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Resource | Instructions

Refresher on FNS Instruction 709-5: Shipment and Receipt of USDA Foods

This webinar provides USDA Foods recipients, USDA FNS regional offices, and state agencies a refresher on the FNS Instruction 709-5: Shipment and Receipt of USDA Foods. The webinar highlights the five key areas involved with the shipment and receipt of USDA Foods: arranging shipment and delivery, guidance on inspecting the shipment, accepting and receipting the shipment, unloading the shipment, and disposition and replacement of USDA Foods. In addition, E-invoicing in WBSCM and filing complaints is covered.

Resource | Forms

FNS-57: Report of Shipment Received Over, Short and/or Damaged

Form FNS-57 is used by consignees to report overages and shortages in a shipment and commodities damaged in transit.

FNS-57