System and method for storage container tracking and delivery

  • US 8,756,166 B2
  • Filed: 08/26/2013
  • Issued: 06/17/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/26/2013
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A method for stored item distribution to a user, the user associated with a user identifier, the method comprising:

  • by a computing system;

    receiving a delivery request associated with the user identifier comprising a requested time, a requested location, and a requested number of containers;

    facilitating delivery of a set of containers to the requested location at the requested time, the set of containers comprising at least the requested number of containers, each container of the set associated with a unique storage identifier;

    receiving a set of storage identifiers from a delivery device remote from the computing system, each storage identifier of the set of storage identifiers associated with one of the set of containers;

    associating the set of storage identifiers comprising a first storage identifier with the user identifier in response to receipt of the set of storage identifiers from the delivery device;

    receiving a media description in association with the first storage identifier from a user device associated with the user identifier, the user device remote from the computing system;

    storing the media description as a storage description for the first storage identifier;

    setting a fill status of the first storage identifier to packed;

    receiving a removal request comprising storage identifiers associated with empty fill statuses from a pickup device remote from the computing system;

    removing the storage identifiers having an empty fill status from the set of storage identifiers associated with the user identifier;

    receiving a summary request associated with the user identifier;

    in response to receipt of the summary request, sending the storage description of the first storage identifier;

    receiving a retrieval request associated with the user identifier comprising a selection associated with the storage description, a retrieval location, and a retrieval time; and

    facilitating delivery of a first container identified by the first storage identifier to the retrieval location at the retrieval time.

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