2.7.3: Manage Freight Equipment Fleet
This process shall be responsible for coordinating commercial vehicle transportation for freight equipment in response to a freight booking. This process shall make freight equipment assignments utilizing availability status information collected directly from the Freight Equipment terminator or from the Manage Freight Equipment Maintenance process. In addition, this process shall make use of location information from the Monitor Freight Equipment Route process in determining equipment assignment. Equipment assignment information shall be provided to the Manage Commercial Vehicle Fleet process. This process shall obtain and store freight equipment routes from the Manage Commercial Vehicle Fleet function. Planned freight routes shall be provided to the Monitor Freight Equipment Route process in support of in-transit route monitoring. This process shall configure the Freight Equipment sensors to monitor maintenance and operational characteristics and to determine reporting schedule (i.e. supply chain events, heartbeat signal, etc.). This process shall provide coordination of freight data with the Intermodal Terminal and the Intermodal Customer System terminators. This process shall provide equipment availability information to the Manage Freight Equipment Maintenance process in support of preventive and corrective maintenance. Specific instructions shall be provided to this process by the Freight Manager Interface. For international shipments this process shall exchange information with the Border Inspection Administration to file the appropriate data to expedite the shipment across the border.
This process is associated with the Fleet and Freight Management Center physical object.
This process is associated with the following functional objects:
This process is associated with the following data flows:
- freight_shipment_status_for_freight distribution