MOS 88N—Transportation Management Coordinator

Qualifications for initial award of MOS 88N, Transportation Management Coordinator:

PULHES: 222222
Physical Demands Rating: moderately heavy
Required ASVAB Score: CL: 95
Enlistment Bonus: None
Security Clearance: None
U.S. Citizenship: Not Required
AIT Length / Location: 5 weeks, 3 days at Ft Eustis, Virginia

Transportation Management Coordinator (MOS 88N) Description / Major Duties:

The transportation management coordinator coordinates, monitors, controls and supervises the movement of personnel, equipment and cargo by air, rail, highway and water. Determine the most efficient mode of transport that accomplishes mission requirements.

Duties for MOS 88N at each skill level are:

MOSC 88N1O. Advises military and DoD civilians of their entitlements for shipment of personal property and passenger travel and prepares the necessary documentation. Requests and coordinates transport capability to meet a movement mission. Mark, label 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. Arrange documentation and reports for follow up or response to tracer actions. Prepare transportation movements documents and related forms for the type of shipment and mode of travel (e.g., GBLs, MTAs, GTRs, airline service requests, etc.). Perform office duties such as posting regulations, files maintenance and routine office correspondence.

MOSC 88N2O. Provide supervision and technical guidance for subordinates. Researches, interprets, prepares and coordinates actions pertaining to travel entitlements. Function as the customs officer for shipment releases in overseas theaters. Operate as quality control NCO 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. Conduct 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, conducts research, monitors movements, inspects commercial contracts and responds to shipment inquiries, discrepancies and routine movements transactions.

MOSC 88N30. Conduct a training program for subordinate personnel. Supervise the operation of a cargo and materiel documentation unit, a movement control branch or section, a break bulk point/terminal warehouse, a trailer transfer point, a port operations unit, an air terminal section and the installation personal property and passenger travel section. Evaluates work techniques and procedures for all functions. Maintain liaison with air, rail, highway and water transportation facilities. Initiates, researches and proposes necessary changes to the traffic management system for cost effectiveness and mission requirements. Supervises customs officers and reviews customs procedures in overseas theaters. Prepares, consolidates and reviews technical, personnel and administrative reports and forms covering transportation matters (e.g., unit movement, personal property, passenger travel, freight/cargo and materiel movement reports). Checks, reviews and consolidates movement requirements; ensures appropriate transport capability and prepares movement schedules. Assist in planning transportation requirements for logistical support. Supervise any diversion, reconsignment or transfer of personnel, freight and materiel shipments for all modes of transportation.

MOSC 88N40. Supervise cargo documentation and movement control units for all transportation modes. Supervise freight, cargo, personal property and passenger travel at installation level. Analyzes, evaluates and proposes changes to the Defense Transportation System. Formulates and reviews documentation on technical traffic management functions. Devises and reviews movement programs for logistical support functions in a theater of operations. Serve as the transportation liaison representative between other military services, commercial agencies and host nation support elements. Advisor for the preparation of operation orders where transportation is required. Review DoD contracts and agreements with host nations. Verify the accuracy of movement control documents. Evaluate sites for depots, truck terminals, railheads, beachheads, air terminals and water ports/terminals. Determine transportation capabilities and limitations of units. Perform as staff NCO in military traffic management agencies. Monitors quality controls that ensure commercial transportation services meet contract obligations. Monitors and documents all customs discrepancies and reports them to appropriate authorities. Ensures allocation of transport capability is appropriate to accomplish each mission in a cost effective manner.

Other Requirements for Award of MOS 88N:

N / A

Additional Skill Identifiers for MOS 88N:

P5—Master Fitness Trainer.
2B—Air Assault (personnel only).
2S—Battle Staff Operations (skill level 3 and above).
4A—Reclassification Training.
5W—Jumpmaster (personnel only).
6T—Military Auditor (Reserve Component personnel only).
8P—Competitive Parachutist (skill level 2-4 personnel only).

Article Last Modified: February 26, 2011

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