Reporting. Slates will be reported on a monthly basis calculated to ensure its arrival at DESC on or before the
10 calendar day of each month, IAW the Bulk Petroleum Slate RCS DLA(M) 1881-(DESC). Detailed procedures
for reporting slates are contained in DOD 4140, Volume V, Appendix A27.
Bulk Requirements Report - Reflects the type of product required, by
quantity, during a specific period, at a specific location, and by a
specific delivery method. At least one card for each month is prepared. Up
to four types of product or four locations can be put on each card. There
will always be at least five bulk requirements cards prepared with each
PART D. DELIVERY REQUIREMENTS
The delivery requirements for each ocean terminal will be by product code for each of the months reported. Each
months requirement may be further refined by requesting delivery during: (1) the first through the tenth of the
month; (2) the 11 thru the 20 of the month; (3) the 21 thru the end of the month. These refinements should
only be used if delivery is required in a specific period of the month. Due to the many variables involved in
resupply of bulk fuel by ocean tankers, the quantities and times of deliveries may not always match the slate. Any
requirement that that has priority for firm delivery of quantity or date, must be highlighted by footnotes to the slate
PART E. REQUIREMENT BALANCES
Some variations can be expected between the
quantity slated and the quantity actually delivered during a calendar month
by tankers with DESC cargo number designations.
The quantity on the tanker may not equal the quantity requested on the
difference between ordered and received is reported as a
"PLUS, MINUS, or ZERO", in cc 20-67.
If the quantity delivered is less then the quantity slated, the requirements
balance would be a MINUS.
If the quantity delivered is greater than the quantity slated, the
If the quantity delivered is the same as slated, the requirements
balance would be a ZERO.
If a MINUS quantity is reflected then the slating activity considers
that negative quantity to be a requirement. DESC will schedule and no
further action needs to be taken.
Storage must be available to accept the product.
(7) If storage is not available, the
requirements balance on the
slate must be adjusted to meet the storage
and an explanation in the
footnotes is required.
If a PLUS quantity is reflected then DESC will count that plus quantity
as already having been delivered against the next slated requirement for
(9)If the quantity delivered equals the quantity slated, the
requirements balance would be ZERO.
The following is an example of the requirements balance.
Terminal X (JP4)