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Freight Services

The Distribution Management Office Camp Kinser provides Freight services for the III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base, Camp Butler, and other Department of Defense Activities aboard Okinawa. We also support Marine Forces in Korea and Japan as well as other designated USMC deployed forces with-in the Western Pacific Area

Location and Hours of Operation

Distribution Management Office Freight Section

The Freight Office is located on Camp Kinser Bldg #401 (next to the bakery). Our hours of operation are from 0730 to 1630. For after hours recall contact cellular #090-3010-0646. Freight Operations is comprised of the following sections:

Shipping Section
This section is responsible for processing all outbound cargo that is received from Packing, Processing & Preservation (PP&P), Bldg 401, Camp Kinser. All units must prepare a DD Form 1348/1149 (click here to review
DD1348-1a & DD1149 ) and have the DMO Shipping Section validate the DD Forms with a stamp of approval. Upon receipt of the stamp, the cargo will be escorted to PP&P for proper packaging, preservation, marking and unitization. Once this process is complete, cargo is forwarded to DMO for final processing and submission to the 835th Transportation Battalion, Naha Port or the 733rd Air Mobility Squadron (AMS), Kadena AB for final approval and entry into Worldwide Post System (WPS) for surface cargo and the Global Air Transportation Execution System (GATES) for air cargo. (Click here to review additional documents required when shipping hazardous material or weapons.) DD1907, Shippers Declaration, DD1387-2.

Receiving Section
This section processes all containers with multiple Marine Corps Routing Unit Codes (RUC), and provides island- wide distribution and in-transit visibility (ITV) using the Automated Manifest System (AMS).

Receiving Station
This section processes all containers with multiple Marine Corps Routing Unit Codes (RUC), and provides island- wide distribution and in-transit visibility (ITV) using the Automated Manifest System (AMS).

Tracing Section
This section provides shipping status on all inbound and outbound cargo. For status on cargo, submit tracer request to
Traces@mcbbutler.usmc.mil . the following information is required on all tracer request: Document number, Date shipped, origin of shipment, quantity, unit price, nomenclature and required delivery date (RDD).

Marine Air Clearance Authority (ACA)
Marine ACA is responsible for processing all outbound Marine Corps air cargo received from Bldg. 401, Freight Operations, Camp Kinser, and all inbound Marine Corps air cargo for island-wide distribution and ITV using AMS. Additionally, Marine ACA is responsible for preparing the Transportation Control Movement Document (TCMD) for units in a deployed status requiring cargo ITV. This process allows deployed units the ability to track all cargo from Kadena AB to the final destination using the Transportation Control Number (TCN).

Marine Liaison Naha Port
The Marine Liaison is responsible for processing all outbound Marine Corps surface cargo received from Bldg. 401, Freight Operations, Camp Kinser, and all inbound Marine Corps surface cargo for island-wide distribution and ITV using AMS. Additionally, the Marine Liaison provides support to deploying units by creating export disks from the Transportation Coordinator's Automated Information for Movements System (TCAIMS), in order to transfer data into WPS for cargo ITV.

Freight Policy Messages
Domestic Small Package Direct Delivery:

Domestic Delivery