(Revised: 10/2020)

All freight and transportation invoices must be submitted to the Department of General Services (DGS), Transportation Management Unit (TMU) for approval prior to scheduling payment through the State Controller’s Office. See SAM sections 3851, 3852, and 1200 et seq., specifying the exact rates to be applied for the services and 8422.100, for the required documents to be submitted to the DGS, Transportation Management Unit for approval.  See State Contracts Manual (SCM) Volume 2 Chapter 8, Topic 5, 8.5.0 and DGS Transportation Management website for more information


Refer to SAM section 3574.5 for applicability of sales and use taxes on transportation charges, which are separately stated on vendor invoices.

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