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Peter Nicholls, Robert Kinyon, Jeff Skaistis, Steve Johnson, Andy Locker, Chris Guzik, Scott Howard: Logistics system for automating tansportation of goods. TanData Corporation, Harness Dickey & Pierce, January 16, 1996: US05485369 (166 worldwide citation)

The various transportation logistics tasks, such as order processing, order fulfillment, transportation of goods and tracking, are assigned to individual client/server objects which make up the building blocks of the computerized logistics management system. A tokenized message handling scheme allow ...


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Martin Kelly Jones: Advance notification system and method utilizing user-definable notification time periods. Global Research Systems, Thomas Kayden Horstemeyer & Risley, June 25, 2002: US06411891 (166 worldwide citation)

An advance notification system and method notifies users of the impending arrival of a transportation vehicle, for example, a school bus, at a particular vehicle stop. The system generally includes an on-board vehicle control unit (VCU) for each vehicle and a base station control unit (BSCU) for tra ...


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Peter M Cukor, Charles J Rosselle, Steven Archibald, Matthew C Hobbs: Shipment system including processing of document images. Teknekron Transportation Systems, Townsend & Townsend, December 1, 1992: US05168444 (166 worldwide citation)

An integrated system for image processing of documents generated in shipping transactions includes a central transaction processing facility, which receives images of shipping transaction documents. The document images may be captured by scanners at a plurality of remote stations or they may be tele ...


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David C Gelvin, Lewis D Girod, William J Kaiser, William M Merrill, Fredric Newberg, Gregory J Pottie, Anton I Sipos, Sandeep Vardhan: Apparatus for internetworked wireless integrated network sensors (WINS). Borgia Cummins, March 20, 2012: US08140658 (157 worldwide citation)

The Wireless Integrated Network Sensor Next Generation (WINS NG) nodes provide distributed network and Internet access to sensors, controls, and processors that are deeply embedded in equipment, facilities, and the environment. The WINS NG network is a new monitoring and control capability for appli ...


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Ajay K Asthana, Subhash Gupta, Ravi Mehrotra, Sharad Singhal: Demand scheduled partial carrier load planning system for the transportation industry. Andersen Consulting, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, November 23, 1993: US05265006 (156 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for a demand scheduled partial carrier load planning system for the transportation industry, designed to distribute planned and random orders, each order having a source point and a destination point in the territory served, and for distributing products and materials in a prede ...


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Gregory M Fahy: Portable device for preserving organs by static storage or perfusion. Organ, LRT, Oliff & Berridge, December 24, 1996: US05586438 (154 worldwide citation)

An organ storage device permits both static storage and perfusion of an organ without removing the organ from an organ container. The organ storage device includes a contoured organ container. The organ container is stored and transported in an insulated temperature controlled static storage module. ...


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Robert V Helms, Jeffrey A Jacobs: Method and apparatus for freight transportation using a satellite navigation system. Qualcomm Incorporated, Russell B Miller, Gregory D Ogrod, March 9, 1999: US05880958 (153 worldwide citation)

A system and method for assigning hauling vehicles to freight loads within a freight transportation system is disclosed herein. The system includes a satellite navigation subsystem for providing vehicle and load position data useable to determine the locations of each hauling vehicle and freight loa ...


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Martin K Jones: Advance notification system and method utilizing passenger-definable notification time period. Global Research Systems, Thomas Kadyen Horstemeyer & Risley, April 22, 1997: US05623260 (151 worldwide citation)

An advance notification system (10) and method notifies passengers of impending arrival of a transportation vehicle (19), for example, a school bus, at a particular vehicle stop. The system (10) generally includes an on-board vehicle control unit (VCU) (12) for each vehicle (19) and a base station c ...


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Lucas Ahlstrom, Lars Goran Johansson: Electronic identification tag. Confidence International, John E Reilly, April 24, 2001: US06222452 (150 worldwide citation)

An electronic identification tag is made up of at least one cover strip and a carrier strip having an antenna and transponder mounted thereon, and an adhesive to secure the strips together such that the antenna is interposed between the strips, the transponder being pre-programmed to generate a sign ...


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Bin Ran, Jing Li: Central processing and combined central and local processing of personalized real-time traveler information over internet/intranet. Lathrop & Clark, March 27, 2001: US06209026 (150 worldwide citation)

An Internet utility which receives information about a proposed trip, including trip origin, destination and time. The web based utility calculates at least one route and provides periodic automatic updates of information related to the route such as traffic and weather conditions. Other information ...