DODD 4500.9-R PART VI 06/01/06
DEFENSE TRANSPORTATION REGULATION PART VI MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL OF INTERMODAL CONTAINERS AND SYSTEM 463L EQUIPMENT
|Publication Date:||1 June 2006|
This regulation prescribes uniform policies, responsibilities, and procedures governing management and control of the Department of Defense (DOD) intermodal equipment system. The equipment system includes intermodal containers and container services, either DOD-owned, -leased or commercially provided, and other International Standards Organization (ISO)- configured equipment held by DOD activities before, during, or after intermodal shipment in the Defense Transportation System (DTS). This regulation also establishes responsibilities and guidelines for the DOD equipment system and system 463L asset acquisition, control, facilities, funding, handling, In-Transit Visibility (ITV), maintenance, management, training, disposition, ISO registration, and accountability.
It is the intent of this regulation to provide a seamless transportation system that cooperatively interacts with commercial operations to enhance combat effectiveness, safety, and efficiency.
Joint Publication 4-01.7, Joint Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures for Use of Intermodal Containers in Joint Operations (Includes 463L System Assets), provides an overview of containers and associated Container Handling Equipment (CHE) available to or in use within the DOD.
This regulation outlines authority assigned to the United States Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM), Transportation Component Commands (TCCs), Combatant Commands (COCOMs), (Unified Commanders [CDRs], Theater CDRs, Regional Combatant CDRs, and Combatant CDRs are synonymous) and Transportation Officers (TOs) in regard to providing transportation services.
Defense Transportation Regulation (DTR) procedures apply to the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Military Departments, Chairman and Joint Chiefs of Staff, Unified Commands, and the Defense Agencies (hereafter referred to collectively as the "DOD Components").