06954736 is referenced by 188 patents and cites 85 patents.

A system, method and computer program product are disclosed for order confirmation in a supply chain management framework. A network is utilized to collect from a plurality of stores of a supply chain data relating to the sale of goods by the stores. Access is allowed to the data utilizing a network-based interface. Electronic order forms are generated based on the data for ordering goods from a plurality of distributors of the supply chain. These electronic order forms request a confirmation of the receipt of the electronic order forms. A determination is made as to whether the confirmation of the receipt of the electronic order forms is received from the distributors. If it is determined that the confirmation of the receipt of the electronic order forms was not from the distributors, then an alert is generated.

Title
System, method and computer program product for order confirmation in a supply chain management framework
Application Number
9/815973
Publication Number
6954736 (B2)
Application Date
March 23, 2001
Publication Date
October 11, 2005
Inventor
Michael James Burk
Miramar
FL, US
Anthony Frank Menninger
Miami
FL, US
Agent
Foley & Lardner
Assignee
Restaurant Services
FL, US
IPC
G06F 017/40
G06F 017/60
G06F 017/60
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