As prescribed in 247.207, use the clause at 252.247-7028, Application for U.S. Government Shipping Documentation/Instructions in solicitations and contracts, including solicitations and contracts using FAR part 12 procedures for the acquisition of commercial items, when shipping under Bills of Lading and Domestic Route Order under FOB origin contracts, Export Traffic Release regardless of FOB terms, or foreign military sales shipments.
APPLICATION FOR U.S. GOVERNMENT SHIPPING DOCUMENTATION/INSTRUCTIONS (JUN 2012)
(a) Except as provided in paragraph (b) of this clause, the Contractor shall request bills of lading by submitting a DD Form 1659, Application for U.S. Government Shipping Documentation/Instructions, to the—
(1) Transportation Officer, if named in the contract schedule; or
(2) Contract administration office.
(b) If an automated system is available for shipment requests, use service/agency systems (e.g., Navy’s Global Freight Management–Electronic Transportation Acquisition (GFM-ETA) and Financial Air Clearance Transportation System (FACTS) Shipment Processing Module, Air Force’s Cargo Movement Operations System, DCMA’s Shipment Instruction Request (SIR) E-tool, and DLA’s Distribution Standard System Vendor Shipment Module in lieu of DD Form 1659.
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