Dispatch Control File - Asset Quiz

18 Questions | Total Attempts: 18

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This quiz is to test your understanding of the Dispatch Control File.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How is ETA calculated?  
    • A. 

      Looks at the miles and speed listed and then factors in hours of service

    • B. 

      Looks to see if this is a HazMat Load

    • C. 

      Calculates by adding 2 hours to the PTA

    • D. 

      None of these are correct

  • 2. 
    By selecting to generate check call for all stops will this include empty moves?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    If you check the box to enforce driver assignments what would this mean.  
    • A. 

      Go to tractor file to update the driver

    • B. 

      Would be allowed to change driver on "the fly"

    • C. 

      It would depend on your permissions if you could change driver on 'the fly"

  • 4. 
    If check duplicate trailer assignments is checked will this block you from pre-assigning a trailer to multiple loads during the same time frame.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Where do you go to over-ride this option. 
    • A. 

      You can override this per customer

    • B. 

      You cannot override this. PTA box will pop up when load is in progress or delivered

    • C. 

      Neither is correct

  • 6. 
    I have an order that needs to be put on hold.  I do not want anyone to be able to dispatch this load.  What do I need to do?  
    • A. 

      Update order entry checking the box marked hold.

    • B. 

      Put in a reason on order entry for why this load is on hold

    • C. 

      Check box on customer screen to signify that loads for this customer are on hold

    • D. 

      On control file check box to prevent dispatch of orders on hold

    • E. 

      A,b, and c are correct

    • F. 

      A & d are correct

  • 7. 
    Load 0000987 is going from Birmingham to Houston.  The driver picking up this load just completed load 0000850 and is right outside of Birmingham in Pell City Alabama.  Two days later I want to see information about the empty move between Pell City and Birmingham. Check all that apply
    • A. 

      Search load 0000987 and look at the movements tied to that load

    • B. 

      Search load 0000850 and look at the movements tied to that load

    • C. 

      Check the Order tab of the Control File to see if we have empties tied to next load

    • D. 

      Check the Dispatch tab of the Control File to see how empties are handled

  • 8. 
    When I add messages for the driver, tractor, or trailer when will the dispatcher see them?
    • A. 

      When they preassign in order planning

    • B. 

      When they dispatch a load

    • C. 

      Both when they preassign and dispatch load

    • D. 

      None of the above only see column on planning screen that shows number of msgs

    • E. 

      A,B & C could be correct

  • 9. 
    Auto Rating can be set up Check all that apply
    • A. 

      Globally - to always override rates on loads.

    • B. 

      Per customer - if no rate is entered to check for rates

    • C. 

      Per load - if box is checked to see if any rates apply

  • 10. 
    If you check Calculate Distance in the Control File
    • A. 

      This will tell the system to always calculate/override the miles on all loads

    • B. 

      You can override this option per customer

    • C. 

      It will not override miles from recurring loads

  • 11. 
    If I check box to Enforce Bill-to this will only affect order entry?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    If I check to Enforce shipper codes that will mean that a dispatcher cannot add "on the fly" a location code?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Checking the box to Prompt for number of orders when adding turns off the duplicate button on the order entry screen?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    If I check Set BOL received that tells the system to automatically check the BOL box on all loads that we have designated in the customer file require BOL.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    If you check Generate Equipment Requirements this means you will be blocked from dispatching a load that does not have all the required equipment?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Can I override per customer whether to enforce credit limits?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The maximum number of rows used to calculate revenue/distance for find near is controlled in the Dispatch Control File?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The maintenance tab in the control file can be overridden?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False