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System and coordinating distribution of an item

A system and method for coordinating item delivery is disclosed. The system includes a control hub configured to receive item information, a dynamic routing system configured to provide routing instructions, and a handheld device configured to receive routing instructions. The control hub controls and coordinates receiving and transmitting item information,... United States Postal Service

System and providing centralized management and distribution of information to remote users

The invention includes systems, methods, and software applications for centrally maintaining information and automatically distributing relevant portions of the information to remote users. In one embodiment, a central server stores the information, which is maintained on the central server. Periodically, or each time the server information is updated, the server... United States Postal Service

Item tracking using a dynamic region of interest

Systems, devices, and methods for monitoring items in a defined physical area can include a primary camera configured to detect a region of interest within a defined physical area and the coordinates of the region of interest in the defined physical area. A plurality of secondary cameras can positioned throughout... United States Postal Service

Systems, devices and methods for sorting items

Sorting systems and methods for large quantities of items in industrial processes are described. The systems, devices and methods are for receiving, sorting and removing items dynamically. A first group of items, such as letters or other mail pieces, are injected by a belt into a pocket to a form... United States Postal Service

Systems, devices and methods for sorting items

Sorting systems and methods for large quantities of items in industrial processes are described. The systems, devices and methods are for receiving, sorting and removing items dynamically. A first group of items, such as letters or other mail pieces, are injected by a belt into a pocket to a form... United States Postal Service

System and unloading a container of items

Embodiments of a system and method for unloading articles from a container of items for use in an automatic stack feeder are disclosed. The automatic stack feeder may comprise a belt, a moveable lower paddle, and a moveable upper paddle, wherein the lower paddle is configured to partially extend through... United States Postal Service

Receptacle locking device

Receptacle locking devices are disclosed. A receptacle locking device having a contact arm and a pivoting feature can be pivoted from a first, unlocked position to a second, locked position, wherein the contact arm prevents opening of the receptacle door when the locking device is in the second, locked position.... United States Postal Service

Methods and systems for collecting fees from a merchant and remitting the fees to an administrative agency

The present disclosure provides systems, processes, and methods for the remittance of sales tax to a government entity on behalf of a first entity, such as a merchant, for a remote purchase of a product made by a second entity, such as a buyer. The merchant may be in electronic... United States Postal Service

Anti-rotation device and use

A device for reducing rotation of an article during singulation of a stack of articles is disclosed. The device may include a torsion element, a rotatable member configured to rotate about an elongated axis of the torsion element between a first position and a second position, and a revolving member... United States Postal Service

Method for sorting residual letters and flats to carrier route segments using two passes on a machine with intermediate staging

Embodiments of a system and method for sorting and delivering articles in a processing facility. Delivery endpoints are divided and grouped into stop groups. A first sorter sorts items according to stop group and outputs the items to trays. The output trays from the first sorter are loaded to a... United States Postal Service

Item status tracking

A method and system for tracking the status of a label. The system can include a memory with a database. The database can include an indicator of the label status. The system can additionally include a processor that operates in accordance with instructions stored in the memory. The processor can... United States Postal Service

Systems, methods and devices for item processing

Methods, systems and devices for item processing. The systems can include a PASS module that can include features that receive inputs relating to an item for processing and provide those inputs to other components and/or modules of a PASS system and/or of another system. The PASS system can include a... United States Postal Service

System and control of electronic parcel lockers

A system, apparatus, and method for use in delivery of items to a storage unit. The storage unit can include one or several storage receptacles and a control unit that controls and monitors the status of the one or several storage receptacles. The storage unit may be included in a... United States Postal Service

System and control of electronic parcel lockers

A system, apparatus, and method for use in delivery of items to a storage unit. The storage unit can include one or several storage receptacles and a control unit that controls and monitors the status of the one or several storage receptacles. The storage unit may be included in a... United States Postal Service

Receptacle for detecting delivery and retrieval events

A receptacle for detecting delivery and retrieval events has a door sensor, an item sensor, a scanner, and a control unit for operating the sensors, and transmitting the sensor information for processing and analysis. A system can determine whether an event was a delivery or retrieval event based on sensor... United States Postal Service

Methods and systems for creating and using a location identification grid

A method and system for generating a location identification grid and for using a location identification grid. The location identification grid can include a first geographic area that correspond to a pre-existing area. This pre-existing area can correspond to a postal code such as a zip code, a telephone code... United States Postal Service

Rigid tray container and use

Embodiments of this disclosure include a rigid tray container and methods and equipment for using the rigid tray container in batched process operations. In one embodiment, a mass container is sized and dimensioned to receive one or several rigid tray containers. In other embodiments, equipment is configured to lid/unlid, secure,... United States Postal Service

Methods and systems for creating and using a location identification grid

A method and system for generating a location identifier using a location code and a grid coordinate. The location code corresponds to a defined geographical area, such as a postal code or an area code. A grid coordinate can be determined based on destination location information, such as an address,... United States Postal Service

Systems and methods for sleeve detection

A device, system, and method for detecting a covering sleeve on a container. A sleeve detection system includes a conveyor, a height profile acquisition device, and a processor in communication with the height profile acquisition device. The height profile acquisition device is configured to acquire height profiles of a tray... United States Postal Service

Multi-level distribution and tracking systems and methods

A distribution item is disclosed. The distribution item includes a first item comprising a container having an outer surface defining an enclosed space. A computer-readable code is disposed on the outer surface. The computer-readable code is associated with a first level entity. The first item also includes destination information associated... United States Postal Service

