DD Form 1659 "Application for U.S. Government Shipping Documentation/Instructions"

What Is DD Form 1659?

This is a form that was released by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) on September 1, 2007. The form, often mistakenly referred to as the DA Form 1659 "Financial Liability Investigation of Property Loss Register", is a military form used by and within the U.S. Army. As of today, no separate instructions for the form are provided by the DoD.

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TYPE OF APPLICATION (X all that apply)
APPLICATION FOR U.S. GOVERNMENT
Form Approved
GOVERNMENT BILL(S) OF LADING
SHIPPING DOCUMENTATION/INSTRUCTIONS
OMB No. 0704-0250
DOMESTIC ROUTE ORDER
Expires Jul 31, 2009
(See Instructions and Legend on back before completion)
EXPORT OR FMS SHIPMENT
The public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 15 minutes per response, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering
and maintaining the data needed, and completing and reviewing the collection of information. Send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information,
including suggestions for reducing the burden, to the Department of Defense, Executive Services Directorate, Information Management Division, 1155 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-1155
(0704-0250). Respondents should be aware that notwithstanding any other provision of law, no person shall be subject to any penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information if it does not
display a currently valid OMB control number.
PLEASE DO NOT RETURN YOUR COMPLETED FORM TO THE ABOVE ORGANIZATION. SEND YOUR COMPLETED FORM TO THE APPROPRIATE
TRANSPORTATION OFFICE.
2. AGENCY ID NO.
4. FROM (Name and Address of Contractor) (Include
1. TO (Name and Address of Transportation Officer
ZIP Code)
providing shipping instructions) (Include ZIP Code)
3. CONTRACTOR'S
APPLICATION NO.
6. SPLC (Destination)
5. DESTINATION (Name and Address) (Include ZIP Code)
8. ORIGIN (Name and Address) (Include ZIP Code)
7. SPLC (Origin)
10. DODAAC
9. CONSIGNEE (Name and Address) (Include ZIP Code)
12. SHIPPER (Name and Address) (Include ZIP Code)
11. CAGE CODE
13. MARKS AND ANNOTATIONS
14. DATE SHIPMENT
15. REQ. DATE AT DESTI-
16. TP
AVAILABLE
NATION
(YYYYMMDD)
(YYYYMMDD)
17. IF CARLOAD OR TRUCKLOAD, INDICATE TYPE AND SIZE
18. SPECIAL ROUTING CONDITIONS
REQUIRED FOR EACH
19. RAIL CARRIER SERVING
c. PRIVATE SIDING (X if applicable or indicate nearest point of delivery)
a. CONSIGNOR
SCAC
SPLC
b. CONSIGNEE
SCAC
SPLC
20. HAZARDOUS MATERIALS (X and complete as applicable)
INITIALS
b. THIS SHIPMENT CONTAINS HAZARDOUS MATERIAL.
a. THIS SHIPMENT DOES NOT CONTAIN
HAZARDOUS MATERIAL.
(1) PSN
(2) UN/NA No.
21. CONTAINER AND COMMODITY DATA
UNITS
DESCRIPTION OF COMMODITY
WT. PER
CUBE PER
PKG/COS
CONTRACT
PER
(NSN No., Freight classification including UFC/NMFC Item No.)
PKG/COS
PKG/COS
c.
ITEM NO.
PKG/COS
(For all package sizes show dimensions in INCHES.)
(Pounds)
(Feet)
a.
b.
(1) NO.
(2) TYPE
d.
e.
f.
0
0
0
g. TOTALS
22. CONTRACT (PII) NUMBER
23. FOB CONTRACT TERMS
24. FOB POINT (City and State)
25. REQUESTER
a. TYPED OR PRINTED NAME (Last, First,
b. TELEPHONE NO./EXTEN-
c. SIGNATURE
d. DATE SIGNED
Middle Initial)
SION (Include Area Code)
(YYYYMMDD)
DD FORM 1659, SEP 2007
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PREVIOUS EDITION MAY BE USED.
LOCAL REPRODUCTION AUTHORIZED.
