Initiating Shipment Of An Item Using A Mobile/wearable Device

  • Published: Nov 10, 2016
  • Earliest Priority: May 07 2015
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Various embodiments provide methods, systems, apparatuses, and computer program products for shipping an item. One embodiment provides a method comprising receiving shipping information for the item via a short range wireless communication from a user computing device executing a shipping application. The shipping information comprises (a) consignor identifying information and (b) consignee identifying information. The shipping information is provided by the shipping application. The method further comprises identifying a user computing entity associated with the consignor identifying information; requesting location information from the user computing entity; and processing the location information to determine if the user computing entity is located in the vicinity of the user computing device. Responsive to determining that the user computing entity is located in the vicinity of the user computing device, a shipping record configured to facilitate the transportation and delivery of the item in accordance with the shipping information is generated.

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  • Publication: Nov 10, 2016
  • Application: May 6, 2016
    WO US 2016/0031133 W
  • Priority: May 7, 2015
    US US 201562158175 P

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