With Google Maps API for Business we get a web-based solution with the power of a desktop application.
—Felix Shterenfeld, Development Manager Trak-iT
Geofence your assets and vehicles
Draw boundaries with Google Maps API for Business to send out notifications when key assets leave this defined area. Reduce the chance of theft and lost trucks with timely, location related alerts.
Visualize breadcrumb trails
Trucks and assets transmit GPS coordinates which are plentiful and difficult to understand. Analyze past and current locations by visualizing your assets and monitor selected vehicles for easy reporting, anytime of the day.
Reverse geocode with a click
Find a location on the map and click to find the closest street address with Google Maps API for Business' reverse geocoding feature. Google's worldwide road data allows you to find the closest street address of a point while sitting at your desk.
Develop tools for mass appeal
Query data and display sales information for an interactive mapping experience for all employees, regardless of technical ability.
Secure and Private
Access secure, internal datastores and restrict access to your application with login, while your data remains viewable to authorized users only.
Understand difficult data
Generate compelling visualizations of difficult to understand business data. Remove the numbers and replace with stunning color based heat maps to power better sales decision making.
Take data on the go
With business data integration, set up alerts for sales people on the road of nearby customers with Google Maps API for Business powered mobile applications. Using an employee's location, direct employees to the closest customer with the Google Maps Directions API.
Google Maps play a big role spurring success in our stores and catalog and improving the overall customer experience.
—Dave Widmer - Senior Manager of Internet, Crate and Barrel
Brand your map
Retain your company’s brand identity with custom icons or stylized maps for your Google Maps API for Business implementations. Change the colors of the roads and the parks to match your company’s colors to match your brand.
Direct customers to your stores
Place a map on your landing page so customers can see and find the closest store locations on the map. Add driving directions queries to store location information so your users know the best way to get to your stores.
Create unique searches
Let your users find stores based on hours of operation, services offered and location, all based on your store information. Allow your customers to pan and zoom a Google Maps API for Business store locator to find the closest store.
Create a conversation with citizens
Create an application that allows your citizens to report potholes, noise and crime complaints using an online map and record the location of these submissions from Google Maps API for Business. Collect detailed location information from your mobile work crews and police force in order to deploy the best staff to a worksite.
Present national issues with local flare
Show your constituents where stimulus and tax money is being spent for a better understanding of projects close to home.
Visualize traffic and construction projects
Help your citizens save time and money by creating a comprehensive mapping application showing the locations of road construction projects that might cause traffic delays.
The Google Earth and Google Maps API presented a wonderful opportunity for us to take the content that we've been delivering for years and deliver it in an entirely new, dynamic and engaging way.
– Don P. Rescigno, Herff Jones Educational Publishing
Keep employees productive
Create geographic visualizations that save time and money for decision makers to make important decisions.
Ensure data is viewed securely
HTTPS and SSL are available to Google Maps API for Business customers and allow you to keep your data and your customer’s data safe.
Customize maps for different views
Programmatically create maps upon log in, based on regional data, managed assets or physical location. Save employees time by presenting a simple map for quick visual analysis.
Map out numbers
Viewing assets or customers on a map allow you and your users to quickly locate different features while seeing how the location relates to these assets or customers. Employees can visually analyze color coded assets or customers based on importance, age or value.