Sensor based logistics system

  • US 8,766,797 B2
  • Filed: 09/14/2012
  • Issued: 07/01/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/25/2009
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A computer-implemented method for accessing information regarding one or more shipments, the method comprising the steps of:

  • receiving, at a tracking center, sensor information associated with the one or more shipments;

    analyzing rules associated with a party to determine whether the party is authorized to access the received sensor information; and

    restricting the party from accessing the received sensor information based on the analyzed rules, wherein the restricting comprises the step of reporting the received sensor information to the party at a level of specificity that is less than a level of specificity of sensor information collected by a sensor associated with the one or more shipments.

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