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Press Releases from Postcode Anywhere (61 total)

Celtic Manor Resort updates website with Postcode Anywhere

The award-winning Celtic Manor Resort has selected Postcode Anywhere’s ‘what’s your postcode?’ technology to improve its online booking system. The five-star resort, which is preparing to host the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) Summit on 4-5 September 2014, selected the auto-complete technology in order to upgrade its online booking process and ensure a consistent and credible online experience. Paul Jones, Online Systems Manager at Celtic Manor Resort, said: “As a world-class five

Canada Post launch new public address search with Postcode Anywhere

Canada Post has upgraded its online postal code finder using AddressComplete, the new search-based address service launched with address management experts, Postcode Anywhere. Providing easy access to Canada Post’s property level Postal Code Address Database (PCAD), citizens in Canada can confirm shipping details by simply entering the full or partial address details in AddressComplete to obtain the properly validated address. Commenting on the launch, Guy Mucklow, CEO of Postcode Anywhere

Postcode Anywhere Achieves Australia Post Certification

Postcode Anywhere, a leading supplier of international address management software, today announced that it is now officially certified by Australia Post’s Address Matching Approval System (AMAS®), a program used to measure the accuracy of address validation software. As an official AMAS approved supplier, Postcode Anywhere’s customers will be able to search and validate addresses against the 12 million delivery points within the Australia Post Postal Address File (PAF). The certified software

Ethical Superstore reduces cart abandonment by over 100 per cent with Postcode A …

Spark Etail is the UK’s leading online retailer serving the ethical shopping market, bringing together two pioneers in the sector, Natural Collection and After implementing Postcode Anywhere’s address validation tool, Capture+, across their ecommerce sites, Ethical Superstore have been able to significantly reduce cart abandonment rates, and provide a much stronger user experience for their customers. “Naturally we wanted a solution to make the check-out process as seamless and user-friendly

Canada Post launches easy-to-use online address validation platform

Canada Post today launched AddressComplete, a web service that allows for cost-effective and efficient address data capture and validation using Canada’s most current and accurate address database. The new product was developed through a strategic relationship with the leading provider of address validation web services, Postcode Anywhere and helps reduce costs related to incorrect addresses and improves the end-user address capture experience. “Delays in payment receipt, parcel delivery failures and

Virgin shows customer service is not a game with Postcode Anywhere

Virgin Games, has improved its online registration process after implementing address validation software from Postcode Anywhere. Launched in 2004, Virgin Games is one of the UK’s leading online gaming sites. The company has been using software from Postcode Anywhere to ensure its website falls into line with the rest of Richard Branson’s Virgin brand. Operations Director of Virgin Games, Tina Thakor-Rankin, said: “We set up Virgin Games in 2004, initially as a

“Balance the bricks with the clicks”, says Postcode Anywhere

This month, the UK retail market was rocked by the closure of three major household names; Blockbuster, Jessops and HMV, which all fell into administration within the first 16 days of 2013. Nearing the end of a tragic two months for the UK high street, which also saw Comet’s demise in December 2012, Postcode Anywhere’s Guy Mucklow believes that it’s an important wake up call for retailers not become complacent

It’s official – we’ve arrived in Diglis

Members of staff at Diglis-based technology company Postcode Anywhere are thrilled that they have now completed the move to their new waterside location. Directors and employees thought their first day in their new working environment presented them with an ideal opportunity of saying a big ‘thank you’ to the army of building contractors, interior designers and those providing other support services. The company’s move to new state-of-the-art office in Taylor Wimpey’s

Brits are happier online shoppers than US and Canadian consumers

According to a survey from Postcode Anywhere of 3,000 consumers across Canada, the US and the UK found UK consumers are more satisfied with online shopping than our transatlantic cousins. Results showed that four in 10 (39 per cent) North American consumers have had a bad experience with a delivery for an item ordered online, compared with under three in 10 (27 per cent) Brits. Over the last 12 months,

