Notification systems and methods enabling a response to change particulars of delivery or pickup

  • US 7,561,069 B2
  • Filed: 09/12/2006
  • Issued: 07/14/2009
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/12/2003
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. An automated notification system, comprising:

  • means for monitoring travel data in connection with a mobile thing (MT) that is destined to pickup or deliver an item or service at a stop location;

    means for causing initiation of a notification communication session with a personal communications device (PCD) based upon the travel data;

    means for enabling the party associated with the PCD to indicate timing information during the notification communication session; and

    means for adjusting the schedule of the MT so that the MT arrives at the stop location for the pickup or delivery based upon the timing information.

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