Physical Object: Fleet and Freight Management Center

Freight Administration and Management

Overview

'Freight Administration and Management' manages the movement of freight from source to destination. It interfaces to intermodal customers to setup and schedule transportation and coordinates with intermodal terminals and freight consolidation stations to coordinate the shipment. It coordinates with the appropriate government agencies to expedite the movement of trucks, their drivers, and their cargo across international borders. The application monitors the status of the freight and freight equipment (container, trailer, or chassis) and monitors freight location and compares it against the planned route.

This functional object is included in the "Fleet and Freight Management Center" physical object.

This functional object is included in the following service packages:

This functional object is mapped to the following Functional View PSpecs:

Requirements

# Requirement
01 The center shall request parking management center parking reservation for commercial vehicles at rest areas.
01 The center shall collect data from the commercial vehicles carrying freight or from the freight equipment itself. Data includes container, trailer, or chassis information regarding identity, type, location, brake wear data, mileage, seal number/type, door open/close status, chassis bare/covered status, tethered/untethered status, bill of lading, and sensor status.
01 The center shall collect status of expedited clearance registration.
02 The center shall provide the interface with intermodal freight shippers to setup transportation for freight equipment. Inputs to this include information about the shipper, consignee, commodities, pick-up and drop-off locations for freight equipment. Outputs include information about the driver and commercial vehicle that will be transporting the freight.
03 The center shall coordinate the shipment of cargo using freight equipment with intermodal freight depots. Information to be coordinated includes information regarding a freight transportation booking and the assigned driver and vehicle scheduled to transport the freight along with cargo movement logs, routing information, and cargo ID.
04 The center shall track the progress of freight equipment as it moves from source to destination based on inputs from the commercial vehicles, the freight equipment, intermodal freight depots, shippers, and commercial vehicle administration centers that provide border clearance status information.
05 The center shall collect diagnostic information from freight equipment to schedule preventative and corrective maintenance.
06 The center shall notify other security functions within the center of deviations in the movement of freight equipment from its planned route.
07 The center shall support the submission of cargo manifest data to the appropriate government border inspection administration system.
08 The center shall support the registration of its vehicles, drivers, and cargo for expedited border crossings with the appropriate government border inspection administration system.
09 The center shall coordinate the response to security incidents and the sharing of security threat information involving freight equipment with other agencies including emergency management centers, intermodal freight shippers, and alerting/advisory systems.
10 The center shall provide emergency management information about a particular hazmat load including nature of the load and unloading instructions. May also include hazmat vehicle route and route update information.
11 The center shall collect the border crossing clearance status of commercial freight shipment scheduled to enter the U.S, from commercial vehicle administration systems.
12 The center shall provide traveler information center information about vehicle trips including load information, location, speed, and routing.
13 The center shall receive customized traveler information for freight users from traveler information center to indicate truck routes, permit information, truck stops, inspection stations, steep grades, high-profile vehicle advisories, etc. Information provided includes freight-related road and weather conditions, parking information, and route plans.
14 The center shall provide traveler information centers with fleet-specific traveler information preferences including area covered by fleet/driver, types of freight managed (including special restrictions), preferred routes, and other travel preferences pertaining to trip costs or tolls.
15 The center shall collect freight equipment location and status of the freight, container, or chassis equipment.
16 The center shall collect Commercial vehicle identities including licenses plate number or USDOT number, Freight Equipment (e.g., container, chassis, or trailer identification), Carrier, and Driver from commercial vehicle.
17 The center shall collect driver hours of service information from service providers.
18 The center shall collect vehicle permit information from the administration center.

