Physical Object: Intermodal Terminal

Terminal Management

Overview

'Terminal Management' supports the operation of the roadway aspects of an intermodal terminal. The key capabilities include the ability to identify and control vehicle traffic entering and departing the facility, guide vehicles to loading and unloading points, maintain site security and monitor container integrity, provide an interface to Customs as appropriate, and acknowledge container pickup and drop-off. Other capabilities include the ability to track container locations within the facility, manage any other required assets, like truck chassis, and provide reservation services to manage congestion at busy terminals. This application also provides information to support load matching services for drayage operators.

This functional object is included in the "Intermodal Terminal" 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 facility shall send requests to traffic management centers for special treatment at traffic signals for the movement of intermodal freight from the depot area.
02 The facility shall provide status of a freight shipment; including cargo movement logs, routing information, and cargo IDís.
03 The facility shall provide transportation information centers with the status of the intermodal terminal including the current queue length/delay, current access requirements and restrictions (e.g., access restricted to appointments only).
04 The facility shall provide permission for a drayage operator to deliver a container, either to the fleet management center or to the equipped commercial vehicle through the roadside equipment.
05 The facility shall provide permission for a drayage operator to pickup a container, either to the fleet management center or to the equipped commercial vehicle through the roadside equipment.
06 The facility shall coordinate container delivery and pick up logistics including time, reservation, and truck availability, with fleet and freight management.
07 The facility shall provide container identification that can be used to associate the container with a manifest and other important data.
08 The facility shall provide container availability status to a freight distribution and logistics center.
09 The facility shall manage reservation requests for delivery and pickup times with a fleet and freight management center.

Information Flows

Source Flow Destination
Commercial Vehicle OBE commercial vehicle identities Intermodal Terminal
Commercial Vehicle OBE container transfer location request Intermodal Terminal
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
Freight Distribution and Logistics Center container availability request Intermodal Terminal
Freight Distribution and Logistics Center freight transportation status Intermodal Terminal
Freight Equipment container identification Intermodal Terminal
Freight Equipment container location Intermodal Terminal
Intermodal Terminal container transfer location Commercial Vehicle OBE
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
Intermodal Terminal container availability status Freight Distribution and Logistics Center
Intermodal Terminal intermodal terminal status Freight Distribution and Logistics Center
Intermodal Terminal container identification request Freight Equipment
Intermodal Terminal intermodal freight event information Traffic Management Center
Intermodal Terminal intermodal terminal status Transportation Information Center
Traffic Management Center intermodal freight traffic information Intermodal Terminal

Standards

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