Facilitating and accelerating progress by the removal of obstacles. Editor's Note: This is an important part of a project manager's job, especially in Procurement Management. [D02742] Webster
Determining where an in-transit shipment is and attempting to speed up its delivery.
The 'rushing' or 'chasing' of production or purchase orders which are needed in less than the normal lead time.
Notifying a carrier that a shipment is urgent, and you would like to have it rushed to destination as quickly as possible.
Processing of RUSH orders which are needed in less than normal lead-time. The follow-up activity for orders which are overdue. Checking on important orders to determine status and progress, even though those orders may not be scheduled to ship for some time.
to accelerate transportation. Expedited freight service is usually faster than normal service.
To accelerate a process. Expedited freight service is usually superior to normal service. Dispatching less than truck load quantities on a single truck for quick delivery is an example of expedited service. Such service frequently necessitates payment of "exclusive use of vehicle" freight charges.
Following up on orders placed to insure timely shipment and delivery. Requires advanced communications with shippers and carriers.
Moving shipments through regular channels at an accelerated rate.
Determining where a shipment is in transit and attempting to speed up its delivery.