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Geocoding

What is Geocoding?

The process of converting an address in text format to a latitude and longitude is known as geocoding. Creating coordinates for locations helps place it on a map.

Geocoding is essential in today’s world as both cities and businesses are growing. Searching for a particular location in twisted lanes and alleys is like finding a needle in a haystack. A good geocoding solution can save time and resources as well as increase efficiency. It also helps to pick out fake addresses. Geocoding intelligence is a valuable asset in both developed and developing countries.

Locus’s geocoding solution follows a more practical approach rather than a technical one, so it is designed to work well with humans. For instance, if the geocoding engine is unable to locate the exact coordinates then it gives a nearby location from where the delivery person can find their way.

Locus’ Smart Geocoding Solutions help to

Increase order delivery per rider | Reduce fuel costs | Improve customer satisfaction | Introduce location tagging and geospatial-heat maps

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How can Locus help manage your logistics?

  • Locus’ proprietary geocoding engine converts the fuzziest of the addresses into precise geographical coordinates thereby helping your on-ground executives locate addresses easily.
  • Digitize all your operational variables such as fleets, delivery persons, etc to come up with the best route plan every day.
  • Track your orders in real-time with the Locus Live Dashboard. Locus’ last-mile delivery app Locus On The Road (LOTR) helps delivery partners process orders.
  • Visualize and tweak your scheduled plans via three key metrics— geography, time, & vehicle(fleet)—with a birds-eye view of your entire operations.
  • Build your own reports and analyze important parameters that you need to make key decisions.

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$100 M+
Logistics costs reduced
100+ Years
Planning time saved
6300 + Tonnes
GHG emissions reduced

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