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8260691 Method for determining optimal inventory lot sizes  
A novel method of optimizing an inventory lot size at least includes: a) determining fixed and variable costs associated with a given lot size; b) determining a sale price associated with the given...
8252353 Custom food product preparation apparatus  
Custom food product methods and apparatus are provided that allow customers to participate in the preparation of food products as a part of the dining experience. A method of preparing a custom...
8249954 Third-party certification using enhanced claim validation  
Third party certification using enhanced claim validation, in which identification information uniquely identifying an item that has moved through a node in a supply chain is received and event...
8249956 Inventory variance detection modeling  
A system of inventory variance detection modeling is described. The system comprises a server computer, a processor, a memory, and an application stored in the memory that, when executed by the...
8249917 Load balancing for a fulfillment network  
A load balancing system for a merchandise fulfillment network is described. The load balancing system employs PID (Proportional, Integral, Derivative) load balancing functionality or other kind of...
8249952 Incorporating a repair vendor into repair planning for a supply chain  
One embodiment includes a computer-implemented system for incorporating a repair vendor into repair planning for a supply chain. The system accesses a logical representation of the supply chain and...
8244587 Prescription verification system  
An apparatus and method for permitting a pharmacist to verify a refill of a filled prescription stored on a host system. A prescription refill screen is provided by the host system to a pharmacy...
8239269 System and/or method for handling returns involving products tied to post-paid subscriptions/services  
The exemplary embodiments described herein relate to the field of electronic registration (ER) of purchased products and, more particularly, to an improved electronic registration system that...
8239237 Adaptive product configuration model  
The adaptive product conditioning is a computer-implemented method for identifying product configurations that can be provided to customers in reaction to supply imbalances. The methodology uses...
8239294 Method of generating multiple recommendations for multi-objective available-to-sell (ATS) optimization problem  
Methods, systems and apparatus for providing a variety of end product build plans based on multiple business scenarios for exhausting excess inventory. Raw financial data and variable scaling...
8237563 Utilization of motion and spatial identification in mobile RFID interrogator  
A system and method of using motion or spatial identification technology with a mobile RFID reader to detect whether an RFID tag is part of a forklift load or other ambulatory space includes...
8234174 Method and apparatus for creating custom advertisements  
A method and system for managing inventory information by a host company forming an inventory based information network having multiple tiers of access with at least one host server and at least...
8229791 Methods, systems, and computer integrated program products for supply chain management  
A computer program product for managing a supply chain process to maintain equipment is described. The computer program product includes a computer-readable storage medium having computer-readable...
8229804 Term catering system and term catering method  
In a term catering system, a management device held by a delivery agent and a manufacturer of cooking appliances outputs reservation sequence information including sequence identification data...
8210433 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...
8214267 Product allocation interface  
A computer-implemented framework and method for maintaining product allocation data objects comprising a plurality of product allocation data objects, a plurality of software modules, an interface...
8209219 Vision-based measurement of bulk and discrete food products  
In a real time food production management system and method, real time data about consumers inside or in the vicinity of a food outlet and an amount of prepared food available to serve and/or an...
8209242 Inventory management system  
Provided is a statistical inventory management system that optimizes inventory investment using historical usage and/or consumption of an inventory component. Generally, the system determines an...
8204787 Electronic registration system for product transactions  
An electronic registration system which facilitates authorized product returns and reduces the incidence of improper returns. A retailer sales associate is prompted to enter individual product...
8195518 Collaborative commerce hub  
A server acts as the hub of a collaborative commerce system. Suppliers of goods or services self publish information to the hub. Buyers are able to query the hub for product and service...
8195533 Self healing andon system and method  
Disclosed are various embodiments of a self healing andon system. One embodiment of the present disclosure includes a system comprising at least one server. The system further includes logic...
8190481 Anonymous pharmacy order processing  
In an illustrative implementation, an anonymous pharmacy order processing system includes means for protecting downstream systems from exposure to confidential identity information, thereby...
8190497 Handheld scanner device with display location database  
A method of managing inventory may include using a handheld scanning device to locate one or more inventory items on a retail display. The method may further include scanning the identification...
8190488 Methods and systems for evaluating the impact of consolidating print shops on inventory levels  
In an embodiment, a system of evaluating an impact of consolidating a plurality of print shops on inventory levels may include a processor and a processor-readable storage medium in communication...
8190449 Alert distribution and management system and returns module  
A method for managing a returns process in response to product alerts is provided. The method includes receiving an alert related to a product. The method also includes processing the alert into an...
8190498 Activity verification  
Disclosed are various embodiments of systems, methods, and computer programs that facilitate verification of activity in an environment of predefined activity orchestration. Activity is captured on...
