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524 - Receiving & Shipping

Section: 524-1
Effective: 12/01/1992
Supersedes: 04/05/1979
Review: TBD
Issuance Date: 12/01/1992
Issuing Office: Material Support Services

PPM 524-1 Policy [pdf format]

MATERIAL DISTRIBUTION FUNCTIONS AND SERVICES

I.              RELATED POLICIES

 

UCSD Policy and Procedure Manual (PPM)

 

520

Materiel Management

526

UCSD Storehouse

 

II.            POLICY

 

Material Distribution is a service activity providing the receipt, processing, documentation, transportation and redistribution of supplies and equipment in support of UCSD academic and research programs. Other services provided are: shipping, claims, U.S. Customs matters, receipt and delivery of hazardous materials and maintaining accountability for material received and delivered. Moving Service performs office/lab moves and uncrates/delivers large items on a recharge basis.

 

III.           PROCEDURES

 

Material Distribution is located off campus at 8655 Production Ave, San Diego, Ca. The hours of service are 7:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. and 12:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. On Holidays, there is a limited working staff to handle incoming material; however no delivery service is provided.

 

Below are the service areas and corresponding phone numbers.

 

A.            Receiving

 

Receives and processes all incoming packages from vendors and the buyouts for UCSD Storehouse. Phone Number: 536-3246

 

B.            Distribution

 

Obtains material from the Receiving area and UCSD Storehouse, delivers to University locations and obtains signatures. Picks up packages to be returned to the shipping area and the UCSD Storehouse. Phone Number: 536-3246

 

C.            Shipping

 

Processes all outgoing domestic and foreign shipments. Handles claims and U.S. Customs matters. Phone Number: 536-3248

 

D.            Moving Service

 

Performs office/lab moves and uncrates large equipment/furniture on a recharge basis. Phone Number: 536-3229