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Transportation Management

The Transportation Management Unit (TMU) provides specialized services, as described in the State Administrative Manual, Section 3800 to all State agencies.  We have expert knowledge of rates and tariffs regarding the movement of all State materials in the most expeditious, economical and efficient manner.

Pursuant to the DGS' commitment to reduce energy and paperwork, we will begin eliminating letters sent via U.S. mail to communicate with internal and external stakeholders.  Instead, DGS will maintain current information on this website.
Household Goods Relocations
Additional Documents & Information
  • Freight routings on low cost carrier's and General Freight Carrier List (PDF)
  • Freight Rate Analysis Request (WORD) Per State Contracts Manual Chapter 8, Topic 5, 8.5.0, a freight comparison should be made when the weight of the shipment on your purchase exceeds 100 pounds. Click here for more information.
  • Buyers Information Guide (PDF) 
  • Estimated freight costs and rate comparisons
  • Direct service points per carrier
  • Employee relocation of household goods
  • Carrier Transportation Rate Agreements - Small parcel, air freight, office moves and general freight shipments
  • Standard Forms Online 
  • Loss and Damage Claims - Assistance in filing and collection of claims for office moves, employee household goods relocations and general freight shipments.
Training
Provide technical information to State agency procurement, accounting and shipping and receiving personnel.
  • Uniform Straight Bill of Lading (State Standard Form 254) completion
  • F.O.B. (Free On Board) Terms
  • Master billing of shipments – Saves costs by consolidating shipments
  • Shipping and Receiving
  • Employee Relocation and Entitlements for State Employees
Contact TMU

Business Hours:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Mailing Address:
Department of General Services
Procurement Division - Transportation Management
P.O. Box  989052 - MS 2-202
West Sacramento, CA 95798-9052

Phone Number
916.376.1888

Fax Number
916.375.4553

Email
transportationmanagement@dgs.ca.gov

In compliance with the Governor's Executive Order, State agencies are closed for furlough days on the first, second and third Friday of each month.