Manufacturing

Geotechnology and software tools can be used in every industry type. Manufacturing of either mass production or niche products is no exception. Below are a range of examples that can help producers in different sectors map and visualise data with Mapsimise. Mapsimise has been designed to help your organisation use data more effectively helping drive efficiency in business activity.

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    Automotive

    The auto industry has changed over the past decade to be more efficient and automated, with resale and configuration of potential sales of vehicles being driven by online customer demand. The idea of visiting showrooms to see the latest model is now less popular. More new vehicles are now connected to the internet driving IoT with data being collected and monitored. Geo data can be used and presented in many ways.

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    Ways Mapsimise can optimise your Manufacturing business:

    • Show Maps of Dealerships

      Maps defining stock and location of dealerships could be created to represent dealerships by location.

    • Show Maps for Supply

      Similar with supply chain all relevant data could be mapped to show supply by location and track delivery time.

    • Show Maps for Monitoring

      Vehicle data not commonly recorded could be displayed for a customer or fleet manager to show journeys and vehicle location.

    • Show Maps for Customer Data

      Maps can be used to show a range of data including customer data by location. Using Mapsimise you can segment or draw on maps creating filters and lists for sales follow up or marketing an event.

    • Share External Maps

      Mapsimise enables the use and creation of external maps. Maps can be created and shared externally with suitable data sets.

    Electrical Equipment

    Mapsimise can help present data relating to the manufacture and production of equipment and components especially around delivery and maintenance of shipped product. With Mapsimise you will be easily able to track customer, prospect and supplier data by country or region. Maintenance or shipped product can also be tracked, and jobs assigned to field agents from a given map with integration from popular CRM systems.

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    Ways Mapsimise can optimise your Manufacturing business:

    • Show Maps for Suppliers

      If you manufacture just in time and build or include supplier components then having the ability to track delivery and represent all supplier data may be beneficial to business activity.

    • Show Maps for Customers

      Build maps and layered views to show sets and subsets of customer data by country, region or by filtered area.

    • Use Maps for Marketing

      through integration with MailChimp and DotDigital you can now tailor and segment data for marketing based on location or filter.

    • Show Maps for Sales

      Build map views for all your sales data highlighting hotspots of sales and product activity.

    • Show Maps for Service

      enable tracking of service and support engagement by location with Mapsimise maps.

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    Renewable Energy

    Using geo enabled tools like Mapsimise when manufacturing and managing energy sites and components will add advantages to your business. Using Mapsimise and Google related map services you can map all relevant data for customers and suppliers but include sites and locations if these are being managed. Using a range of drawing tools, you can outline location plans and build up or import KML files to show routes of pipework or cabling. Mapsimise helps display and visualise core data sets and day to day business activity.

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    Ways Mapsimise can optimise your Manufacturing business:

    • Show Maps of Incidents

      Build up a map view to show activity of incidents or repair needed at install sites.

    • Show Maps of Installs

      If you manage pipes, cables or networks Mapsimise can help by displaying data of ground location. You can import data as a KML or CSV file of plotted points giving visual representation.

    • Show Maps for Customers

      If you supply services to customers, you can map all customer data by location.

    FMCG

    Fast moving consumer goods never stop to evolve as our lifestyles change, new products are introduced to the market and processes adapt. Just think about supermarket delivery and how click and collect has changed the way we shop. Using Mapsimise with a range of embedded geo tools will help plot, track and manage data visually for your organisation. From the sales of drinks at bars and restaurants, to clothing and food, the opportunity to visualise your datasets is extensive.

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    Ways Mapsimise can optimise your Manufacturing business:

    • Show Maps of Outlets

      You can visually create maps to show all outlets that stock and sell your product.

    • Show Maps for Sales

      With Mapsimise you can plan appointments and routes for sales teams for efficient visits and use Business Search to find other businesses in a given area.

    • Show Maps for Delivery

      Plan and track delivery routes on a map for drivers by plotting outlets and customer data from well-known CRM systems.

    • Share External Maps

      Build maps from different datasets and share them publicly or with suppliers.

    Construction

    Working in the construction industry will generate a range of data sets including Projects and building sites. You may also need to track planning applications and resources local to any given build. With Mapsimise you can visualise all data that can be geolocated and display one or more maps and share with different teams. You can connect to different data sources and popular CRM systems, whilst also being able to build maps with multiple layers of data.

