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88N - Transportation Management Coordinator

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Basic Job Description

Transportation Management Coordinators are primarily responsible for scheduling and selecting the modes of transportation for personnel and equipment.

Duties performed by Soldiers in this MOS include:

Advises military and Department of Defense civilians of their entitlement for shipment of personal property and passenger travel and prepares the necessary documentation. Requests and coordinates transport capability to meet a movement mission. Marks and labels cargo and freight shipments in accordance with regulatory requirements. Documents and inventories freight, cargo, and materiel shipments of all types; operates automated data terminal equipment to prepare movement documentation or related correspondence. Arranges documentation and reports for follow-up or response to tracer actions. Prepares transportation movements documents and related forms for the type of shipment and mode of travel. Performs office duties such as posting regulations, files maintenance, and routine office correspondence.

Provides supervision and technical guidance for subordinates. Researches, interprets, prepares, and coordinates actions pertaining to travel entitlement. Functions as the customs officer for shipment releases in overseas theaters. Operates as quality control noncommissioned officer for commercial movement contracts. Monitors all freight, cargo, and materiel shipments to ensure accountability; identifies and reports problem areas within the traffic management system to prevent additional costs, losses, and damage. Conducts briefings for unit moves. Requests, coordinates, and monitors movement schedules and programs; ensures transport capability is appropriate, cost effective, and meets mission requirements. Checks and inspects equipment blocking and bracing. Prepares and consolidates transportation movement reports. Operates automated data processing equipment to document movement information, contracts, and responds to shipment inquiries, discrepancies, and routine movements transactions.

Training Information

Job training for a transportation management coordinator requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and six weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instructions. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.

ASVAB Score Required: 95 in aptitude area CL

Security Clearance: None

Strength Requirement: moderately heavy

Physical Profile Requirement: 323222

Other Requirements

  • None

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