Transportation and Traffic Management
|Publication Date:||18 March 2008|
Establishes amplifying policy and provides procedures for implementing the DoD transportation and traffic management policies contained in Reference (a).
Cancels References (b), (c), (d), DoD Instruction 5160.67 (Reference (e)), DoD Instruction 4140.50 (Reference (f)), Deputy Secretary of Defense Memorandum (Reference (g)) and Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Technology Memorandum (Reference (h)).
Assigns responsibility to the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) for the acquisition of common-user intermodal containers.
Provides guidance on the DoD Customs and Border Clearance Program (CBCP).
Amplifies the United States Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) responsibilities contained in DoD Directive 5158.04 (Reference (i)) for:
Management and maintenance of common user commercial readiness programs to include the Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF), Voluntary Intermodal Sealift Agreement (VISA), and the Defense Freight Railway Interchange Fleet (DFRIF).
Development and execution of contracts and procedures for readiness programs involving commercial transportation services.
Development and management of DoD common-use intermodal container systems to include tracking systems for containers moving in the Defense Transportation System (DTS) and the responsibilities outlined in paragraph E4.2.6. of this Instruction. (The Defense Travel System, an information technology tool that supports DoD personnel travel authorizations, vouchers, and other financial transactions also uses the abbreviation "DTS." In this issuance the abbreviation "DTS" always refers to the "Defense Transportation System.")
Administration of the DoD CBCP with responsibility for developing, publishing, and maintaining implementation plans and procedures.
This Instruction applies to the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the Department of Defense (hereafter referred to collectively as the "DoD Components").