Figure 5-15.-Sample bar-coded DD Form 1387.
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 applicable.
Data block 9 contains the consignees 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.
Data block 12 contains the cube (in feet) of the
Data block 13 contains the freight charge. his
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
Data block 15 contains the foreign military sales
(FMS), when appropriate.
Data block 16 contains the piece number in bar code
or clear text.
Data block 17 contains the total pieces of the
SHELF-LIFE MARKINGS. Material shipment
containers with shelf-life items are marked with the
word SHELF-LIFE in bold letters. The DOD
4140.27-M contains the instructions for managing
shelf-life items. There are two types of shelf-life items.
Type shelf-life items have a definitive nonexpendable
period of shelf life. They are assigned alpha shelf-life
codes (including X). Type II shelf-life items have an
assigned shelf life. This shelf life may be extended after
completion of inspection, test, or restorative action.
Type II items have assigned numeric shelf-life codes
(including X). Refer to Appendix 17 of NAVSUP P437
for a list of shelf-life codes.
SPECIAL HANDLING DATA/CERTIFICATION.
The DD Form 1387-2, Special Handling Data/
Certification, is used for shipping hazardous materials.
It is also used for nonhazardous shipments (by military
aircraft) that require special handling or protective