CVO11-Freight Drayage Optimization
This service package covers the information exchanges between all intermodal parties to provide current drayage truck load matching and container availability and appointment scheduling at railroad and steamship line terminals. It includes a link from drivers and freight management systems dispatchers to an intermodal terminal reservation system and integrates an appointment function with Terminal Queue Status and Load Matching. The service package provides information to the dispatcher and driver concerning the availability status for pickup of a container at an intermodal terminal. It also provides drivers and dispatchers with both intermodal terminal queue length, and estimated time from the back of the queue to the gate.