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TYPE OF APPLICATION (X all that apply)
APPLICATION FOR U.S. GOVERNMENT
Form Approved
GOVERNMENT BILL(S) OF LADING
SHIPPING DOCUMENTATION/INSTRUCTIONS
OMB No. 0704-0250
DOMESTIC ROUTE ORDER
Expires Jul 31, 2009
(See Instructions and Legend on back before completion)
EXPORT OR FMS SHIPMENT
The public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 15 minutes per response, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering
and maintaining the data needed, and completing and reviewing the collection of information. Send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information,
including suggestions for reducing the burden, to the Department of Defense, Executive Services Directorate, Information Management Division, 1155 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-1155
(0704-0250). Respondents should be aware that notwithstanding any other provision of law, no person shall be subject to any penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information if it does not
display a currently valid OMB control number.
PLEASE DO NOT RETURN YOUR COMPLETED FORM TO THE ABOVE ORGANIZATION. SEND YOUR COMPLETED FORM TO THE APPROPRIATE
TRANSPORTATION OFFICE.
2. AGENCY ID NO.
4. FROM (Name and Address of Contractor) (Include
1. TO (Name and Address of Transportation Officer
ZIP Code)
providing shipping instructions) (Include ZIP Code)
3. CONTRACTOR'S
APPLICATION NO.
6. SPLC (Destination)
5. DESTINATION (Name and Address) (Include ZIP Code)
8. ORIGIN (Name and Address) (Include ZIP Code)
7. SPLC (Origin)
10. DODAAC
9. CONSIGNEE (Name and Address) (Include ZIP Code)
12. SHIPPER (Name and Address) (Include ZIP Code)
11. CAGE CODE
13. MARKS AND ANNOTATIONS
14. DATE SHIPMENT
15. REQ. DATE AT DESTI-
16. TP
AVAILABLE
NATION
(YYYYMMDD)
(YYYYMMDD)
17. IF CARLOAD OR TRUCKLOAD, INDICATE TYPE AND SIZE
18. SPECIAL ROUTING CONDITIONS
REQUIRED FOR EACH
19. RAIL CARRIER SERVING
c. PRIVATE SIDING (X if applicable or indicate nearest point of delivery)
a. CONSIGNOR
SCAC
SPLC
b. CONSIGNEE
SCAC
SPLC
20. HAZARDOUS MATERIALS (X and complete as applicable)
INITIALS
b. THIS SHIPMENT CONTAINS HAZARDOUS MATERIAL.
a. THIS SHIPMENT DOES NOT CONTAIN
HAZARDOUS MATERIAL.
(1) PSN
(2) UN/NA No.
21. CONTAINER AND COMMODITY DATA
UNITS
DESCRIPTION OF COMMODITY
WT. PER
CUBE PER
PKG/COS
CONTRACT
PER
(NSN No., Freight classification including UFC/NMFC Item No.)
PKG/COS
PKG/COS
c.
ITEM NO.
PKG/COS
(For all package sizes show dimensions in INCHES.)
(Pounds)
(Feet)
a.
b.
(1) NO.
(2) TYPE
d.
e.
f.
0
0
0
g. TOTALS
22. CONTRACT (PII) NUMBER
23. FOB CONTRACT TERMS
24. FOB POINT (City and State)
25. REQUESTER
a. TYPED OR PRINTED NAME (Last, First,
b. TELEPHONE NO./EXTEN-
c. SIGNATURE
d. DATE SIGNED
Middle Initial)
SION (Include Area Code)
(YYYYMMDD)
DD FORM 1659, SEP 2007
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PREVIOUS EDITION MAY BE USED.
LOCAL REPRODUCTION AUTHORIZED.