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    Ways Mapsimise can optimise your Manufacturing business:

    • Show Maps of Site

      If you are running multiple projects or building sites these can all be mapped in a single view with associated data.

    • Show Maps of Suppliers

      With Mapsimise you can plot and visualise all supplier data, along with all contractor information.

    • Share External Maps

      if you have data that can be shared with the public Mapsimise can create external maps to share on a website.

    Software

    As a software vendor, we know that mapping, planning and using descriptive data for analysis can help our business, along with those of our customers. Mapsimise can help your team display customer, supplier or case and sales data. You can easily use Mapsimise for target marketing with MailChimp or DotDigital or connect to a popular CRM system for real time updates. Use free data sources and upload to Mapsimise Data tables to enhance your business prospecting or use Google Search to find similar businesses by location.

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    Ways Mapsimise can optimise your Manufacturing business:

    • Show Maps of Customers

      Build map view with Mapsimise to show location of all customers with given services or products.

    • Show Maps of Sales Opportunity

      By linking to popular CRM systems you can plot all opportunity and sales data.

    • Show Maps of Suppliers

      With complex electronics and engineering components, mapping supplier data for build or maintenance projects helps visualise all related data.

    • Share External Maps

      If you have data sets you want to share with customers or the general public, Mapsimise enables data and map sharing.

    A guru is like a live road map

    GIS is a form of digital mapping technology. Kind of like Google Earth, but better.

    - Arnold Schwarzenegger

    Import and Plot your Business Data on Maps

    Prepare your address-based business data, and let Mapsimise do the hard work of plotting it on a map. Be it contact locations, assets, properties, store locations, appointments - anything that has an address can be visualised on a map.

    Import your .CSV or .XLSX files from Excel, and tell Mapsimise which columns to use as address fields. We then do the hard work of converting the addresses to global locations so that you can see where in the world you are doing business

    If your data already has latitude/longitude co-ordinates no worries! Mapsimise respects your pre-geocoded data and will automatically plot it for you.

    Connect and Map Live Data from your CRM System

    Already managing your accounts, contacts and leads with an online CRM system? Mapsimise can connect to Dynamics 365, Salesforce, and Sugar CRM and display your live data on maps.

    There's no lengthy importing/exporting or synchronisation of records to get up and running with maps. Mapsimise enriches your data with latitude/longitude co-ordinates, or respects your already geocoded data.

    Visualise your business entities on a map, and open records in your connected CRM. Perform spatial queries on your data and push results back into CRM marketing lists/campaigns.

    Draw Shapes to Filter your Data

    Use Mapsimise's drawing tools to perform spatial queries on your data. From a simple box to an entire outline of a territory, it's easy to filter your data based on distance and area. No more guesswork using postal codes or area names! Combine shapes to create complex filters.

    Use widely-available KML files containing predefined shapes such as state and postal code boundaries, countries, school catchment areas and more to narrow down your queries.

    Examples of spatial filters made simple with Mapsimise:

    • Find all my customers within 5 miles of

    • List all my properties within half a mile of

    • Give me all assets located in or

    Collaborative Team Working with Mapsimise

    Manage data and access security roles with Mapsimise

    Mapsimise makes working with maps a collaborative and flexible experience. Set up a map with multiple layers of connected or imported data, then all team members can create unlimited views against that map. All shapes, data filters, KML regions, routes and visual themes/effects are saved in a view.

    Share your map views with other team members, either as view-only or with edit permissions. Add notes to the map to highlight points of interest to your team.

    Share your maps with the world by making map views publicly available via links or website embedding.

    Calculate and Optimise Driving Routes

    Combine your business data with the power of Google Maps to plan driving routes between appointments, salesperson meetings, deliveries - in fact, anything with a start time and a location!

    Mapsimise takes routing further with fully adjustable visit start times and durations for each leg of your itinerary. Re-order visits by dragging and dropping.

    Auto-routing lets you take a selection of filtered records and plot them automatically, optimising by route or respecting the start times from your dataset - allowing you to best-fit your appointments or deliveries to a route and a schedule.

