07253731 is referenced by 96 patents and cites 93 patents.

An apparatus, including a shipment conveyance device, associated with a shipment, which is a shipping a container, pallet, or tote, a memory device, located at the shipment conveyance device, in which information regarding the shipment is stored, a global positioning device, located at the shipment conveyance device, which determines a position or location of the shipment conveyance device, a processing device which processes information regarding the shipment and/or shipment conveyance device in response to an occurrence of an event or in response to a request for information and generates a message containing information regarding the position or location of the shipment conveyance device and information regarding the occurrence of an event, a status of the shipment, a shipment temperature, or an impact or force on the shipment conveyance device, and a transmitter, located at the shipment conveyance device, which transmits the message to a communication device.

Title
Apparatus and method for providing shipment information
Application Number
10/55116
Publication Number
7253731 (B2)
Application Date
January 22, 2002
Publication Date
August 7, 2007
Inventor
Raymond Anthony Joao
Yonkers, 10703
NY, US
Agent
Raymond A Joao Esq
IPC
G08B 1/08
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