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8417591 Stock flow management system and method  
A computer program product tangibly embodied in an information carrier includes instructions that, when executed, perform operations that modify stock levels of a storage location in a logistic...
8407096 Method for ordering groups of products  
The present invention relates to a method of sourcing orders for groups of products. The method includes arranging a plurality of products into several distinct groups of products based on a...
8407108 Warehouse management system based on pick velocity  
A method and system are disclosed for determining the locations of parts in a warehouse. The method comprises the step of generating for each part an associated designator having first and second...
8407097 Proximity transaction apparatus and methods of use thereof  
The invention is a transaction terminal configured to perform a financial transaction intermediated by an RFID bearing payment token. The financial transaction is of a general type.
8401927 Providing time-sensitive information for purchase determinations  
A method, system, and medium are provided that are directed to providing a user with time-sensitive information that is usable to determine when to purchase a product. In accordance with...
8401905 Method and system for determining the relative priority of in-process work and focusing process improvements  
A method and system tor determining the relative priority of items moving in a predefined process flow, wherein the method comprises selecting a particular item that is in a predefined process...
8400308 System and method for identifying object and releasing its security  
For identifying an object and releasing a security of the object an identification element is associated with the object and recognized by recognizing unit, a securing element is attached to an...
8401911 Display of popular, in-stock products of a merchant  
Displaying popular items that are available for sale at a merchant's physical location comprises creating a electronic document corresponding to the merchant's physical location. Then, a product...
8401930 Computerized system and method for library collection analysis  
An automated tool for analyzing inter-library loan (ILL) transactions to identify holding needs for a library. The automated tool may be used in conjunction with a bibliographic database that...
8392261 Local shopping and inventory  
Estimating product inventory comprises determining a rate of sales events for a product and an amount of time that has elapsed since a previous product availability estimate from the product. Then,...
8386323 Determining item availability  
A facility for assessing availability of an item for purchase from a merchant using a model of the availability of the item is described. The facility receives asynchronous messages identifying...
8386347 System and method for tracking the return of loaned or rented items  
A system for tracking a number of items borrowed or rented by customers includes a chute reading identification data from each item as the item is returned through the chute by the customer. Data...
8386324 Distributed management service for an auto-identification system  
An auto-identification system is described that includes a plurality of distributed auto-id nodes that are operable to track physical objects as they move through an operation of an enterprise,...
8386349 Verification of a portable consumer device in an offline environment  
A portable consumer device includes a base, and a computer readable medium on the base. The computer readable medium comprises code for an issuer verification value and a supplemental verification...
8374926 Inventory control system  
The inventory control system includes a portable controller for receiving information relating to an item to be tracked by the inventory control system. The portable controller is in communication...
8366000 Terminal, method and computer program product for interacting with a signaling tag  
A terminal for interacting with a signaling tag includes a controller capable of selecting a signaling tag and thereafter receiving a tag type from the signaling tag at least partially over an air...
8364546 Restroom convenience center  
A restroom monitoring system for monitoring attributes of fixtures within a restroom using sensors. Additional attributes are determined from the monitored attributes. Consumable usage levels are...
8364563 System and method for standardizing accounting of consumables  
According to one aspect, the system for standardizing accounting of consumables provides material lists of consumables used in particular repairs. The development of the material lists takes place...
8359248 Systems, methods, and devices for managing emergency power supply systems  
Aspects of the present disclosure generally relate to systems and methods for managing and monitoring a plurality of emergency power supply systems (EPSS's) at a facility via an emergency power...
8355950 Generating customer-specific vehicle proposals for vehicle service customers  
Methods, systems and computer program products for generating customer-specific vehicle proposals based on ongoing vehicle finance pay-off information received from a third party entity. The...
8352335 Spare part procurement method  
A method of facilitating broker mediated matching of a potential buyer of a spare part with a potential seller of the spare part, the potential seller having an inventory of spare parts for use in...
8352959 Apparatus, system, and method for non-intrusive monitoring of business events  
An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for the non-intrusive monitoring of business events on a middleware server. The steps to non-intrusively monitor business events on a middleware...
8346630 Method and apparatus to efficiently verify inventory  
A method and apparatus to efficiently verify inventory includes a process for verifying inventory in sub-sets using trigger parameters whereby priority status triggers are defined which indicate...
8346639 Authentication of a data card using a transit verification value  
Transaction processing involves receiving data from an access transaction application of a portable consumer device, wherein the received data comprises data from an access transaction data string...
8341091 Computer system for managing orders for and deliveries of goods  
A computer system may manage orders for goods from a plurality of purchasers. The computer system may receive the orders, calculate an approximate volume that the goods which are the subject of...
8340814 System and method for tracking of mail using a universal coding system  
A method of tracking trays through a delivery system. The method comprises: generating an enhanced label, the enhanced label comprising a routing code and a label unique identifier, the enhanced...
