Client case studies
Some examples of how our software, data, and expertise have delivered solutions to real-world, location-based business challenges.
Based around existing heritage sites, it was vital for Jailhouse Tours (JHT) to understand the potential audience surrounding their venues in order to accurately target and select a suitable message for their audiences. JHT approached us wanting to know who lived within a reasonable drive distance of their locations.
McGinley Support Services is one of the UK’s largest specialist recruitment agencies providing the Infrastructure sector of the construction industry with permanent, contract and temporary staff at all levels. They originally came to us wanting a solution to allow them to calculate the time and mileage required on site visits.
When the Director of Stuart Todd Associates approached us looking for a cost effective GIS mapping tool able to offer administrative boundaries, drive-time catchments, and simplicity of use; MapVision seemed like the obvious solution.
Thatchers Cider came to us to map their sales territories and help them to grow their presence outside of their South West heartland. Here is how we helped them to plan their network.
A registered charity needed a way to measure journey distance for both their own car-using customers and the HGV drivers distributing vehicles for these customers.
Lambert Smith Hampton came to us looking to be able to create heat maps at a local authority level and then embed the results within their website to make them available to everyone.
We were approached by a private ambulance provider looking to expand their operations across the UK and wanted to identify the optimal locations to set up future bases. Here is how we worked together to optimise their network.
Vibrant Energy Matters Limited approached us looking to optimise their staff network and improve their service efficiency. Here is how we helped them to coordinate their national service network.
The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund came to us needing to gain a better understanding of the national demand for their services in order to allocate resources effectively and predict future requirements.
Northamptonshire County Council approached us looking for a geodemographic profiling solution to help them to improve service provision and, most importantly, the health and wellbeing of the population of Northamptonshire. We suggested P2 People & Places, our own geodemographic profiling data.
In an ever-changing marketplace, a business needs to evolve to stay competitive. We’ve written many blogs and case studies about picking the most fruitful location for a new venture using location and demographic data, but what if you have an existing network that you need to review?
Transport Focus, the independent watchdog for transport users, came to us to help develop a survey for Strategic Road Network (SRN) users which measured satisfaction specific to the SRN roads they used. The challenge was to identify where a user had travelled on the SRN whilst keeping the survey intuitive and easy to complete.
We were approached by a private healthcare provider back in 2009. They needed a fast and accurate way to determine the nearest clients (e.g. health partners and/or patients) within range of their consultants. Our TimeTravel drive time & distance data seemed like a good solution and, for more than 10 years, this solution has provided the best possible service to their clients.
In early 2017, one of our clients of over a decade and a market leader in their industry, approached us about producing a large batch of maps and data, all to the same specification. The maps were to be used to analyse competitor locations as part of a bid to buy a competitor’s network.
Rexel UK came to Beacon Dodsworth looking to allocate territories to their branches throughout Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Here is how we worked together to maximise the efficiency of each branch in their network.
Since 1998 we’ve been working with a not-for-profit body that seeks to improve Local Authority frontline services such as refuse collection, environmental health and housing. During a period of public sector cuts and local authorities running at a deficit, we are delighted that we can help them make such a positive contribution to local services.
International Hair Cosmetics Limited are a global name in haircare products. Since 2012 their sales support team have been using our solutions to make it as easy as possible for their UK clients to source ASP Hair branded products from the most conveniently located distributor.
One of the UK's largest budget hotel chains country approached us. With sites in both rural and urban locations and some towns and cities served by many hotels, the client wanted to make it easy for customers to book the hotel that is most convenient for their plans. Our solution was to use our TimeTravel product to supply the data for an interactive hotel finder on the client’s website.
Since 2011 we’ve been providing the NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS) with a mileage calculation web service that’s efficient, simple to use and accurate.
Using GIS to analyse locations and produce detailed franchise area maps.
The London office of a global general insurer, with more than 320 offices worldwide, approached us with a challenge. They wanted to take an innovative approach to assessing fire risk by looking at the distance of their clients from their nearest fire station. What can we say, we love a challenge.
A nationwide retailer wanted to showcase local stock on a new website. They came to us to create realistic local catchments that matched each customer to their closest store. This how we helped each customer view their closest store’s stock online and make delivery as efficient as possible…
An NHS Healthcare Trust approached us to assist them in a project to intelligently plan the location of their outpatient clinics based upon travel times. Here is how we helped them to simplify and rationalise the process.
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