System and Method to Provide Consumables

  • US 20100241484A1
  • Filed: 03/20/2009
  • Published: 09/23/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/20/2009
  • Status: Abandoned Application
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1. A method for providing consumables to machines, the method comprising the acts of:

  • receiving machine data, by a server, indicating a remaining quantity of a machine consumable for a machine;

    receiving location data, by the server, providing a location of the machine;

    determining an estimated operational duration for the machine;

    selecting a supplier to provide the machine consumable based, at least in part, on the estimated operational duration; and

    requesting that the supplier provide the machine consumable to the machine within a time period based on the estimated operational duration.

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