2-4. The TMR Number
The TMR is an alphanumeric code identifying a specific cargo movement or
usage of transportation assets directed through movement control channels. The
Authorizes the shipment of materiel and the dispatch of transport equipment.
Confirms receiver capabilities.
Identifies cargo during movement.
The TMR number accounts for the transportation assets during movement. This
number can be lengthened or shortened to meet the information needs of the
theater. DOD Regulation 4500.32-R and FM 55-10 are the source for codes for
the completion of the TMR number and commitment worksheet. Figure 2-1
contains a sample 12-digit TMR number. The explanation of the codes forming
the TMR number follows in Section 2-7.
Figure 2-1. TMR Number.
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