Among other things, the Operations Department is in charge of the technical handling of transmissions for GRTgaz Deutschland in co-operation with shippers and the neighboring network operators. The most important aspects of gas transmission include processes within the Dispatching Department and the allocation of capacities, the nomination and Single Sided Nomination process, the communication with neighboring partners, the interoperability at border crossing points and at interconnection points between marketing areas as well as the balancing group management within the market area NetConnect Germany.