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1. (WO2018200999) METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR MANAGING SHIPMENT OF PRODUCTS FROM A DISTRIBUTION CENTER

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/200999    International Application No.:    PCT/US2018/029870
Publication Date: Fri Nov 02 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Apr 28 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: G06Q 10/00
Applicants: WALMART APOLLO, LLC
Inventors: NAZARIAN, Ehsan
NEMATI, Behzad
Title: METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR MANAGING SHIPMENT OF PRODUCTS FROM A DISTRIBUTION CENTER
Abstract:
Systems and methods are provided for managing shipment of a plurality of online orders for one or more carriers from a distribution center. The systems and methods include receiving online orders that each comprise a product and a delivery destination for delivering the product, determining the delivery destination for delivering the product of each of the online orders, determining a distribution center to fulfill the online orders, determine a route for each carrier to deliver products of the online orders. The route for each of the carriers can be determined based on a score, and can be in a generally curve shape starting from the distribution center, through the delivery destinations, and ending at the distribution center.