in-transit visibility


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in-transit visibility

The ability to track the identity, status, and location of Department of Defense units, and non-unit cargo (excluding bulk petroleum, oil, and lubricants) and passengers; patients; and personal property from origin to consignee or destination across the range of military operations. Also called ITV. See also Global Transportation Network; total asset visibility.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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Convoys are visible in the common operational picture in BCS3, and the in-transit visibility information sent from LOGFED can be published to the Battle Command Server so other Army battle command systems, such as Command Post of the Future and Command Web, can subscribe to them and see the convoys in their common operational picture.
EXHIBIT 5 What Can Real-Time In-Transit Visibility Really Deliver?
Most recently, Pegasus TransTech introduced TRANSFLO Load Track, a GPS in-transit visibility solution that enables carriers, brokers and shippers to track shipments via smartphone and tablet devices.
Such tools that provide in-transit visibility are now available from the Product Manager, Joint-Automatic Identification Technology, part of the of the Army's Program Executive Office, Enterprise Information Systems' Project Manager, Defense Communications and Army Transmission Systems.
Their efforts support SDDC's goal of providing in-transit visibility and total asset visibility on AA&E shipments and other sensitive or classified cargo.
* Access federated applications, such as in-transit visibility (ITV), CIA [Central Intelligence Agency] World Factbook, and Port and Airfield Collaborative Environment (PACE).
AV also gets up-to-the-minute data feeds from the global radio frequency in-transit visibility server for all cargo with radio frequency identification (RFID) tags moving through transportation channels.
These services are envisioned to include marshalling, parking, loading/ unloading, in-transit visibility, and managing advanced notification to the proper command and control agencies.
The ST-694 will provide a new cost-effective solution to a growing market demanding new capabilities for both spot-level and ongoing in-transit visibility of their shipments and mobile supply chain assets, such as transport vehicles, container shipments or large and valuable equipment.
Advance notification of shipments does not always occur, and, for those shipments that DTS does track, there is no reliable reporting system to provide complete in-transit visibility to the foreign military sales customer.
The integrated solution will meet growing demands of the defense industry to improve the end-to-end, in-transit visibility and delivery of consignments in less time and at reduced costs across increasingly extended supply chains.
Active RFID tags contain transportation information and support in-transit visibility.