2.7.7: Provide Shipper Booking Interface

This process is responsible for providing the interface to an Intermodal Customer System to setup transportation for freight equipment. The process shall receive booking information along with the trip identification number for cross border shipments and forward the information to the 'Provide Freight Manager Interface' for processing. The fleet manager's response, which may include a request for additional information or a confirmation number, shall be forwarded to the shipper. This process shall receive information regarding the driver assigned to transport freight equipment by a commercial vehicle. Once the booking has been finalized, the freight booking information, which includes driver assignment information, is forwarded to the Intermodal Terminal and Intermodal Customer System. This process shall provide Distribution and Logistics Centers with status of freight assignments and any exceptions in terms of the pickup assignment or routing that must be taken into account.

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: