The Logistics Support Department
offers centralized receipt, inspection, delivery services and operates a Central
Supply and Maintenance Warehouse, and Property Accountability.
The Transportation Section provides complete mail delivery, courier services, packaging/shipping
operations and relocation coordination.
The Receiving Section is responsible for the receipt, inspection, and processing
of inbound freight. After processing, material is routed to Central Supply/ Maintenance
Supply Warehouse or to the enduser as appropriate.
The Delivery Section make daily delivery of most inbound freight and all supplies
requisitioned from the Central Supply Warehouse.
Central Supply and Maintenance Supply Warehouse
The Central Supply Warehouse maintains an inventory of expendable items that are
routinely used throughout the NCI at Frederick. Items stocked include general laboratory
supplies, animal supplies, dry ice, compressed gases, liquid nitrogen and tax-free
alcohol. The Maintenance Supply Warehouse provides supplies and material routinely
used for renovations and general repair of existing building and equipment by personnel
in the various shops of Facilities Maintenance and Engineering.
Services provided by the Mail Room and Transportation Section include pick up, sorting
and delivery of incoming U.S. Postal Service mail as well as pick up, sorting and
delivery of interoffice mail. The section also offers daily courier service to and
from NCI/NIH Bethesda, schedules commercial courier services as needed, coordinates
clearance of incoming material through U.S. Customs, prepares air freight and United
Parcel Service outbound shipments, arranges for outbound animal shipments, and arranges
for new employee relocations.
The Property Accountability
Section has the primary responsibility for all personal property management
support for the NCI at Frederick. This program encompasses a wide range of functions
such as accountability, inventory management, property disposal, surplus, and property
sales, as well as acquiring accountable property from other institutes and agencies.