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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...
8258956 RFID tag filtering and monitoring  
A Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) system that tracks tags in real-time based on EPC codes and on other priority codes written into transponder memory fields of the tags. As an example, a...
8260657 Dynamic pricing of electronic content  
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for dynamically pricing electronic content. In one aspect, a method includes determining a likelihood...
8260692 Online safety deposit box inventory system  
Embodiments of the invention provide systems, methods, and computer program products for an online safety deposit box inventory management system. A customer may securely log into the customer's...
8255870 Application access for support users  
One embodiment of the invention relates to a system for providing a support function in maintaining a computing system. The system includes a computer-implemented interface configured to receive a...
8253537 Apparatus for communicating with RFID tag and article management system  
A reader obtains tag identification information of an RFID tag circuit element for article via radio communication using an apparatus antenna, stores the obtained tag identification information in...
8255254 Program management systems and method thereof  
A framework for managing a lifecycle of a program in an organization is provided. The framework includes a process module, a guiding module, a program lifecycle mapping module, and a matrix module....
8255294 Method and system that monitors supply of physical consumables relative to consumption specifications  
A method and system for monitoring supply of physical consumables for one or more vehicles receives at an input port supply data associated with a corresponding one of the one or more vehicles. The...
8251785 System and method for vertically stacked information handling system and infrastructure enclosures  
An information technology enclosure has a processing subsystem and infrastructure subsystem in separate shipping containers that cooperate to process information. The processing subsystem has...
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...
8249947 Vehicle seat component selection system  
A vehicle seat component selection system includes a showroom having a vehicle seat component display and a touch screen terminal for input of customer data such as vehicle identification, vehicle...
8249955 Method of testing item availability and delivery performance of an e-commerce site  
An inventory management, and a shipping/returns management system can be analyzed to determine various performance characteristics of an e-commerce operator, such as whether the latter maintains...
8249906 Interactive graphics-based planning systems  
This invention relates to providing a system for project planning and scheduling which supports simplified, interactive, graphics-based project planning and scheduling using new planning concepts,...
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...
8249998 System for resolving distressed shipments  
A cooperative system and an associated method are provided for resolving a distressed shipment during transport by a carrier, where the distressed shipment includes one or more parcels rendered...
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...
8249953 Methods and apparatus for determining the status of a device  
Methods and devices are provided for determining the status of a networked device, e.g., a networked RFID device. In some embodiments of the invention, a customized packet is used to transmit a...
8244569 Non-destructive element splitting using location-based construction planning models  
A system for location-based management of construction is provided. A plurality of location systems generate one or more locations where construction activities associated with one or more elements...
8244602 Method for making a dunnage platform  
The present invention relates to methods of manufacturing lightweight thermoplastic dunnage platform decks or repairing and reusing damaged lightweight thermoplastic dunnage platform decks to be...
8244601 Generating an order plan for a supply chain network  
Generating an order plan is disclosed. Data describing priority levels including at least one item request is accessed. Data describing a supply chain network (10) including network components (11)...
8244603 System and method for integrated stowing and picking in a materials handling facility  
Various embodiments of a system and method for integrated stowing and picking in a materials handling facility may include a process control component for monitoring processes within the materials...
8244604 Method and apparatus for inventory searching  
A method is disclosed that includes identifying an inventory item corresponding to a product configuration. The product configuration is defined using a feature map. The inventory item is also...
8244605 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
Devices for processing shipping documentation sent from a vehicle
 
The present invention automates the process of receiving transportation documentation and producing advance loading manifests therefrom to optimize load planning and dynamic product shipment and...
8239292 Method and apparatus for dealer connectivity  
An adaptable application is installed throughout a distribution network for directly accessing a variety of different databases utilized by different business systems. The direct access application...
8239054 Manufacturing resource planning using a component management system  
Order information is received for an order executable using a computer system to assemble a product from a plurality of components at a manufacturing location. A real-time record associated with...
8239291 System and method for communicating status information of inventory-related tasks using a status indicator  
A method for communicating information pertaining to a task includes receiving wirelessly first status information. The first status information specifies a first status associated with a task. The...
8239296 System and method of assisting goods collection and recording medium  
An exchange assisting system is provided in an exchange center. Each maker who trades in used goods, such as copying machines, for new ones from a business entity brings goods produced by other...
8239295 E-couponing  
Handling electronic coupons includes accessing information indicating association of an electronic coupon with an account of a user that identifies multiple retail entities associated with the...
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...
8239939 Browser protection module  
An exemplary computer-implementable method (300) transforms information to reduce or eliminate risk of exploitation of a software service and includes receiving information (304) in response to a...
8239293 Computer system and method for bulk auditing, archiving, and selling personal property of a customer  
The claimed subject matter relates to an architecture that can facilitate auditing of a customer's possessions in a comprehensive manner. The architecture can facilitate the creation of a media...
8235814 Impression normalization  
An impression normalization function can be established and applied against recorded values for impressions occurring in two or more games. A normalized impression record is created to provide...
8234004 Systems and methods for efficiently determining item slot assignments  
Techniques are described for assigning an item to a slot in an item storage facility, such as a warehouse or a distribution center. A plurality of scores are determined, each score associated with...
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...
8234185 System and method for tracking authenticated items  
A system for tracking an authenticated item is provided. The system includes an authentication device, such as an RFID tag, affixed to the item. An item registration system receives authentication...
8234186 Inventory location management  
An inventory management method and system may be capable of monitoring an inventory by compiling historical data relating to the inventory, defining net inventory needs, and calculating the...
8229805 Product information management system and product information management method  
Information recorded to a tag device can be used effectively. A terminal device 30 has an input receiving unit (interface unit 40h) that accepts input of information recorded on a tag device 50, a...
8229803 Systems and methods for tracking lumber in a sawmill  
At least one geometric characteristic for each of a number of pieces of lumber is determined. Each of the pieces of lumber may then be logically associated with at least one of a log or a cant from...
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...
8229802 Stock monitoring  
System(s) and method(s) for stock monitoring are provided. Stock monitoring system(s) may include, e.g., a housing, one or more doors disposed in or on the housing, a sensor for sensing the...
8229763 System and method for advanced order medication management  
Certain embodiments of the present invention provide a system for medication management including an order entry component and a pharmacy component. The order entry component is capable of writing...
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...
8229801 Method and system of tracking hotel linen products  
A tracking system for tracking hotel linen includes a tracking control, a plurality of check points setting at different key locations in a hotel respectively to communicatively link with the...
8226414 Generating policy driven meal plans  
A method and computer usable program product for generating meal plans based on a set of nutritional policies. The process determines nutritional requirements specified by a set of nutritional...
8224718 Method and system for managing inventory information using a mobile device  
A method for managing inventory information that includes displaying the inventory information in a graphical user interface of a mobile device, and adding an item as part of the inventory...
8224717 Managing an inventory of service parts  
An inventory of service parts may be managed by assessing a company's capability, optimizing the inventory and implementing a management program based on the assessment and optimization. Optimizing...
8220711 Systems and methods for the tracking of evidence  
A system for the tagging, organization and tracking of evidence during the course of an investigation. The system generally utilizes an onsite handheld computer device which is capable of taking...
8224719 Light weight, strong, fire retardant dunnage platform bag and system of loading, dispensing and using bag  
The present invention provides a dunnage platform bag that is light weight, strong, made of a fire retardant material and which forms an ultra violet light, weather and dust particle barrier to...