1D-3. Corps Mode Operations, Continued,
The primary surface mode operation at the corps level is highway transportation.
Motor transport assets usually are made up of long- and short-haul trucks, and the
palletized load system (PLS) which is specifically designed for use at this level of
war. Other surface modes of transportation include rail and inland waterways.
Within the Corps, transportation battalions are the primary operators of the motor
transport capability. These battalions operate under the command and control of
the Corps Support Group but respond to the tasking of the MCC. The battalions
may be organized with light-medium truck companies, medium truck companies,
and HETs. Other truck assets may be obtained from the HN or contracted assets.
There are three types of highway movements:
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