Meet businesses around the world using what3words
From precise deliveries in the UK and India to locating car breakdowns quickly, here are some of the latest ways businesses around the world are using what3words:
BoilerJuice: Enabling suppliers to deliver oil to rural homes
BoilerJuice is an online pricing aggregator for oil. Customers can now add a what3words addresses to orders so oil suppliers that list on BoilerJuice can make precise deliveries.
‘what3words will help suppliers reduce their costs due to wasted time locating properties or identifying the correct heating oil tank. This is not only great for our suppliers, but it also helps improve customer experiences.’
~ Zoe Blackhall, Head of Supply, BoilerJuice
CAA – Canadian Automobile Association: Locating drivers quickly and safely
The CAA Club Group provides breakdown assistance to members in Greater Toronto Area, South and Central Ontario, and Manitoba. It has integrated what3words into its dispatch software and call taking process so engineers can reach drivers quickly and get them back on the road.
‘what3words is an innovative and effective approach to finding exact locations. It’s another tool we use to keep the safety of our Members a top priority and ensuring our roadside rescuers know exactly where to find them.’
~ Anita Mueller, SVP Club & Automotive, CAA Club Group
DTDC: Bringing precise deliveries to India
India’s leading logistics company, DTDC, is using what3words so customers’ parcels arrive in exactly the right place, no matter where they live.
‘Last-mile delivery failures in India are often a result of informal and inaccurate addresses, which leads to proportional losses to logistics partners and carriers. what3words offers a unique way for us to deliver to precise locations – particularly in areas with informal addresses.’
~ Abhishek Chakraborty, Executive Director, DTDC
Beach Collective: Rewarding climate action
Beach Collective is a circular economy platform powered by its currency, $beach. It’s integrated what3words into its map so users can find exact places to make climate-positive actions, and earn tokens for their work.
‘Beach Action is a social platform which rewards direct climate action. Beach Action geolocates actions using what3words to create an incentive for anyone, anywhere to take action for our planet.’
~ Rob Cobbold, COO, Beach Collective
Mahabis : Delivering quality footwear to customers
This premium footwear brand enables customers to provide a what3words address in the checkout flow so that they can say exactly where they want their deliveries.
Zuvolo: Organising outdoor events
This app that helps users organise outdoor events has added what3words onto its Mapbox map. It acts as a safety tool that allows participants and organisers to view any other participant’s exact location.
‘Using what3words, event participants can report their precise location, and organisers can view participant locations remotely if issues occur anywhere on a route.’
~ Steven Abrams, Founder, Zuvolo