3-2. Procedures for Determining Consignee Reception Capabilities
As a destination MCT member you must review the movement program to
determine the commodity and volume of cargo to be transported to each
consignee so that you can effectively plan. You may be required to make special
provision for the cargo's movement. You must also determine the specific nature
of the cargo and whether any special handling is required. This part describes the
procedures for determining the reception capabilities of the consignee.
Verify that the consignee has the personnel and equipment capabilities to receive
the shipment. You must coordinate the requirements and ensure the movement is
not in excess of the installation's capability to unload and clear cargo or personnel
from the loading area. These factors influence an activity's cargo handling
Quantity and type of shipment.
Quantity and variety of MHE.
There are two publications designed to give you information to determine an
installation's capacity. These publications are the--
Facilities and Services Guide.
Installation Capacity Report.
The Facilities and Services Guide, Figure 3-1, is published by TAMCA. The
purpose of this guide is to provide information to all shippers and local MCTs.
This guide is maintained as current through prompt updates by ITOs and MCTs
through TAMCA or MCC channels.
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