ZIP codes are a critical map layer for conducting analysis in business mapping software. Originally created by the U.S. Postal Service to improve mail delivery, ZIP codes have become a meaningful geographic unit used by business to analyze markets, plan marketing campaigns, and define sales territories.
Businesses and non-profit organizations use interactive ZIP code maps for a variety of real life applications:
Map Business Online's ZIP code map layer can be turned off and on. ZIP codes can be color shaded to reflect areas of interest, territories, coverage areas or to simply highlight a ZIP code or two. ZIP code boundary lines can be adjusted by color and thickness interactively. And ZIP code labels can be appended by up to five additional data fields. Append your ZIP code labels with demographic data, calculated data or your own imported sales or operational data. Export lists of ZIP codes for use in 3rd party applications.
ZIP code data in Map Business Online is automatically updated quarterly to reflect US Postal Service changes. A complete list of all types of ZIP codes (boundary and point types) is included in the application assuring any legitimate ZIP can be queried, filtered and exported for use on your business.
Map Business Online offers a variety of methods for creating and sharing interactive ZIP code maps. So, whether you need advanced, hierarchical sales territory management maps or you just need a simple list of ZIP codes now is the time for you to leverage the power of interactive ZIP code maps for your business.
Prison Fellowship — Prison Fellowship® trains and inspires churches and communities-inside and outside of prison-to support the restoration of those affected by incarceration. PFM uses Map Business Online Team Edition to create a variety of maps that track the placement of constituents and describe the demographic background of placement areas for further study and understanding.
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This leading national footwear brand manufacturer uses Map Business Online to conduct retail coverage assessments nationwide. They loved MBO’s ability to provide both street level detail and USA wide high level views of points-of-sale. Importing location enabled address databases for symbolization and color shading is easy. New and planned stores can be added to the map market analysis as products are launched and mature.
"Importing location enabled address databases for symbolization and color shading is easy."
A leading provider of automated storage and retrieval systems, Kardex Remstar has a multi-layered distribution network in North America. Mapping regional sales territories and sales districts using ZIP codes and states. Kardex Remstar tapped into MBO territory creation services to make the process quick and easy. Detailed ZIP code tables were converted by Map Business Online into multiple maps describing their distribution network, sales coverage by customer segment, and product maps.
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