PROGRAM OVERVIEW. Electronic Freight Management Initiative U.S. Department of Transportation & Industry Partners. UN/CEFACT Symposium on Single Window Standards and Interoperability Geneva, Switzerland May 4, 2006. U.S. Department of Transportation & Industry Partners.
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Electronic Freight Management Initiative
U.S. Department of Transportation &
UN/CEFACT Symposium on Single Window Standards and Interoperability
May 4, 2006
U.S. Department of Transportation & Industry Partners
Commercial transaction (Order) initiated
Example is shown for Limited Brands’ test supply chain
Distribution CenterSupply Chain Focus for Key Standards Development and Implementation Org’s.
BOL # 1
Split Shpt ID
Consolidated Shpt ID
BOL # 2
Examples of Identifiers used in baseline business process
Adopt WCO’s Unique Consignment Reference (UCR)
UCR maintained throughout the end-to-end supply chain
Manufacturer creates UCR
Anticipated scenario in EFM Demonstration Test
WCO UCR Recommendations
The “Freight Information Highway” (FIH) defines a freight transportation network using web services and a Service-Oriented Architecture framework.
Portions already successfully tested in two previous tests
Time = 0
Mean duration of the Limited Brand’s test supply chain
Shipment awaiting information exchanges to take place
Percent of 160
Shipment awaiting physical state change, such as shipment consolidation
Shipment is in movement
Data are based on preliminary qualitative findings collected during baseline activities along the target supply chain.