Postcode Anywhere joins eCommerce expert line-up at Sales Director Live 2012

Data quality expert Postcode Anywhere will be joining Liquidshop, PayPal, RPS and a host of retail decision makers at Sales Director Live, part of The Business Show, to talk multi-channel retailing and the anatomy of a successful eCommerce website. In the eCommerce and Retail Theatre at the show, which runs from 22nd to 23rd November at London Olympia, Postcode Anywhere’s Guy Mucklow will relay his tips on fulfillment and maximising

Postcode Anywhere Partners with Magento

Postcode Anywhere, address validation specialist, today announced its Silver Industry Partnership with Magento, an eBay company and leading eCommerce platform provider that powers over 125,000 online stores. Free to download for any user, Postcode Anywhere’s address look-up integrations provide UK and international address auto-fill for all the standard entry screens with Magento Community Edition. Magento is an open source eCommerce solution that gives merchants complete flexibility and control over the look,

Postcode Anywhere Wins Vendor of the Year Award

Address management expert, Postcode Anywhere, have been crowned as the software vendors of the year at this year’s Software Satisfaction Awards. Organised by Sift Media in association with Intellect, The SSAs aim to recognise the highest standards achieved by software providers in the UK. The awards comprise the UK's biggest survey of opinion among business software users, with a huge 10,691 people voting, making them one of the largest pieces of business

ESE Direct Increases Revenue by almost £50,000 with Postcode Anywhere

ESE Direct, a retailer of industrial and commercial products, has noted an immediate growth in revenue, after implementing Postcode Anywhere on their ecommerce website. The B2B retailer use address validation from Postcode Anywhere to ensure a fast and efficient checkout process on their online store. After just one year of using the service, ESE estimates increased revenue by almost £50,000. Lee Newell, Online Marketing Executive at ESE Direct said: “We came to

Postcode Anywhere to Develop Capture + Integration for Oracle Fusion CRM Platfor …

International address management specialists, Postcode Anywhere, plan to launch its Capture + integration for Oracle Sales and Marketing Cloud Service. With the phenomenal success of the company’s Capture + service, its new generation international address finder, Postcode Anywhere has proved its market agility yet again, by developing the integration with Oracle Sales and Marketing Cloud Service. A part of the recently announced Oracle Cloud, Oracle’s enterprise-grade CRM cloud applications offer all

Postcode Anywhere Launches Capture+ on's AppExchange, the App Mar …

Postcode Anywhere today announced it has launched Capture+ on's AppExchange, the app marketplace for the social enterprise. Capture+ will make customer, contact and lead relationship management simpler with one-click address auto-fill. The service also incorporates extra data, set to “eliminate” common customer address problems such as not having a ZIP or postal code on file, or not being able to arrange delivery to apartments. The announcement was made today at’s

Postcode Anywhere an Official Sponsor of Database Marketing Awards 2012

Worcester, UK – 12 September 2012 – Global data quality expert Postcode Anywhere has announced it will be sponsoring the “Outstanding Data Provider” in the B2B category at the 2012 Database Marketing Awards. Launched last year to recognise and reward excellence in the sector, the Awards are already a firmly established feature in the marketing calendar. Since its inception in 2001, Postcode Anywhere has recognised the potential for using the internet to

Next Generation of Address Finder Introduced at Dreamforce’12

Data quality experts at Postcode Anywhere will be demonstrating a new address validation service this month at the 10th anniversary of Dreamforce in San Francisco. The address validation and auto-complete technology, called Capture+, makes address entry in Salesforce quicker and easier. Capture+ combines search-engine style auto-predict technology with worldwide address datasets and integrates with Salesforces’ CRM solution in minutes. Capture+ aims to make customer, contact and lead relationship management simpler with