Information Flows

Source Flow Destination
Border Inspection Administration Center clearance notification Fleet and Freight Management Center
Border Inspection Administration Center expedited clearance information Fleet and Freight Management Center
Border Inspection Administration Center expedited clearance status Fleet and Freight Management Center
Border Inspection Administration Center manifest receipt confirmation Fleet and Freight Management Center
Commercial Vehicle Administration Center border clearance status Fleet and Freight Management Center
Commercial Vehicle Administration Center commercial vehicle permit Fleet and Freight Management Center
Commercial Vehicle OBE commercial vehicle breach Fleet and Freight Management Center
Commercial Vehicle OBE commercial vehicle identities Fleet and Freight Management Center
Commercial Vehicle OBE commercial vehicle location data Fleet and Freight Management Center
Commercial Vehicle OBE driver log Fleet and Freight Management Center
Commercial Vehicle OBE driver to fleet request Fleet and Freight Management Center
Commercial Vehicle OBE freight equipment information Fleet and Freight Management Center
Commercial Vehicle OBE hazmat notification Fleet and Freight Management Center
Commercial Vehicle OBE on-board vehicle data Fleet and Freight Management Center
Commercial Vehicle OBE transport order status Fleet and Freight Management Center
Commercial Vehicle OBE trip log Fleet and Freight Management Center
Commercial Vehicle Service Provider Center driver log Fleet and Freight Management Center
Commercial Vehicle Service Provider Center non-compliance report Fleet and Freight Management Center
Emergency Management Center hazmat information request Fleet and Freight Management Center
Fleet and Freight Management Center expedited clearance registration Border Inspection Administration Center
Fleet and Freight Management Center manifest data Border Inspection Administration Center
Fleet and Freight Management Center container transport assignment Commercial Vehicle OBE
Fleet and Freight Management Center fleet to driver update Commercial Vehicle OBE
Fleet and Freight Management Center hazmat information Commercial Vehicle OBE
Fleet and Freight Management Center trip identification number Commercial Vehicle OBE
Fleet and Freight Management Center commercial vehicle incident notification Emergency Management Center
Fleet and Freight Management Center commercial vehicle location data Emergency Management Center
Fleet and Freight Management Center hazmat information Emergency Management Center
Fleet and Freight Management Center hazmat notification Emergency Management Center
Fleet and Freight Management Center fleet and freight alerts Fleet-Freight Manager
Fleet and Freight Management Center fleet status Fleet-Freight Manager
Fleet and Freight Management Center available truck capacity Freight Distribution and Logistics Center
Fleet and Freight Management Center booking status Freight Distribution and Logistics Center
Fleet and Freight Management Center freight transportation status Freight Distribution and Logistics Center
Fleet and Freight Management Center load appointment status Freight Distribution and Logistics Center
Fleet and Freight Management Center freight monitoring parameters Freight Equipment
Fleet and Freight Management Center available truck capacity Intermodal Customer System
Fleet and Freight Management Center booking status Intermodal Customer System
Fleet and Freight Management Center freight breach Intermodal Customer System
Fleet and Freight Management Center freight transportation status Intermodal Customer System
Fleet and Freight Management Center booking status Intermodal Terminal
Fleet and Freight Management Center container delivery request Intermodal Terminal
Fleet and Freight Management Center container pickup confirmation Intermodal Terminal
Fleet and Freight Management Center freight transportation status Intermodal Terminal
Fleet and Freight Management Center terminal reservation request Intermodal Terminal
Fleet and Freight Management Center rest area parking request Parking Management Center
Fleet and Freight Management Center cv trip request Transportation Information Center
Fleet-Freight Manager alert response Fleet and Freight Management Center
Fleet-Freight Manager fleet manager inquiry Fleet and Freight Management Center
Freight Consolidation Station container pickup request Fleet and Freight Management Center
Freight Distribution and Logistics Center freight transport payment information Fleet and Freight Management Center
Freight Distribution and Logistics Center load matching info Fleet and Freight Management Center
Freight Equipment container seal status Fleet and Freight Management Center
Freight Equipment freight equipment information Fleet and Freight Management Center
Intermodal Customer System available loads Fleet and Freight Management Center
Intermodal Customer System breach response Fleet and Freight Management Center
Intermodal Customer System freight transport booking Fleet and Freight Management Center
Intermodal Customer System freight transportation status Fleet and Freight Management Center
Intermodal Terminal container delivery confirmation Fleet and Freight Management Center
Intermodal Terminal container pickup request Fleet and Freight Management Center
Intermodal Terminal freight transportation status Fleet and Freight Management Center
Intermodal Terminal intermodal terminal status Fleet and Freight Management Center
Intermodal Terminal terminal reservation Fleet and Freight Management Center
Parking Management Center rest area parking information Fleet and Freight Management Center
Transportation Information Center parking availability Fleet and Freight Management Center
Transportation Information Center parking plan Fleet and Freight Management Center

Standards

Currently, there are no standards associated with the functional object itself though the interfaces may have standards associated with them.