Examples address markings:
Data block 9 contains the consignee's DODAAC
and complete address. It will be bar coded or printed in
Data block 10 contains the actual gross weight of
Data block 11 contains the required delivery date.
NOWHERE, FL 12345-0008
Data block 12 contains the cube (in feet) of the
V99999 USS INPORT CVN-00
Data block 13 contains the freight charge. This
FPO AE 99999-0008
information will be on the number one piece of the
multiple shipment unit. This field is blank for mail
Data block 14 contains the date of shipment of the
1 OF 2
Data block 15 contains the foreign military sales
Material shipments that originated from DOD
(FMS), when appropriate.
activity use the DD Form 1387, Military Shipment
Data block 16 contains the piece number in bar
Label. The information on this label may be typed,
code or clear text.
printed, or bar coded. The DD Form 1387 maybe pasted
on the material or attached to a shipping tag. The
Data block 17 contains the total pieces of the
MILSTAMP, DOD 4500.32-R, volume 1, specifies the
instructions for and format of the DD Form 1387. See
figure 4-14 for a sample bar-coded DD Form 1387. The
shipment containers with shelf-life items are marked
following paragraphs describe the information on each
with the word SHELF-LIFE in bold letters. The DOD
block of the form.
4140.27-M contains the instructions for managing
Data block 1 contains the 17-character TCN, either
shelf-life items. There are two types of shelf-life items.
bar coded or printed in clear text. For MULTIPACK
Type I shelf-life items have a definitive nonexpendable
shipment, the lead TCN will be in this block.
period of shelf life. They are assigned alpha shelf-life
codes (including X). Type II shelf-life items have an
Data block 2 contains the postage data. This field is
assigned shelf life. This shelf life may be extended
used for mail shipments only. All others will be blank.
after completion of inspection, test, or restorative
Data block 3 contains the DODAAC address of the
action. Type II items have assigned numeric shelf-life
Data block 4 contains type of shipment service. This
field may have Air Express, Blue Label, Overnight
Delivery, or other types of services. A blank in this
field means there is no service used.
Data block 5 contains the ship to and port of
embarkation information. The three-digit, air/water
port code, and the address will be in this block. For
mail inside U. S., this field will have the complete
address of the consignee (including zip code).
Data block 6 contains the transportation priority of
Data block 7 may contain the three-digit port of
debarkation designator, when used.
Data block 8 contains the project code, if
Figure 4-14. --Sample bar-coded DD Form 1387.