Tile Traders Cut 10% off Fuel Costs with Smart Delivery Technology

Leading tile supplier Hampshire Tile Warehouse has reduced fuel consumption by 10% and saved an hour in every working day after introducing smart route planning software from Postcode Anywhere. Hampshire Tile Warehouse is a family-run multi-site business supplying tiling products throughout the UK. With a high delivery volume, complex route planning has historically taken up a considerable portion of the firm’s resources. However, the company is confident route optimisation software

Address Validation Boosts Overseas Fundraising for World Muslim Federation

Worcester, UK – 26 June 2012 – A global charity for Muslims has improved its fundraising overseas by using international address validation from Postcode Anywhere in its customer management software. The charity, the World Federation of Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Muslim Communities, uses Postcode Anywhere’s new addressing tool, Capture+, to validate international addresses from all over the world in its extensive customer database. Sadiq Datoo, deputy secretary general for the charity, said:

Man City Avoids Ticket Sale Home-Goals with Salesforce Address Look-up

Worcester, UK – 19 June 2012 – Manchester City Football Club anticipates a surge in ticket sales after its recent Premier League win, which it says is “bound to lead to more online activity.” In response, the Club has installed address auto-fill technology from Postcode Anywhere on its office administration software. The address validation service increases the speed of contact data entry and ensures the accuracy of any details entered,

“Address Validation Contributes to Start-up Success,” says Postcode Anywhere …

Worcester, UK – 12 June 2012 – Cox Web Design has highlighted the importance of including postcode look-up in building a viable online business this week. The Loughborough-based web development studio uses Postcode Anywhere technology in client websites where address look-up is required. David Cox, director of Cox Web Design, said: “We use Postcode Anywhere’s address validation to speed up the checkout process for our client's customers. It also helps reduce

Postcode Route Planning to Help Raise £100,000 for Street Children

Worcester, UK – 29 May 2012 – Rock UK Adventure Centres Limited has used Postcode Anywhere’s Route Optimiser to plot the most efficient route for a UK-wide fundraising cycle challenge. The adventure centre company has set an “ambitious” £100,000 target for the race, set to raise funds for The Street Child World Cup, a worldwide campaign advocating the rights of children living on the streets full-time. Rock UK believes postcode-powered technology from

Postcode Anywhere Announces Real-Time Address Auto-Completion for Salesforce CRM

Worcester, UK – 22 May 2012 – Ecommerce specialists at Postcode Anywhere will be demonstrating a new address validation service today at Cloudforce UK, “the largest social enterprise event in Europe,” at the ICC London ExCeL. The address validation and auto-complete technology, called Capture+, makes address entry easier in Salesforce CRM. Capture+ combines search-engine style auto-suggest technology with worldwide address datasets and integrates with Salesforce CRM’s social enterprise solution in minutes. Capture+

Customers “Expect” Address Look-Up, Says Magento Ecommerce Retailer

Worcester, UK – 15 May 2012 – Online fire retailer reports a “vast improvement” on their ordering process this week after installing address validation from Postcode Anywhere on their Magento ecommerce website. The company adds that the technology is something consumers “expect to see.” This follows last year’s Postcode Anywhere research revealing over a third of UK consumers now expect address auto-fill when checking out online. Available on the Magento Connect

Three Years of St. Tropez Customers Finding Perfect Tan with Postcode Anywhere

St.Tropez has now been using Store Finder from Postcode Anywhere for over three years, in order to help their online customers locate their nearest professional salon or spa, offering St. Tropez treatments. Jennifer Needham, Digital Executive for PZ Cussons Beauty, said: “We required a service that would allow our customers to easily find the nearest spa and beauty salons where St. Tropez treatments are available. “Customers simply enter their postcode

Postcode Anywhere Releases Real-Time Address Auto-Completion, Capture+

Ecommerce specialists at Postcode Anywhere are releasing the public beta of a new address validation service today at Internet World, Europe’s largest and longest-running event for digital marketing and online business. The address validation and auto-complete technology, called Capture+, is set to “change the way people order goods online,” says the company. The service makes address entry easier at checkout by combining search-engine style auto-suggest technology with worldwide address datasets and