8326706 Providing logistics execution application as enterprise services  
Methods and apparatus, including systems and computer program products, for a service architecture design that provides enterprise services having logistics execution functionality at the level of...
8326708 Techniques for processing customer service transactions at customer site using mobile computing device  
Techniques are described for facilitating delivery and adjustments of customer orders at a customer delivery site. A delivery courier is assigned a mobile field computing device for facilitating...
8319607 Inventory monitoring system  
An inventory monitoring system including a data collection and transmission module and a data evaluation module. The data collection and transmission module receives data from an RFID tag and...
8321302 Inventory management system  
Methods, systems, and articles of manufacture consistent with certain aspects related to the present invention collect item information from RFID tags attached to items in an inventory, and uses...
8321286 Method and apparatus for measuring revenue performance for a lodging establishment  
Methods and apparatuses for calculating an optimal revenue total yield for both sleeping and function space in a hospitality establishment for a set of demand that includes both group and transient...
8321291 Method, system and computer readable medium for facilitating a transaction between a customer, a merchant and an associate  
A method and system for facilitating a transaction between at least one user, at least one merchant, at least one associate is provided. The method includes the steps of the associate processing...
8315923 Method of determining safety stock levels  
Methods, software products, and systems for determining safety stock levels are set forth herein. In one embodiment, a method of determining safety stock levels includes the steps: determining...
8308065 Terminal, method and computer program product for interacting with a signaling tag  
A terminal for interacting with a signaling tag includes a controller capable of selecting a signaling tag and thereafter receiving a tag type from the signaling tag at least partially over an air...
8311906 Computerized system and method for managing parts shortages  
A computerized system and method for managing parts shortages is disclosed. The computerized system and method analyzes inventory and production demand data over a period of time to whether the...
8311903 Methods and systems for evaluating the impact of migrating to a dynamic processing environment  
In an embodiment, a method of evaluating an impact on inventory levels of migrating from a pre-processing environment to a dynamic processing environment may include identifying a plurality of form...
8311905 Computerized system and method for automated demand-based parts delivery  
A computerized automated demand-based parts delivery management system and method is disclosed. Parts for use in a production facility are received at a warehouse and housed in storage inventory...
8296197 Centralized management of maintenance and materials for commercial aircraft fleets with information feedback to customer  
Turnkey maintenance of a customer's aircraft fleet is managed by a single management service provider (MSP) controlling integrated maintenance and materials services from a central operations site....
8290833 Multi-stage supply chain management system with dynamic order placement  
A global supply chain management system in an environment of multiple suppliers forming supply chains for one or more buyers connected over the Internet. The system includes a global processor with...
8290816 Lottery sales systems and methodology for supporting cross-platform reporting  
A lottery sales method and related system utilizes a computing device interfaced to a printer. The device is configured to track inventory of activated instant tickets and access sales reporting...
8289163 Signal line structure for a radio-frequency identification system  
The invention provides one or more signal line structures that produce an electromagnetic field having a magnitude of at least an interrogation threshold of a radio frequency identification (RFID)...
8290607 Planning method and system for optimizing stock and production plan in batch process industry  
The method provides a planning system where production plans and safety stocks are determined simultaneously, thus resulting in coupled target stock calculation and production plan. The closer the...
8285593 Identifying source material associated with food products using bill of material  
Identifying one or more source units for one or more food items may include assigning a sequence of numbers to a plurality of source units received at a processing entity and assigning a sequence...
8285573 Prioritizing orders/receipt of items between users  
In an embodiment, a computer-implemented method operating at a server system is disclosed. The server hosts and electronic procurement system. A first user purchase request to purchase an item is...
8284062 Theft deterrent device  
A theft deterrent device includes a carrier having a pivotally mounted pin and an alarm tag for receiving the pin to secure the carrier and alarm tag together when secured on an item of merchandise...
8280755 Context-specific modeling of collaborative business process  
Among other disclosure, a computer-implemented method for context-specific modeling of a collaborative business process includes receiving an identification of a collaborative business process to...
8278570 Intellectual scale with a plurality of chemical management modes and method of using the same  
In an intellectual scale and a method of using same, a plurality of chemical management modes is provided. The intellectual scale can be switched to operate under any one of these chemical...
8275665 Monitoring unit depletion in an independent real-time mass storage unit system by using an estimated tare mass of the item  
Embodiments of the present invention provide a computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer program product for estimating, refining, and using the tare mass for an item to determine and...
8271336 Increased visibility during order management in a network-based supply chain environment  
A system, method and article of manufacture are provided for a first business entity to provide a network-based supply chain framework for collaborative order management between at least a second...
8266015 Inventory sales system and method  
A computer system and method of facilitating a sale which permits inventory information to be used in connection with a technology enabled selling (TES) system to facilitate a sale. The inventory...