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26. REMARKS
To be completed by Transportation Officer
27. CARRIER(S) OR ROUTING(S)
28. TARIFF OR TENDER NO.
29. ROUTE ORDER/RELEASE NO.
AND DATE
30. TRANSPORTATION FUNDS
31. FREIGHT RATE SPECIALIST
a. SIGNATURE
b. TELEPHONE NO. (Include
c. DATE SIGNED (YYYYMMDD)
Area Code)
LEGEND
Contractor and Government Entity
Issue Priority Group
Transportation Priority
CAGE
IPG
TP
Continental United States
National Stock Number
United Nations/North America
CONUS
NSN
UN/NA
Containers
Procurement Instrument Identification
Uniform Freight Classification/
COS
PII
UFC/NMFC
DoD Activity Address Code
Point of Embarkation
National Motor Freight
DODAAC
POE
Free Alongside
Proper Shipping Name
Classification
FAS
PSN
Foreign Military Sales
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
FMS
SCAC
Free On Board
Standard Point Location Code
FOB
SPLC
INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETION OF DD FORM 1659
GENERAL.
This form will be used to obtain: (a) Government Bills of Lading under
to the Transportation Office of the contract administration office.
FOB origin contracts, (b) a Domestic Route Order under FOB origin
Applications must be submitted 15 days in advance for FMS shipments.
contracts, (c) an Export Traffic Release regardless of FOB terms, or
(d) FMS shipment instructions, in compliance with DoD regulations
To avoid excess cost, do not order or load carrier's equipment until
and procedures. Prepare separate forms for each contract/purchase
routing instructions are received.
order or destination.
Export shipments require marking in accordance with MIL-STD-129,
To ensure that shipments are accomplished in accordance with
"Marking for Shipment and Storage." Markings should not be applied
contract delivery schedule, application(s) should be submitted in
until complete and accurate shipment information has been provided by
duplicate, at least 10 days in advance of actual shipping date,
the Transportation Office.
Items 1, 3, 4, 24, 25, and 27 through 31 are self-explanatory.
15. Enter a date only when specific instructions indicate the shipment
must be delivered on or before that date.
2. Leave blank. The transportation office will complete if necessary.
16. Indicate the TP or the IPG for the shipment as stated in the contract
5. Enter the city, town or point, state and ZIP Code, according to the
or shipping instructions. If not available, leave blank.
shipping mode when the destination is located in CONUS. Show the
address found in the contract if the destination is overseas. Identify a
17. Enter type and size of equipment needed to accommodate a full load.
water terminal only when the contract terms are FOB/FAS Port.
18. Enter any special handling or protective instructions required for
6. Specify the SPLC, if known, for the CONUS destination shown in
hazardous, sensitive, or classified material, temperature limitatons,
Item 5. Leave blank for overseas destinations.
fragility, etc. FOR TRANSPORTATION OFFICES: Add transit
information for a route order request, if appropriate.
7. Enter the SPLC for the origin point in Item 8.
19. Show the rail carrier including the SCAC serving the origin point.
8. Designate the actual location where shipment will be tendered to a
FOR TRANSPORTATION OFFICES: Complete consignee information
carrier.
when applicable.
9. Enter the name and address of the ultimate consignee shown in the
20. The appropriate statement MUST be marked. If shipment contains
contract. Do not show a POE.
hazardous material, enter PSN in accordance with 49 CFR, Section
172.101 and UN/NA number(s).
10. Record the 6-digit DoDAAC assigned to the ultimate consignee as
found in the contract. The DoDAAC should be identical to the one
21. Enter data as described. Totals in line g. must describe entire
which will be recorded in Item 13, DD Form 250.
shipment. Include unit of packaging in column b.; e.g., "30/COS." Be
sure to state dimensions in INCHES.
11. Annotate the CAGE Code assigned to the actual shipper. Show
the CAGE Code for a packaging facility if the shipment will be tendered
22. Enter the PII number. Specify also the delivery order number when
at that location.
added to the basic contract or the shipping authority when different than
the contract.
12. Enter the name of the actual shipper, prime or subcontractor as
appropriate, and address if different from Item 8.
23. Indicate the FOB term (origin, destination, etc.) as stated in the
contract.
13. Identify data shown in the contract which affects marking,
transportation, delivery, and export of packages or shipping containers.
26. Record necessary data not otherwise shown. If the application
covers multiple shipments, specify the number of the shipments, total
14. Specify the earliest date your shipment can be tendered to a
weight and cube for each shipment, transportation priority, and dates
carrier.
shipments will be available.
DD FORM 1659 (BACK), SEP 2007
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