Objective Category
Freight Management: Border Crossing

The intent of this objective is to reduce travel time delay at international border crossings for freight transportation in the region.

Associated Objectives and Performance Measures

Objective Performance Measure
Decrease average crossing times at international borders by X minutes for each border in the region over Y years. Average border crossing time for freight at international borders per year.
Increase the use of electronic credentialing to X percent of weigh stations and border crossings by year Y. Percent of weigh stations and border crossings in the region that use electronic credentialing.

Associated Planning Factors and Goals

Planning Factor Goal
A. Support the economic vitality of the metropolitan area, especially by enabling global competitiveness, productivity, and efficiency; Improve the national freight network, strengthen the ability of rural communities to access national and international trade markets, and support regional economic development

Associated Service Packages

Service Package
CVO03: Electronic Clearance
CVO20: International Border Registration
CVO21: International Border Electronic Clearance
CVO22: International Border Coordination
TM23: Border Management Systems


Planning for Operations Desk Reference

Since the mapping between objectives and service packages is not always straight-forward and often situation-dependent, these mappings should only be used as a starting point. Users should do their own analysis to identify the best service packages for their region.