dispatching priority

dispatching priority

[dis′pach·iŋ prī‚är·əd·ē]
(computer science)
In a multiprogramming or multitasking environment, the priority assigned to an active (non-real time, nonforeground) task.
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If Amtrak trains, which have statutory dispatching priority over freight trains, cannot be moved efficiently through the nation s principal rail hub, then freight shipments will continue to be slowed by gridlock as well.
The DATA MATE 840 specifically enables waste fleet managers to exercise efficient control over the day-to-day operations of waste fleet vehicles, including vehicle tracking and dispatching priority, by providing immediate information to the fleet dispatcher.
The combined solution will specifically provide a comprehensive and integrated waste management service that will enable waste fleet managers to efficiently control the day-to-day operations of waste fleet vehicles, including vehicle tracking, dispatching priority, productivity analysis and vehicle preventative maintenance.