The Personally Procured Move Program
The Personally Procured Move (PPM) program allows certain government employees who are authorized to ship household goods at government expense to arrange for the transportation of their own household goods. The employee is paid a percentage of what the government would have paid to arrange the shipping. The advantage for the employee occurs when they can move their goods cheaply, since the government will pay the same amount regardless of how much the employee spends on the move. It is possible, with careful planning, to make a nice profit.
The PPM process follows these basic steps: