Stock Management at field Supply Points
Supply System Management
Storage and Material Handing
TRANSPORTATION OF PROPERTY,
VOLUME V. This volume contains policy and
procedural instructions for ashore activities shipping
and receiving Navy property. This includes the
personal property of military and civilian personnel
under official orders. It contains instructions for
shipments of Navy material by bureaus, offices, and
Navy inventory managers. It also implements certain
provisions of the military traffic management
regulations with respect to traffic. moving within the
United States (except Alaska and Hawaii). Appendix
A, provides consignment instructions, and overseas
offloading port information for material to be shipped
to Navy shore-based activities overseas and in Alaska
and Hawaii. It is issued as a separate publication.
NAVSUP issues many publications that deal with
the different facets of supply. This section discusses
some of the publications that are of particular interest
to the SK These publications are also available on
CD-ROM (compact disk-read only memory) cataloged
as Naval Logistics Library (NLL), NAVSUP P-600.
NAVSUP publications are sometimes referred to in
four different ways.
For example, the NAVSUP
Operating Procedures Manual for MILSTRIP/MIL-
STRAP may be referred to in various publications and
directives one of the following ways:
1. NAVSUP Publication 437;
2. NAVSUP Pub 437;
3. NAVSUP P-437; or
4, NAVSUP 437
When referencing NAVSUP publications in
correspondence, messages, etc., they should be written
as NAVSUP Publication 485.
STORAGE AND MATERIALS HANDLING,
NAVSUP P-284. The Storage and Materials-
Handling Manual (NAVSUP P-284). This manual
consolidates the detailed technical information
available to the military services on storage and
materials-handling operations. It includes information
on the receipt, storage, issue, and care of supplies
(except for preservation, packaging, and packing).
The Navy Supplement (NAVSUP P-284-1)
expands on some of the above subjects. It contains
specific policy and procedures that do not affect the
other services. These manuals are designed for the
MILSTRIP/MILSTRAP DESK GUIDE
(NAVSUP P-409). The MILSTRIP/MILSTRAP Desk
Guide, NAVSUP P-409 is a handy reference for
personnel who originate and process MILSTRIP/MIL-
STRAP documents. This booklet contains common
definitions, coding structures, and abbreviated code
definitions used on a daily basis. Blank space is
provided for entering commonly used routing identifier,
fund, project, and locally assigned codes.
OPERATING PROCEDURES MANUAL FOR
MILSTRIP/MILSTRAP (NAVSUP P-437).
NAVSUP Publication 437 contains policy and
procedures for (MILSTRIP/MILSTRAP). This
publication takes precedence over conflicting
provisions contained in other supply system manuals or
directives. It consists of 10 chapters and several
appendixes and exhibits. It covers MILSTRIP/MIL-
STRAP procedures relative to supply system
management, requisitioning ashore, inventory control,
financial matters, material movement priorities, and
evaluation procedures (MILSTEP). It is a
comprehensive ready reference for those involved in the
preparation and/or processing of MILSTRIP
NAVSUP Publication 437 is not distributed afloat.
All Afloat MILSTRIP/MILSTRAP procedures are
incorporated into the NAVSUP Publication 485.
Paragraph numbering in NAVSUP P-437 is similar
to that of the NAVSUP Manual Paragraph 06120-3.a
is broken down as shown in figure 3-4.
SUPPLY AFLOAT PACKAGING PRO-
CEDURES (NAVSUP P-484). This publication
provides a simple do-it-yourself guide for naval supply
Figure 3-4.-Paragraph numbering In NAVSUP P-437.