|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||364/479 ; 194/217 ; 235/385 ; 221/2|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
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A method and an apparatus for providing a manifest and a sales report for route distributors selling newspapers is disclosed. It particularly cooperates with newspaper vending racks which capture data regarding time of day for sales and sales volume. It enables a route distributor to be equipped with a portable CPU having an internally stored manifest specifying rack locations and the number of papers to be loaded at each location, sometimes known as a draw. While driving the route, stale newspapers known as returns are also collected, and this data is a...
A method for processing and displaying information received from, and transmitted to, a plurality of vending machines at different locations and controlling delivery of product into said vending machines, comprising the steps of: (a) storing a sequential list of said locations of each of said vending machines in a portable data storage unit, said portable data storage unit having means for individually displaying each of said locations; (b) storing a first quantity of product to be delivered to each of said vending machines in said portable data storage ...