Managing Warehouse Space Capacity and Utilization Using Self-Adjusting Inventory Slots

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United States of America Patent

APP PUB NO 20190220804A1
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15872973

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A technology for managing space utilization using self-adjusting inventory slots is described. In an example embodiment, a system comprises a shelving unit including a shelf, and a shelf adjustment system including an electronic display strip extending parallel with the shelf of the shelving unit. The electronic display strip may display a first visual representation of a first adjustable inventory slot horizontally adjacent to a second visual representation of a second adjustable inventory slot, the first visual representation indicating a first portion of the shelf as the first adjustable inventory slot for a first item, and the second visual representation indicating a second portion of the shelf as the second adjustable inventory slot for a second item.

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STAPLES INC500 STAPLES DRIVE FRAMINGHAM MA 01702

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Bhaskaran, Michael Sherborn, US 8 13
Kalra, Amit Acton, US 4 8
Musunuri, Vishal Belmont, US 1 0

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