PART B - INFORM CARRIER OF SECURITY PRECAUTIONS
ROUTE AND SCHEDULE FOR HIGHWAY TRANSPORT
If you are using a commercial carrier for the shipment, the route and
schedule should have been established at the time you contracted with
You should confirm route and schedule with the
If you are using Army Transportation elements for the shipment, you
or someone authorized by you should brief each driver on the
transport route and schedule.
ENSURE CARRIER UNDERSTANDS PROTECTIVE SERVICE REQUIREMENTS
Commercial carriers should normally be aware of and understand the
safety and security measures required during transport.
transportation elements may have to be briefed unless they routinely
handle transport of hazardous cargo.
You should ensure that the carrier understands the sensitivity of the
responsibilities and requirements for the type of protective service
A commercial carrier should not be informed as to the
If transport is by commercial motor
vehicle, ensure that the driver knows how to obtain information on
Refuge or Safe Haven (see glossary), if required.
carrier is instructed on the procedures to follow in case of
These instructions should include the appropriate toll
free telephone number to call in case of emergency.
In all cases, emphasize to the carrier representative that, until the
consignee accepts delivery, the carrier has custody of the shipment
and is responsible for using all appropriate protective measures.