Chief Operation Officer
March 30, 2020
Urbantz develops a data-driven SaaS solution to allow retailers and delivery service operators to easily manage and monitor the whole delivery chain from the initial order to the final recipient. Advanced geocoding and location data service is an essential part of this process, which allows drivers to use the most relevant data, avoid traffic jams or low emission zones. Working with the award-winning solution from HERE Maps furthers that.
One of the major additions with HERE Maps is that it will support truck navigation. This option includes more vehicle types, from small to big trucks. This is an improvement in the day-to-day work that HERE Maps offers in comparison with other similar providers. In the future, drivers will also experience turn-by-turn navigation directly in the mobile app, avoiding switching to out-of-the-app mapping services to use these navigation methods.
Urbantz’s strategy lies in leading the innovation in the last-mile technology sector, which is also reflected in partnering with market-leading solutions like HERE Maps. At the same time, we see our partnership with HERE as helping our customers in retail and logistics to achieve common goals of having more sustainable and cost-efficient home deliveries.
About HERE Maps: HERE is one of the leading experts for route planning and mapping online, recognised by the Ovum’s Location Platform Index (June 2019) as the best provider for mapping and navigation. The European company has over 30 years of expertise in the field, with a strong record of innovation and with a focus on data privacy and security. Here.com
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