* Conducted more than 50 Pre-Deployment and Pre-Redeployment Site Survey briefings and provided liaison support to more than 700 unit movement officers and representatives facilitating procedures and processes to reduce frustrated cargo
Consequently, as the number of containers began to surge, the volume produced an iron mountain of frustrated cargo
. There were many problem areas that caused the huge system backlog including cargo documentation, uncommunicated changes to operational requirements, and multiple fiefdoms within a single process.
It established a Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures repair capability for C-17 aircraft; a Customer Service Branch that cut frustrated cargo
time by 85 percent and saved $312,000; and contingency tire-cut limits for C-17 aircraft, which reduced tire change requirements by 30 percent and saved $1.2 million in repairs and $400,000 in transportation costs.
It was assumed that each shipper appearing on the list with frustrated cargo
during the research time period shipped at least one piece of frustrated HAZMAT through an APOE annually.
The support mantra in the 4th Sustainment Brigade is, "Just get it done!" Our Soldiers fully understood that, so they accepted cargo that was not properly labeled just to get it off the trucks and send the trucks on their way; in the process, they inadvertently created a mountain of frustrated cargo
. We wanted to maintain their proactive support attitude, but we needed to refine our system to make it effective.
The DoDAAC is essentially your zip code; if correct you will get your cargo, if not you will be subjugated to "frustrated cargo
If a container did not pass inspection, it was moved to the "frustrated cargo
" area until the problem was corrected.
Application for permission to re-export frustrated cargo
will now be dealt with by the Customs authorities, who have been authorised to allow re-export of frustrated cargo
* Assist LNOs and unit movement officers with frustrated cargo
, scheduling conflicts, and transportation issues.
The mission of RST is to support redeploying warfighters at their location in order to reduce frustrated cargo
at the Seaport of Embarkation and support in-transit visibility.
However, up to a third of the materiel arriving at the FRP is frustrated cargo
or supplies shipped directly from units without paperwork or proper blocking and bracing.
Comprised entirely of mobilized Reservists from Navy Cargo Handling Battalion 14 (Omaha, Neb.) and led by now CDR (Sel) Ron Collison, the men and women of MACH 1 initially scoured vast yards of lost and frustrated cargo
at various sites throughout Kuwait.