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Strapping inadequate, broken, or loose.
Blocking or cushioning inadequate or omitted. (Applies within the packaging container only.
blocking and bracing related to loading or transport vehicles.)
Nonspecific materials used.
Excessive packaging or wasted space on contractor shipment.
Unitization inadequate or omitted.
Skids inadequate or omitted.
Identification markings omitted, incorrect, or incomplete to include NSN, item description, quantity and unit of
issue, contract or purchase number, level of protection and date, gross weight and cube, shelf life, Method II
label, and serial number.
PREPARATION OF STANDARD FORM 364
Each activity is responsible for securing the necessary supply of forms through normal channels. Transmittal
letters or endorsements are neither required nor authorized. The design of the form itself is sufficient to report
discrepancies and to direct disposition instructions.
Instructions For Preparation
Indicate whether a shipping-type discrepancy or packaging discrepancy by placing an 'X" in the appropriate
box at the top of the form. A completed SF 364 prepared to report a shipping-type discrepancy is shown at Figure
Date of preparation. Report is prepared in sequence of year, month, and day. Use this sequence
for all date entries. For example, 23 March 1988 is written 88 Mar 23 and 1 June 1988 is written
88 Jun 01.
Report number. The country and record control number must be shown for Grant Aid as a part of
the report number
To. Name, address, zip code and activity address code or routing identifier code and attention
symbol or code of action activity to which the original copy of the SF 364 is to be submitted.
Place "see block 15" in this block and enter address and/or codes of action activities to receive
information copies of the SF 364 in block 15.
From. Name, address, and zip code of the reporting activity (consignee).
Shipper's name. Enter name and address of shipper (consignor) when different from block 3.
Number and date of invoice. Not applicable.
Enter the transportation control and movement document (TCMD)
Shipper's number. Enter shipment number (when more than one shipment is made under a
contract or requisition) and contract or document number.