Significance and Use
It is the intent of these principles in this practice to provide guidance for an effective and efficient system for receiving property.
These principles are applicable to any organizational structure or any position having the responsibility for receiving tangible property on behalf of their entity.
1.1 This practice covers the process for verifying, recording, and reporting receipt of tangible personal property (that is, equipment, supplies, and material).
1.2 Entities use a variety of means to document the receipt of property. This practice details the fundamental concepts of the receiving process.
1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
E2135 Terminology for Property and Asset Management
equipment; incoming inspection; inspection; receipt; receiving; receiving report; tangible property;
ICS Number Code 03.160 (Law. Administration)
ASTM International is a member of CrossRef.
Citing ASTM Standards
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