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dispatcher

Software that determines what pending tasks should be done next and assigns the available resources to accomplish it. It may execute other programs or generate a list for human operators to follow. See scheduler.

dispatcher

i. The person responsible for dispatching an airline flight. Dispatchers are usually ground-based personnel who exercise, with the pilot-in-command, the operational control of the flight. The duties of flight dispatchers include providing meteorological information for the flight; flight planning; arranging loading and unloading of aircraft; stocking aircraft with consumables; apron servicing; and other turn-around tasks. An aircraft dispatcher must have in his or her possession a current aircraft dispatcher certificate.
ii. A person who supervises the exits of paratroopers or the drops of loads from an aircraft.
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Our dispatchers take care of one another," Felty said.
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According to the proposal outlined by the Worcester officials, the city is offering a "shareholder" based system, meaning the city would provide dispatchers and the town would be assessed for those services.
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This interface ensures communication with the dispatcher and translates messages to simple analog or digital values.
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20] For example, important driver performance measures, such as turnover, should be criteria for dispatcher evaluations, [21] since driver attitudes toward dispatchers have been shown to influence drivers' decisions to remain with the firm.
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has acquired Claims Dispatcher software from Florida-based provider of independent insurance software PH Claims, the company said.
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