Parcel and Article Sorting System and Method

Number of patents in Portfolio can not be more than 2000

United States of America Patent

APP PUB NO 20190204817A1
SERIAL NO

16353250

Stats

ATTORNEY / AGENT: (SPONSORED)

Importance

Loading Importance Indicators... loading....

Abstract

See full text

A system includes an article supply location, wherein the article supply location includes a plurality of articles to be sorted, first and second transport vehicles, each having a first position in which an article is stowed about the vehicle and a second position in which the article is deposited into a proximal container. And a control system. The control system is configured to receive an order for a plurality of disparate articles, determine one destination container of a plurality of destination containers to direct the transport vehicle to deposit a selected article, direct the first transport vehicle to transport a selected article to the destination container and deposit the article by manipulation of the first transport vehicle from the first position to the second position for deposit of the selected article in the destination container.

Loading the Abstract Image... loading....

First Claim

See full text

Family

Loading Family data... loading....

Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddress
TOMPKINS INTERNATIONAL6870 PERRY CREEK ROAD RALEIGH NC 27616

International Classification(s)

Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Futch, Michael C Raleigh, US 5 2
Kaminska,, III Richard C Raleigh, US 5 2
McKnight,, JR Selden W Raleigh, US 3 2
Serstad, James M Raleigh, US 5 2
Spain, John C Raleigh, US 5 2
Xu, Juejing Hangzhou City, CN 7 2
Zhu, Jianqiang Hangzhou City, CN 16 11

Cited Art Landscape

Load Citation

Patent Citation Ranking

Forward Cite Landscape

Load Citation