Apparatus and methods for the secure transfer of electronic data

An embodiment of the invention provides a method for processing a secure electronic transaction over a network from a sender to a receiver, which includes the process of generating a first unique representation of information included in the transaction, encrypting the information with a first encryption layer, and forming an... United States Postal Service

System and improved fixation of flats sequencing system linear actuator

A system of mitigating force in a mechanical system, the system comprising a frame member, a first rail connected to the frame member, a second rail connected to the frame member and extending along the frame member in parallel to the first rail, an assembly movably engaging the first and... United States Postal Service

Localized data affinity system and hybrid method

A method, system, and computer program for processing records is disclosed. In some aspects, a method includes associating, on at least one of the plurality of processors, each record with a record set of a plurality of record sets. Each record set is assigned to a sub-database based on the... United States Postal Service

Systems and methods for high throughput sorting

A high throughput sorting device is disclosed. The device includes a first sorter and a second sorter, each of the first and second sorters having a plurality of cells each configured to support, carry, and deposit an item. The device can also include at least one shared chute extending below... United States Postal Service

Accurate tracking of item delivery using a confidence event recorder

A system and method for accurately sort items for delivery and track the delivery of items in an item distribution network using a purpose built confidence event recorder. Items can then be tracked while out for delivery through the use of confidence data recorded by a confidence event recorder carried... United States Postal Service

Elastomeric force mitigating joint

The technology disclosed provides a joint for connecting carrier units together so as to dissipate and absorb axial forces experienced by the carrier units. The joint may be comprised of a joint housing and an elastomeric insert. The housing may be comprised of a body portion and a head portion... United States Postal Service

Elastomeric force mitigating joint

The technology disclosed provides a joint for connecting carrier units together so as to dissipate and absorb axial forces experienced by the carrier units. The joint may be comprised of a joint housing and an elastomeric insert. The housing may be comprised of a body portion and a head portion... United States Postal Service

System and method using a database for enhanced user initiated requests of material or information

A method of providing material based on a user-initiated request utilizing an electronic database includes receiving search keywords to conduct a search and accessing a first database having previously stored contact information for the particular user in an initial table record. The method includes transforming data in the fields of... United States Postal Service

Methods and systems for secure digital credentials

Methods and systems for resetting a digital credential within a digital credential based authentication system. The method includes logging a first administrative user into the digital credential system, receiving, from the first administrative user, a first portion of authentication credentials for a first customer, validating, by the first administrative user... United States Postal Service

System and generating and implementing a household customer database

Systems and methods for generating and implementing a household customer database are disclosed. In one aspect, a method for processing items comprises receiving a first item to be delivered and identifying data corresponding to one or more of a source information and destination information of the first item. The method... United States Postal Service

Secure inter-facility network traffic control system

A system for securely controlling the flow of network traffic between item processing facilities is described. An intra-facility network at a first facility is provided for collecting operational information from equipment at the first facility. A central collection server gathers operational information from multiple facilities. The central collection server identifies... United States Postal Service

Stackable receptacle for the shipment of goods

Embodiments of a reusable stackable shipping box are provided herein. The reusable stackable shipping box may be reused and cleaned without causing harm to the integrity of the box. In addition, the box is slightly tapered in shape such that the box may be stacked upon and within other boxes... United States Postal Service

System and entering item into distribution network or service

The delivery of items by a distribution service involves processing and handling each of the items being delivered, as well as generating and following a route to deliver each of the items. These routes used by carriers of the distribution service(s) may result in the carriers traveling near or past... United States Postal Service

Trackable postage

Embodiments relate to systems, devices, and computer-implemented methods for tracking delivery items associated with a postal tracking product that includes a tracking bar code and a serial number. The tracking bar code can be attached to a delivery item and mailed. The delivery item can be processed by a delivery... United States Postal Service

System and electronic and physical mail categorization and targeted delivery

Embodiments include systems and methods of a service that allows hard copy and electronic media customers to proactively specify, across a broad range of categories, the hard copy mail and/or electronic media mail that they would or would not like to receive. Embodiments include methods and systems configured to allow... United States Postal Service

03/09/17 / #20170066615

Systems, devices and methods for receiving an item

Systems, devices and methods for receiving an item in a receptacle are disclosed. Features are disclosed for receiving and guiding an item in a receiving space of a receptacle so as to attenuate or remove the impact force of the item on the receptacle. Some embodiments of the disclosure include... United States Postal Service

03/09/17 / #20170068784

Methods and systems for health care information management

Methods and systems for management of health care information include, in one aspect, a method including receiving input, via an electronic device, associating one or more additional individuals with the health care information, receiving electronic contact information for at least one of the additional individuals, receiving, via an electronic device,... United States Postal Service

01/05/17 / #20170004479

Method and system for interrogating and processing codes

An interrogating and processing system and method is described. A wireless communication device interrogates an information source, having a barcode or tag, and wirelessly transmits data indicative of the information source. The interrogator can be built into or adjunct to the wireless communication device. An automated processing subsystem receives the... United States Postal Service

01/05/17 / #20170006008

System and providing identity verification services

A system and method of validating an upgrade of authentication credentials. The method includes authenticating a first user being associated with a first entity, receiving input identifying a customer name for the online account, receiving input indicating a type of identification to be presented at the validation event, receiving input... United States Postal Service








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