8185451 Turn-around time information management system, storage medium, and turn-around time information management method  
An order data obtaining device displays a list of components on a Web page, and recognizes components selected on the Web page, thereby obtaining order data of a product that is formed of a...
8180678 Apparatus and method for providing products and services in a transport vehicle using a network of computers  
Computer network system for providing, and managing delivery of, products and services to persons on a transport vehicle. An exemplary network (10) includes: Computers (11a through 11c), such as...
8179257 Warning of hazardous conditions in monitored spaces using RFID technology  
To warn of hazardous conditions in a monitored space, the presence of an object bearing an RFID tag is detected using an RFID tag reader. Objects may be, for example, human beings, vehicles, or...
8174714 System and method for management of consumable items in an image forming apparatus  
An image forming apparatus of an embodiment of the invention includes a first storage unit to store, based on stored information stored in wireless tags attached to a plurality of consumable items,...
8175925 Position-based item identification in a materials handling facility  
Positional placement guidelines for storing items in an inventory area may allow determination and tracking of the position of the items in the inventory area. Position information may be...
8170971 Systems and methods for providing recommendations based on collaborative and/or content-based nodal interrelationships  
In selected embodiments a recommendation generator builds a network of interrelationships between venues, reviewers and users based on their attributes and reviewer and user reviews of the venues....
8165928 Managing events within supply chain networks  
A supply chain network system comprises a site data appliance (SDA) and a Universal Data Appliance Protocol (UDAP) adapter coupled with one or more data source equipments (DSE). The SDA collects...
8164457 Application of radio frequency identification  
A method for making a container including a radio frequency identification label is provide. In an embodiment the method includes placing a radio frequency identification (RFID) label into a mold;...
8165964 Detection of counterfeited products based on sensor measurements  
Implementations may include a computer system for detecting counterfeited products. The system may include a communication unit and a processing unit. The communication unit may be configured to...
8164454 ID proximity monitoring of inventory objects  
ID proximity systems and methods for monitoring a movement of an object. A method comprises the steps of: using a second transponder to receive data transmitted by a first transponder attached to...
8160971 Method and apparatus for monitoring an order status  
A computerized system and method for monitoring an order placed by a customer for a product produced by a supplier to be delivered to a retail location. The method includes presenting an...
8156006 Inventory commingling and reconciliation of inaccuracies  
A facility for managing ownership of units of an item is described. The facility defines a commingling zone. For units of the item that are outside the commingling zone, the facility attributes...
8156007 Dynamic determination of item returns  
Techniques are described for automatically and dynamically determining, at the time that items are being returned from customers, how to handle the returns of the items. A variety of factors may be...
8141772 System and method of reconciling currency and coin in a cash handling device  
A cash recycler or other currency handling device includes a system and method for counting and/or reconciling cash, including currency and/or coin, in a cash drawer or till. The cash drawer may be...
8140412 Network-based supply chain management method  
An exemplary embodiment of the invention relates to a storage medium having instructions for a method for facilitating supply chain collaboration in a network environment, said supply chain...
8140411 Dynamic linking of part items to repair data  
Providing repair information for a part. A first website may be provided which includes part information. The part information may include at least one of a plurality of possible vehicles and/or a...
8140396 Safety stock amount calculation method, safety stock amount calculation device, reorder point calculation method, reorder point calculation device, and order quantity calculation method  
A safety stock amount calculation method includes calculating a probability Pb that a delivery time for a certain commodity required by a customer is shorter than its lead time L, calculating an...
8131603 Determining, storing, and analyzing product country classifications  
A method and system for determining, storing, and analyzing product country classifications is disclosed. In one embodiment, a classification for a part is accessed. In addition, a country...
8131604 Internal routing  
Methods and apparatus provide for routing goods from a source location to a final destination through an intermediate location. An intermediate warehouse task or transfer order is generated with...
8126782 Method and device for location integrated ordering and queue placement  
Disclosed herein is a system and method for performing automated location integrated ordering of products and services at an event. This may be accomplished through placing product orders to one or...
8126784 Automatically initiating product replenishment  
A facility for automatically initiating product replenishment is described. The facility receives an indication of an order by a consumer for a first item having a first date, such as the date on...
8125339 Radio frequency identification asset management system, and computer program product  
A radio frequency identification (RFID) tracking system to track and manage assets. Each asset to be tracked is tagged with an RFID tag, and tracked using RFID readers located throughout a...
8126811 Documenting security related aspects in the process of container shipping  
There is provided a method and a system for documenting a transfer of authority of control for a container from a first entity of a transportation chain to a second entity of the transportation...
8121892 Method, system, and computer program product for assessing information security  
A method, system and computer program product for assessing information security interviews users regarding technical and non-technical issues. In an embodiment, users are interviewed based on...