System for managing customer orders and method of implementation

  • US 5,758,329 A
  • Filed: 06/07/1995
  • Issued: 05/26/1998
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/24/1993
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A logistics system comprising:

  • a network data base;

    means for downloading customer order data to terminals to create load criteria;

    means for sorting said load criteria;

    means for assembling loads;

    means for selecting carriers for said loads from a plurality of available carriers;

    means for routing said loads based upon said assembled loads and said selected carriers;

    means for rerouting said loads in transit to adjust for less than full loads as delivery criteria change; and

    means for generating data to assemble said loads.

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