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524 - Receiving & Shipping

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

PPM 524-1 Policy [pdf format]


I.              RELATED POLICIES


UCSD Policy and Procedure Manual (PPM)



Materiel Management


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.




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