    Search Business Data

    Mapsimise allows you to search worldwide for arbitrary locations by postal code, street name, city, points of interest and more. You can add these locations to a driving route, or create a filter from them (for example: all my customers within 10 miles of LaGuardia)

    We've also leveraged the power of Google Business search to put the details of millions of businesses at your fingertips. Need to find a restaurant or hotel while planning a salesperson's itinerary? Or be able to recommend locations nearby to an existing customer? Your users can find what they need without leaving the Mapsimise interface.

    Targeted Marketing with Mapsimise

    Harness the power of Mapsimise's spatial filtering to enhance your mailing lists. Connect to leading digital marketing platforms such as Dotdigital and Mailchimp to send marketing materials to contacts you have identified using the Mapsimise toolset.

    If you've already built your marketing workflow in your connected CRM system, you can push your filtered records back into Dynamics 365 Marketing Lists, Salesforce Campaigns, and SugarCRM Target Lists at the click of a button.

    Use Data Filters to Refine your Maps

    Before you can work with your data spatially, it's important to make sure you're working with the correct subset of data, especially when dealing with tens of thousands of records.

    Mapsimise has a powerful query builder that lets you filter on names, dates, numbers, yes/no fields and more. Use AND and OR groupings to build complex queries.

    If you need to use a particular query frequently, Mapsimise lets you set up Quick Filters that are always displayed at the top of your map. For example: a date range for displaying appointments, or a dropdown of types of customer.

    Use Pin Variations to change the icon, shape, and colour of your map markers according to fields on your data. For example: colour-coding your global opportunities by closure probability.

    Geospatially Analyse your Data

    Use clustering to help visualise where you have large collections of data by grouping markers together. Analyse this further by using heatmaps, which provide a striking visualisation of the spatial weighting of your data.

    Proximity filtering gives you the ability to compare distances between two of your data layers. Mapsimise provides several options to help visualise the proximity of records.

    Some examples of proximity filtering:

    • Show customers within 10km of my stores

    • Which gas stations are closest to which depots?

    • Which engineers are closest to my current callouts?

    Location Intelligence (LI)

    Location intelligence (LI), or spatial intelligence, is the process of deriving meaningful insight from geospatial data relationships to solve a particular problem.

    Explore Mapsimise Themes

    Mapsimise has a selection of more than ten map styles to help enhance the experience of your users and customers. Amongst the available styles are dark maps for light sensitive conditions, as well as themes that cater for colour blindness. This screenshot reel shows just a few of the available map styles.

    Mapsimise UI

    The Mapsimise user interface has been designed to cater for its numerous functions and features without taking focus away from what's most important - your data on a map.

    Out of the box, Mapsimise gives the user a selection of two UI themes: Dark and Light. The Light theme is more traditional, while the Dark theme brings a modern look and helps reduce eyestrain through prolonged use.

    Mapsimise uses cutting-edge web standards to make the app available on desktop and mobile devices, so you can map your data wherever you are.

    How we use layers to map your data

    Mapsimise uses a layering system to merge data from different sources onto your maps. We then underlay regions from KML files and overlay your planned routes to bring all of the functionality together.

    • Plan routes for field operatives

      Plan routes between entities manually or automatically, then see the route overlaid on your data.

    • Connect and plot business data

      Every business entity you want to see on a map has its own layer. You can set up as many data layers as your need, and re-order them to show business-critical entities on top.

    • Use KML regions to filter and augment your data

      Import KML files to display regions and placemarks on the map alongside your data. Manage territories by filtering your data by selected regions.

    • Powered by Google Maps

      Mapsimise is built on top of the best-in-class Google Maps interface, providing familiarity for your users and allowing Mapsimise to leverage theming and Street View.

    How our map embedding works

    Mapsimise allows you to embed your customised maps into your website, intranet, or business web applications. You can also share maps internally and publicly via clickable links. Each shared map has a range of options to customise its look and feel. See some embedded map examples below, all using live data from our Mapsimise demo.

    Where do I begin?

    If you're having any trouble understanding Mapsimise, let us help you. We have extended our information delivery to best help you get to where you need to be.

    Mapsimise is an integral part to any business, and the team here are dedicated to proving exactly why that is the case. We understand that the world of geospatial business is not easy to understand, so we are here to help.

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