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Table of Contents
Subchapter B-Personal Property
Subchapter C-Real Property
Subchapter E-Travel Management
Subchapter G-Administrative Programs
FMR & Related Files
FPMR & Related Files
Federal Travel Regulation
Part 102-117—Transportation Management
102-117.5— What is transportation management?
102-117.10— What is the scope of this part?
102-117.15— To whom does this part apply?
102-117.20— Are any agencies exempt from this part?
102-117.25— What definitions apply to this part?
Subpart B—Acquiring Transportation or Related Services
102-117.30— What choices do I have when acquiring transportation or related services?
102-117.35— What are the advantages and disadvantages of using GSA’s tender of service?
102-117.40— When is it advantageous for me to use another agency’s contract or rate tender for transportation services?
102-117.45— What other factors must I consider when using another agency’s contract or rate tender?
102-117.50— What are the advantages and disadvantages of contracting directly with a TSP under the FAR?
102-117.55— What are the advantages and disadvantages of using a rate tender?
102-117.60— What is the importance of terms and conditions in a rate tender or other transportation document?
102-117.65— What terms and conditions must all rate tenders or contracts include?
102-117.70— Where do I find more information on terms and conditions?
102-117.75— How do I reference the rate tender on transportation documents?
102-117.80— How are rate tenders filed?
102-117.85— What is the difference between a Government bill of lading (GBL) and a bill of lading?
102-117.90— May I use U.S. Government bill of lading (GBL) to acquire freight, household goods or other related transportation services?
102-117.95— What transportation documents must I use to acquire freight, household goods or other transportation services?
Subpart C—Business Rules to Consider Before Shipping Freight or Household Goods
102-117.100— What business rules must I consider before acquiring transportation or related services?
102-117.105— What does best value mean when routing a shipment?
102-117.110— What is satisfactory service?
102-117.115— How do I calculate total delivery costs?
102-117.120— To what extent must I equally distribute orders for transportation and related services among TSPs?
102-117.125— How detailed must I describe property for shipment when communicating to a TSP?
102-117.130— Must I select TSPs who use alternative fuels?
Subpart D—Restrictions That Affect International Transportation of Freight and Household Goods
102-117.135— What are the international transportation restrictions?
102-117.140— What is cargo preference?
102-117.145— What are coastwise laws?
102-117.150— What do I need to know about coastwise laws?
102-117.155— Where do I go for further information about coastwise laws?
Subpart E—Shipping Freight
102-117.160— What is freight?
102-117.165— What shipping process must I use for freight?
102-117.170— What reference materials are available to ship freight?
102-117.175— What factors do I consider to determine the mode of transportation?
102-117.180— What transportation documents must I use to ship freight?
102-117.185— Where must I send a copy of the transportation documents?
102-117.190— Where do I file a claim for loss or damage to property?
102-117.195— Are there time limits affecting filing of a claim?
Subpart F—Shipping Hazardous Material (HAZMAT)
102-117.200— What is HAZMAT?
102-117.205— What are the restrictions for transporting HAZMAT?
102-117.210— Where can I get guidance on transporting HAZMAT?
Subpart G—Shipping Household Goods
102-117.215— What are household goods (HHG)?
102-117.220— What choices do I have to ship HHG?
102-117.225— What is the difference between a contract or a rate tender and a commuted rate system?
102-117.230— Must I compare costs between a contract or a rate tender and the commuted rate system before choosing which method to use?
102-117.235— How do I get a cost comparison?
102-117.240— What is my agency’s financial responsibility to an employee who chooses to move all or part of his/her HHG under the commuted rate system?
102-117.245— What is my responsibility in providing guidance to an employee who wishes to use the commuted rate system?
102-117.250— What are my responsibilities after shipping the household goods?
102-117.255— What actions may I take if the TSP’s performance is not satisfactory?
102-117.260— What are my responsibilities to employees regarding the TSP’s liability for loss or damage claims?
102-117.265— Are there time limits that affect filing a claim with a TSP for loss or damage?
Subpart H—Performance Measures
102-117.270— What are agency performance measures for transportation?
Subpart I—Transportation Service Provider (TSP) Performance
102-117.275— What performance must I expect from a TSP?
102-117.280— What aspects of the TSP’s performance are important to measure?
102-117.285— What are my choices if a TSP’s performance is not satisfactory?
102-117.290— What is the difference between temporary nonuse, suspension and debarment?
102-117.295— Who makes the decisions on temporary nonuse, suspension and debarment?
102-117.300— Do the decisions on temporary nonuse, suspension, and debarment go beyond the agency?
102-117.305— Where do I go for information on the process for suspending or debarring a TSP?
102-117.310— What records must I keep on temporary nonuse, suspension or debarment of a TSP?
102-117.315— Whom must I notify on suspension or debarment of a TSP?
Subpart J—Representation Before Regulatory Body Proceedings
102-117.320— What is a transportation regulatory body proceeding?
102-117.325— May my agency appear on its own behalf before a transportation regulatory body proceeding?
102-117.330— When, or under what circumstances, would GSA delegate authority to an agency to appear on its own behalf before a transportation regulatory body proceeding?
102-117.335— How does my agency ask for a delegation to represent itself in a regulatory body proceeding?
102-117.340— What other types of assistance may GSA provide agencies in dealing with regulatory bodies?
Subpart K—Transportation Reporting
102-117.345— What is the Federal Interagency Transportation System (FITS)?
102-117.350— Do I have to report?
102-117.355— Why should I report?
102-117.356— What information should I report?
102-117.360— How do I submit information to GSA through FITS?
Subpart L—Governmentwide Transportation Policy Council (GTPC)
102-117.361— What is the Governmentwide Transportation Policy Council (GTPC)?
102-117.362— Where can I get more information about the GTPC?
Subpart M—Recommendations for Authorization and Qualifications to Acquire Transportation Using a Rate Tender
102-117.365— What are the responsibilities of a Transportation Officer?
102-117.370— Should I have a Transportation Officer warrant to acquire transportation services using a rate tender?
102-117.375— Are there instances where a Transportation Officer warrant is not necessary to acquire transportation services?
102-117.380— What should be contained in a Transportation Officer warrant to acquire transportation services?
102-117.385— Is there a standard format for a Transportation Officer warrant?
102-117.390— What are the recommended Transportation Officer training and/or experience levels?
102-117.395— Should I continue my training to maintain my warrant?
102-117.400— How should my warrant be documented?
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Also of Interest:
Subchapter D -- Transportation, FMR