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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 cities and counties add automated dispatching to their 911 communications infrastructure, there are obvious and dramatic improvements in how quickly a 911 dispatch can be sent to the fire or EMS crew designated for response," said Glenn Neal, Locution Systems' president, founder, and chief technology officer.
By combining TriTech's computer-aided dispatch system with Locution Systems' automated dispatching and fire station alerting technologies, these cities and counties will improve response times and reduce stress for dispatchers and fire/EMS responders.
According to the companies, TriTech is providing its VisiCAD Command, a multi-agency, multi-jurisdiction, computer-aided dispatch system, and Locution Systems is providing its CADVoice, an automated dispatching solution, along with a number of fire station alerting and automated fire station control devices, to the following US cities and counties: Clark County, Nevada; City of Bellevue, Washington; City of Charlotte, North Carolina; City of Fort Worth, Texas; and West Metro Fire Rescue District, Lakewood, Colorado.
DHL EXPRESS Europe has a complex dispatch need to organize the pick-up and delivery (PUD) of 1.8 billion shipments annually for clients across the world.
The original dispatch was written aboard HMS Euryalus in the aftermath of the battle.
"After evaluating the alternatives for dispatch applications, we decided for the Quintiq planning and scheduling solution", said Geert-Jan Dirven, Director Operations Process & Standards Europe of DHL Worldwide Network.
The Dispatch reported that the event, the third in a series of similar meetings, lasted more than four hours and was attended by Johnson, Ohio Secretary of State Ken Blackwell and former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore.
When the duress switch is activated, the school's video systems will automatically begin streaming live: video from the school's 64 video cameras into the police dispatch center along with an audible alarm.
"Whether it is routing software, dispatch management software or other types of software, having an integrated system reduces the possibility of duplication of efforts and creates a very efficient system," says Beers.
1999: 82 slips 16 kills Dispatch times up to 125 seconds
Azusa Hayashi, head of the secretariat of the Cabinet Office's International Peace Cooperation Headquarters, detailed the current state of preparations for the dispatch to Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi earlier in the day.