COMDTINST M4610.5A, COMMANDANT INSTRUCTION: TRANSPORTATION OF FREIGHT MANUAL (09 SEP 2005)
COMDTINST M4610.5A, COMMANDANT INSTRUCTION: TRANSPORTATION OF FREIGHT MANUAL (09 SEP 2005)., This Manual sets forth Coast Guard (CG) transportation management policy and procedures for economical, efficient and safe movement of supplies, equipment and material worldwide. The Manual serves as a basis for local transportation operating procedures. It aims to facilitate and assist field unit personnel in obtaining guidance and information regarding transportation services as well as shipping and receiving procedures. This Manual also identifies and prescribes traffic management practices in accordance with established, referenced regulations to ensure:
Consistent compliance of governing regulations and standard procedures are used by all CG activities engaged in transportation management functions, including all shipping and receiving functional activities.
Cost favorable transportation services are obtained to meet routine and mission critical delivery requirements.
Appropriate in-transit physical and security protection measures are used to meet mission requirements.
Appropriate asset in-transit visibility.
All assets are protected with appropriate transportation service provider (TSP) liability limits while in the commercial TSP pipeline.