Worldwide Port System


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Worldwide Port System

Automated information system to provide cargo management and accountability to water port and regional commanders while providing in-transit visibility to the Global Transportation Network. Also called WPS. See also Global Transportation Network.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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Legend AALPS = Automated Air Load Planning System AD AC G = Arrival/dep arture airfield control group BCS3 = Battle Command Sustainment Support System HAZMAT = Hazardous materials IGC = Integrated Data Environment/Global Transportation Network Convergence OEF = Operation Enduring Freedom PSA = Port support activity RF-ITV = Radio Frequency-In-Transit Visibility SMS = Army Strategic Management System TC-AIMS 1 = Transportation Coordinators' Automated Information for Movements System II WPS = Worldwide Port System By LIEUTENANT COLONEL LILLARD EVANS, MAJOR KEVIN M.
Traffic Management is responsible for the receipt, documentation and in-transit visibility of cargo utilizing the Worldwide Port System (WPS).
According to Navy captain Ed Horres, MTMC's Director of Global Distribution, other MTMC operational systems, such as the Worldwide Port System, will be reviewed for inclusion in STMS in the future.
The traffic/cargo management section is responsible for the documentation and management of cargo using the Worldwide Port System (WPS).
The other category, traffic management, is the documentation and management of cargo, and using the Worldwide Port System (WPS) in the conduct of that function.
The CAISI system then wirelessly transmits the data back to the Worldwide Port System (WPS) database at the port's terminal management directorate (TMD) office.
Representatives from major transportation systems such as Global Freight Management (GFM), Freight Acquisition Shipping Tool (FAST), Worldwide Port System (WPS), Cargo Movement Operating System (CMOS), Battle Command Sustainment Support System (BCS3), Distribution Standard System (DSS), Integrated Booking System (IBS), and Transportation Coordinators Automated Information for Movement Systems (TC-AIMS) also provided informative demonstrations showcasing each system's capabilities.
Systems demonstrations showcasing Battle Command Sustainment Support System, Single Mobility System, Radio Frequency Identification, Worldwide Port System, Transportation Coordinators Automated Information for Movements Systems II and Global Transportation Network were also available for viewing.
The group participated in classroom refresher training in ship loading and stowage, Integrated Computerized Deployment System (ICODES), Worldwide Port System (WPS), and Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tag writing and reading," Rivera said.
The winning selections were based on data obtained from the Worldwide Port System, and review of the shippers' performance by the documentation branch, SDDC operations center.
"The information was then entered into the Worldwide Port System, where commanders had visibility of these resources in the delivery process."
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