and the on-hand number should match. See figure 14-8. If differences exist in the onhand quantity, locations, or other stock record data, reconcile such differences by the procedures outlined in NAVSUP P-485.
Figure 14-8.Posting inventory to stock records.
Without stock record cards, it would be impossible to maintain adequate stocks of material necessary for the operation of the medical department of a ship. Procurement of stock must be based on the information contained on the stock record cards.
The two stock record cards most commonly used in recording usage data are the Stock Record Card, Afloat, NAVSUP 1114, and the Stock Record Card, NAVSUP 766. Maintain stock records for all items of stocked material.
The preprinted captions appearing on the top line and at the bottom of the card are identical and most are familiar and self-explanatory. Additional information on some of the top and second line data elements may help you to understand the captions and the source and use of the data shown.
M/CThe material control code is a single alphabetic character assigned by the inventory control manager to segregate items into more manageable grouping of fast-, medium-, or slowmoving items or to relate to field activities special reporting and control requirements. This is a firstline entry and is mandatory for repairable items.
APL/AEL no.Allowance Parts List/Allowance Equipage List number for repair parts and equipment-related consumable items. If the Integrated Stock List (ISL) indicated that more than one AEL or APL applies to the same item, enter the letter M instead of the AEL/APL number. Enter General Use or GUCL for nonequipment-related consumable.
LOCATIONEach location in which the item is stored.
HL, LL, SLHigh limit, low limit, and safety level quantities are computed in accordance with NAVSUP P-485 and recorded here.