Definition Reprinted from MIL-STD-129P (3)

1-TCN-Enter TCN # (Transportation Control Number). Information on construction of  a TCN per paragraph  4.2.4.4.c of MIL-STD-129P can be found at 1a http://www.transcom.mil/j5/pt/dtrpart2/dtr_part_ii_app_l.pdf  or use the below  format.

FMS AND MILSTRIP SHIPMENTS

POSITION IN TCN

EXPLANATION

1-14

14 digit Milstrip requisition document number (multiple Milstrip numbers – choose any)

15

X

16

Partial ship code (if applicable) or X

17

Split ship code (if applicable) or X

CARGO SHIPMENTS

POSITION IN TCN

EXPLANATION 

1-6

DODAAC (6 digit ship to code)

7-10

4 digit Julian date (i.e. 6001)

11

X

12-14

Serial number, 3 digits, (i.e. 001-999) in sequence, no duplication on date shown

15

X

16

Partial ship code (if applicable) or X use the link at 1a to look up codes

17

Split ship code (if applicable) or X

2-FROM /CAGE-The cage code of the company awarded the contract. 2a-ADDRESS LINES 1 to 3-Address of company awarded the contract

3-TAC-Transportation account code. Enter the TAC or postage data. For other than mail shipments, enter the TAC applicable to shipments moving from POE to POD, otherwise leave blank. If applicable.

4-TYPE SERVICE-In the clear text (for ex., FRT LTL, UPS) for the type of transportation service to the Ship to address.

5-POSTAGE-For meter mail attach the stick –on metered postage values to or near this block. If applicable.

6-PIECE ___OF_____#  Of cartons or pallets shipping to destination. Total number (numeric value) of pieces Documented by the TCN for this shipment unit.  Ex. 1 of  1.

7-WEIGHT-Enter actual gross weight with unit of measure. Round to next whole digit. Total weight of ea carton or pallet.

8-DATE SHIPPED- Date format YDDD (Julian)

9- CUBE (FT)- Cube with unit of measure. Round to next whole digit. . Total cube of ea carton or pallet

10-PROJECT-Enter project code, if applicable.

11-RDD-Enter the required Delivery Date code specified by the requisitioner, Three digit Julian date. if appropriate.

12-PRIORITY-Enter the applicable transportation priority (TP). TP 1, 2, 3 or 4

13-SHIP TO POE-Enter the three digit air/water Port of Embarkation (POE) Code if applicable, and in the clear address (5 lines up to 35 characters 13a-ADDRESS LINES 1to 5

14-POD-Enter three digit air/water Port of Debarkation (POD) port designator, if applicable.

15-FMS CASE-Enter as FMS Case identifier as appropriate.

16-ULTIMATE CONSIGNEE/MARK FOR-Enter DoDAAC  (Department of defense Activity Address Code) and we will add address for major depots only 16a-ADDRESS LINE 1to 5 or Enter  complete address up to 5 lines of 35 characters.

MSL, Supply, & TCMD Data required for 2D portion of label, some of the above will also be used.

17-NSN-13 DIGIT National Stock number

18- UNIT PRICE

19- RIC CODE- Routing Indicator Code. We will look this up for you or a list can be found at www.dlis.dla.mil/PDFs/Procedures/vol10.pdf        Volume 10, table 103.

20-Condition Code Returned code assigned by the customer. Generally A

21-QUANTITY –Quantity, Amount, or number of pieces in the format. Total # of parts in each carton or pallet

22-UNIT OF ISSUE-EA, FT, LB

23-DOCUMENT REQUISITION#  Requisition/ Purchase Request NO. Generally found on the front page of your contract block 4 or can be located in the contract directly under the NSN . The document requisition number usually begins with YPI… YPG…, YPC…, FPE…0011.. etc ).

REV2-6/05/06