Who needs a DA Form 5748-r?
This form is used in the Department of Defence to record the process of transporting goods. This form is completed by authorized military personel.
What is the purpose of the DA Form 5748-r?
The form is a packing list and load diagram. It contains information about the content of the vehicle, container, warehouse pallets, etc. The load diagram is a graphic scheme of the cargo storage. This form also provides information about the deploying unit, the measures of the shipment unit, and a description of the contents.
What other documents must accompany the DA Form 5748-r?
There are no strict instructions as for the documents which should support the form. Additional documentation should be provided on request, however.
How long does it take to complete DA Form 5748-r?
The estimated time for completing the form is 15 minutes. The form is completed when there is a need.
What information should be provided in the DA Form 5748-r?
The authorized person should provide the following information:
Seal number of the container
Shipment unit description
Length, width, height, cube, empty weight, loaded weight
Description and nomenclature of the contents
Type, quantity, weight of package, total weight of package
Sketch the cargo storage in the load diagram
The packing list should be certified by authorized personnel. He is to indicate the name, grade and title, and sign and date the form.
What do I do with the form after completion?
The form is completed in five copies: one for the movement plan, one copy is put outside of the shipment unit, one copy is put inside the cargo, one copy is for the unit representative, and one copy is retained by the hand receipt holder.