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dispatch

  1. the sending out of finished goods for distribution and sale. Such finished goods can be dispatched from STOCK or as particular customers' orders are manufactured.
  2. the selection of JOBS or batches of a product to be completed in a PRODUCTION schedule. Various dispatch rules can be used to select which particular job should be completed next from a queue of jobs awaiting completion, such as ‘first come first served’, ‘random selection’, ‘minimum processing time’ (starting with the job which has the shortest machine processing time) etc.
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When you're a dispatcher, when people call 911, they're not having a good day.
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Teamsters Airline Division and Local 284 have reached a tentative agreement with NetJets on a five-year contract for approximately 50 flight dispatchers at NetJets, the teamsters said.
In order to reveal the interdependence among these elements and the management pattern of OCC organization, we investigated Line 10 in Shanghai to learn the organization pattern and management content of UTO metro, and then we designed OCC's organization with six types of dispatcher role in the YangFang line of Beijing, represented by traffic dispatcher, environment dispatcher, power dispatcher, passenger dispatcher, vehicle dispatcher, and maintenance dispatcher, respectively.
One dispatcher would always remain in contact with the caller; a second would remain in contact with responding units.
38am, a dispatcher radioed: "The shooting appears to have stopped.
The study found dispatchers had distress reactions to about a third of potentially traumatic calls.
For the implementation of the communication dispatcher was determined Lazarus environment.
The driver was arrested for driving under the influence of intoxicants, the dispatcher said.
For example, since The Dispatcher software knows the location of all job sites, an area can be defined around each of them called a 'geo fence.
Her cell phone dropped the 911 call and when she redialed she frantically sought help from another dispatcher.
Knox County, Tennessee, emergency dispatchers "answered about 660,000 calls for help last year.
A 77-year-old male called the 911 dispatcher and asked simply, "Is it against the law to commit suicide?