How to Prepare Your Business for a Possible Recession

There is a 40% chance the US economy could fall into a recession by next year, according to a recent Market Insiders article. Businesses should prepare for the possibility now. Citi Private Bank’s head of capital markets, Kristen Bitterly, said to Market Insiders in its June 22, 2022 article that there is a 40% chance … More How to Prepare Your Business for a Possible Recession

How to Make Deliveries Profitable Despite Rising Fuel Prices

Shortages and rising costs are hitting businesses hard – especially those that provide delivery services. Material shortages, staffing shortages, and now rising fuel costs. Businesses everywhere are feeling the effects of these trying times. For the logistics industry, fuel costs have always been an important factor in the cost of their services as well as … More How to Make Deliveries Profitable Despite Rising Fuel Prices

Location APIs 101: Understanding What They Are and How They Benefit Businesses

Commonly used, but not commonly known. Location APIs benefit businesses in most every industry. Understanding what each location API does will help your business determine what direction to go. Location application programming interfaces (location APIs) are commonly used by a company’s IT and Marketing Departments. They work behind-the-scenes to ensure businesses run smoothly and efficiently, … More Location APIs 101: Understanding What They Are and How They Benefit Businesses

2 Reasons Why the Most Successful Businesses Use Routing APIs

Routing APIs are giving the most successful businesses an advantage over their competitors. There are numerous reasons why some businesses are more successful than others. We often think that success is tied to brand loyalty and brand recognition, but then, seemingly out of nowhere, a new company emerges and begins attracting those once loyal customers … More 2 Reasons Why the Most Successful Businesses Use Routing APIs

How to Meet Delivery Demands Amidst a Labor Shortage

Meeting the increased demand for delivery has become more difficult in the last year, with both retail and food and beverage industries experiencing a labor shortage. To fulfill customer orders and increase delivery efficiency, the ability to map out multiple locations for delivery drivers via route planning is a necessity in today’s world. Stores and … More How to Meet Delivery Demands Amidst a Labor Shortage

3 Easy Steps to Get Started with Food Delivery Mapping

Food delivery service is an essential part of the restaurant experience and services, with 60% of consumers ordering delivery or takeout once a week. Consumers expect restaurants to deliver food to their homes and businesses quickly, with 33% saying they would pay a higher fee for faster delivery. To accomplish this, restaurants use mapping technology … More 3 Easy Steps to Get Started with Food Delivery Mapping

The Anatomy of a Great Delivery Route Planner

When you have multiple restaurant locations, each food delivery adds to your expenses. Planning routes and adjusting them on the fly is time-consuming, and your management teams want to stay focused on in-house customers, not back-office tasks. Without a delivery route planner, your drivers will spend more time and gas than is necessary. In return, … More The Anatomy of a Great Delivery Route Planner

Geospatial Data and the Evolution of the Restaurant Industry

As the pandemic’s effects continue to rock the food and beverage industry, restaurants must evolve and adapt to thrive. From exploring alternative business models to expanding delivery services, strategic decisions based on geospatial data can protect and grow your restaurant.  Geospatial data impacts all business aspects, including consumer expectations, and the best restaurants use it … More Geospatial Data and the Evolution of the Restaurant Industry

How Restaurants Can Measure the ROI of Geomarketing

What if you could entice potential restaurant guests with a mouth-watering promotion minutes before they enter the movie, concert, or event near you?  Then remind them to take advantage of your restaurant deal before they even leave the area?  With geomarketing, you can personalize every message and deliver it at the optimal time, increasing sales … More How Restaurants Can Measure the ROI of Geomarketing

What Restaurants Should Know About Adding a Map with Multiple Locations to Your Website

This article will discuss why you should add a map with multiple locations to your website or mobile app and best practices for implementing a map solution, including powering your maps using MapQuest for Business’s geospatial solutions. … More What Restaurants Should Know About Adding a Map with Multiple Locations to Your Website