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1. US20060184403 - Delivery operations information system with route adjustment feature and methods of use

Office
United States of America
Application Number 11207551
Application Date 19.08.2005
Publication Number 20060184403
Publication Date 17.08.2006
Grant Number 08140592
Grant Date 20.03.2012
Publication Kind B2
IPC
G06F 17/30
GPHYSICS
06COMPUTING; CALCULATING OR COUNTING
FELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
17Digital computing or data processing equipment or methods, specially adapted for specific functions
30Information retrieval; Database structures therefor
G06F 17/50
GPHYSICS
06COMPUTING; CALCULATING OR COUNTING
FELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
17Digital computing or data processing equipment or methods, specially adapted for specific functions
50Computer-aided design
G06F 9/44
GPHYSICS
06COMPUTING; CALCULATING OR COUNTING
FELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
9Arrangements for program control, e.g. control units
06using stored programs, i.e. using an internal store of processing equipment to receive or retain programs
44Arrangements for executing specific programs
Applicants The United States Postal Service
Inventors Scott Gale R.
Fisher Charles V.
Agents Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Title
(EN) Delivery operations information system with route adjustment feature and methods of use
Abstract
(EN)

The present invention provides a system for managing information related to a delivery service provider and systems of using such a system. The system and systems provided herein allow a delivery service provider to coordinate with efficiency the volume of mail or packages to be delivered with the carrier resources available to deliver them. In accordance with one aspect of the invention, the delivery operation information system tracks quantities of articles, schedules their distribution, and schedules and tracks the work force that distributes the articles.