TODAY’S PATENT – FLOWER DELIVERY APPARATUS AND METHOD
The Flower Delivery Apparatus and Method was invented by Michael J. Uglialoro on December 28, 2017 bearing patent number US2017036727A1.
This present invention relates in general to apparatuses, systems and methods used in the transport, delivery and display of flowers and accompanying messages or greetings between the sender and recipient. Flower containers, such as boxes and vases, have long been used to display flowers in various settings, including indoors and outdoors. When using such containers, transportation typically occurs with flowers packed in cardboard boxes. Delivery occurs after a retailer unpacks the boxes and transfers flowers to a display apparatus such as a vase or display box. While vases typically provide an aesthetically pleasing appearance suitable for the flowers to be received as a gift, they are not suitable for long-distance transportation, meaning that additional labor to unpack flowers and fill the vase is required.
An apparatus, method and system for use in the shipment, delivery, and display of flowers. The apparatus comprises a preferably translucent enclosure with a lid, housing a removable tray assembly. The removable trays have aligned openings for the insertion of flower stems. The enclosure itself is configured to be stacked conveniently on a pallet for bulk shipment and delivery. The system and method comprise providing an interface for users to order flowers contained in the enclosure and delivering the enclosure with a customized multimedia electronic greeting.