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WO2001096981A3 - A method, system, and computer readable medium for facilitating a transaction between a manufacturer, a distributor, and a reseller - Google Patents

A method, system, and computer readable medium for facilitating a transaction between a manufacturer, a distributor, and a reseller

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WO2001096981A3
WO2001096981A3 PCT/US2001/018975 US0118975W WO2001096981A3 WO 2001096981 A3 WO2001096981 A3 WO 2001096981A3 US 0118975 W US0118975 W US 0118975W WO 2001096981 A3 WO2001096981 A3 WO 2001096981A3
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buyer
vendor
information
products
plurality
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PCT/US2001/018975
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French (fr)
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Eric Andrew Hoppe
Hung Hoang Le
William Michael York
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Comergent Technologies Inc
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    • GPHYSICS
    • G06COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
    • G06QDATA PROCESSING SYSTEMS OR METHODS, SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR ADMINISTRATIVE, COMMERCIAL, FINANCIAL, MANAGERIAL, SUPERVISORY OR FORECASTING PURPOSES; SYSTEMS OR METHODS SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR ADMINISTRATIVE, COMMERCIAL, FINANCIAL, MANAGERIAL, SUPERVISORY OR FORECASTING PURPOSES, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • G06Q10/00Administration; Management
    • G06Q10/08Logistics, e.g. warehousing, loading, distribution or shipping; Inventory or stock management, e.g. order filling, procurement or balancing against orders
    • G06Q10/087Inventory or stock management, e.g. order filling, procurement, balancing against orders

Abstract

A method, system, and computer readable medium for facilitating a transaction in a complex sales model which includes at least one buyer, at least one partner, and at least one vendor is provided. A buyer accesses a vendor web site (201) to obtain information on a plurality of products in a single purchase encounter. The vendor may configure the plurality of products (207) selected by the buyer to ensure compatibility (208). The vendor may also provide promotional information (204). The buyer obtains price and availability information from a variety of partners. The buyer then selects a partner (211) from multiple partners to supply the plurality of products. A selected partner may also provide the buyer with promotional information (214). The partner then ships the plurality of products to the buyer (219). The buyer may also be a reseller.
PCT/US2001/018975 2000-06-13 2001-06-13 A method, system, and computer readable medium for facilitating a transaction between a manufacturer, a distributor, and a reseller WO2001096981A3 (en)

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