Record position 17 contains the split shipment
The partial and split shipment codes indicate
WT 100 CU 6
whether or not a shipment unit is separated into
ADDRESS MARKINGS.--The domestic
increments. These codes also identify the specific
shipment address label contains the following
increments of shipments up to the 23rd increment. The
24th and each later increment will use another TCN.
Refer to DOD 4500.32-R, MILSTAMP, for additional
The first line contains the control number or
information on these codes. The following codes are
reference number. As a minimum, it contains the
those commonly encountered by the stock (see table
transportation control number (TCN) as the single
shipment identification number. The first line may also
contain the contract number, purchase order number,
or GBL number.
The TCN contains 17 characters. The purpose of
1st increment of a partial or split
assigning a TCN is to control and manage every
shipment unit throughout the transportation pipeline.
2nd increment or piece
The first three parts of the TCN for MILSTR IP
3rd increment or piece
shipments are normally the requisition number. The
The From line contains the name and address of the
following paragraphs explain the breakdown of TCN.
transferring activity. This will have the DOD activity
Record positions 1-14 normally contains the
address code (DODAAC) of the activity.
document number assigned in record positions 30-43 of
The To line contains the name and address of the
the requisition. Shipments in MULTIPACK will contain
consignee using the DODAAC assigned.
the document number of the requisition with the earliest
The fourth line will contain the project code and
required delivery date, when required.
Record position 15 contains the suffix code from
The fifth line contains the weight and cube of the
record position 44 of DD 1348-1. An X in this position
means there is no suffix code assigned.
The sixth line contains the piece number and the
Record position 16 contains the partial shipment
Table 4-1.--Examples of Partial and Split Shipment Codes Assigned for Surface Movement
A shipment moving as a complete unit from the origin
A shipment unit partial into three increments for movement
from the shipper:
A complete shipment unit (XX) split into three increments
by the transhipper:
A partial shipment unit (AX) from the shipper split into
three increments by the transhipper:
1st split of partial A
2nd split of partial A
3rd split of partial A