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Receiving ProceduresShipping Procedures

The primary responsibility of Central Receiving is to receive, distribute, and ship material for The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) Community. As a clearinghouse for merchandise acquired by Procurement Services, Central Receiving ensures merchandise delivery that is as quick and damage-free as possible. Central Receiving also processes outgoing shipments in the most expedient and cost effective manner.

Central Receiving performs the following functions:

  • Receives all parcels and packages shipped to the University
  • Delivers (daily) parcels and packages to respective individuals and departments
  • Processes and dispatch all outgoing shipments
  • Provides temporary and long-term storage of durable and expendable goods
  • Requisitioning, receipt, and safeguarding of industrial gases and alcohol products
  • Coordinates with auction agency for disposal/sale of surplus property

Central Receiving is located in the Central Receiving Building on John Wright Drive.

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