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1. US20060184406 - Delivery operations information system and methods of use

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United States of America
Application Number 11208232
Application Date 19.08.2005
Publication Number 20060184406
Publication Date 17.08.2006
Grant Number 08260647
Grant Date 04.09.2012
Publication Kind B2
IPC
G06Q 10/00
GPHYSICS
06COMPUTING; CALCULATING OR COUNTING
QDATA PROCESSING SYSTEMS OR METHODS, SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR ADMINISTRATIVE, COMMERCIAL, FINANCIAL, MANAGERIAL, SUPERVISORY OR FORECASTING PURPOSES; SYSTEMS OR METHODS SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR ADMINISTRATIVE, COMMERCIAL, FINANCIAL, MANAGERIAL, SUPERVISORY OR FORECASTING PURPOSES, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
10Administration; Management
Applicants United States Postal Service
Inventors Scott Gale R.
Fisher Charles V.
Agents Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Priority Data 11208232 19.08.2005 US
60602592 19.08.2004 US
60706510 08.08.2005 US
Title
(EN) Delivery operations information system 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.