Last Post: Postcode Anywhere Adds Army Data to UK Address Service

Worcester, UK – 19 April 2012 – British forces and their families abroad will now be able to shop online with ease, thanks to a new dataset introduced by Royal Mail and implemented for the first time by address specialist Postcode Anywhere. Previously, British forces working abroad could not take advantage of address validation and auto-fill technology, which enables consumers to order goods online or by telephone rapidly and easily. From today,

Jacksons Fencing Improve Customer Retention with Postcode Anywhere

Worcester, UK – 3 April 2012 – Leading fencing specialists Jacksons Fencing have reduced operating costs and improved customer communications by adopting address validation services from Postcode Anywhere. Jacksons Fencing is a family-run business, operating for over 65 years. The company supplies a comprehensive range of fencing to a wide range of customers in the agricultural and the equestrian markets. Jackson Fencing uses address validation from Postcode Anywhere to auto-fill and validate

Postcode Anywhere Supports LiquidShop Successful Ecommerce Award 2012

Worcester, UK – 27 March 2012 – Address data specialist Postcode Anywhere is to join ecommerce authorities LiquidShop, IMRG, Sitemakers and PayPal in sponsoring the 2012 LiquidShop Successful ecommerce award. The award seeks to encourage the development of independent ecommerce enterprises and to highlight the increasing importance of ecommerce for all retail businesses in the UK. The award includes a prize package with a combined value of over £20,000, including Postcode Anywhere’s

Feather and Black Choose Postcode Anywhere for Microsoft Dynamics

WORCESTER, UK 13 March 2012 – Bedroom furniture giants Feather and Black have improved the quality of their customer data by integrating address validation technology from Postcode Anywhere into its Microsoft Dynamics CRM system. Postcode Anywhere’s extension for Microsoft Dynamics allows users to capture accurate and complete UK and international addresses, up to 80% faster. Wendy Jannaway, IT manager at Feather and Black said: “Using Postcode Anywhere’s address auto-complete

Auto Windscreens Cuts Address Validation Costs in Half with Postcode Anywhere

Worcester, UK – 14 December 2011 – Automotive glass repair and replacement company Auto Windscreens has cut its address validation costs by more than half since switching its address look-up software to Postcode Anywhere. In total, the company has reduced this cost by 55% in two years, against a backdrop of “excellent results,” having recently ranked second in the UK at the Top 50 Call Centres for Customer Service awards. Auto Windscreens’

Reliance Global Call Integrates Postcode Anywhere for Mapping 2.5 Million Custom …

Worcester, UK – 23 November 2011 – One of the world’s largest international long-distance calling providers, Reliance Global Call, now uses Postcode Anywhere’s address verification service in its website. Reliance Global Call, a subsidiary of Reliance Communications, spearheads the Global Telecom operations of India’s largest integrated telecom service provider. A leading international calling service provider with over 2.5 million customers worldwide, the company offers calls across 230 countries. The company recently integrated

Yorkshire Retailers Save £50k with Faster Routes

Worcester, UK – 19 October 2011 – A nationwide white and brown goods retailer has cut its annual overheads by £50,000 after taking advantage of smart route-planning technology. Bradford-based Sonic Direct, the UK’s largest independent electrical retail outlet, began using the online logistics scheduling software Route Optimiser after noticing inefficiencies in its delivery fleet’s manual route-planning process. When the company saw positive results from a single-lorry trial, they made the switch across

Women Read Online Reviews – Men Don’t, Postcode Anywhere Research Shows

Worcester, UK – 05 October 2011 – Women value other people’s opinions more highly than men and are “significantly more likely” to respond to customer reviews when shopping online, according to new research by ecommerce optimisation specialist Postcode Anywhere. The survey of 1,000 UK consumers found 36% more women than men rated customer reviews as “very important” in their online shopping process. Equally, 22% more men than women classified customer reviews

Postcode Anywhere Reaches National Business Awards 2011 Finals

Worcester, UK – 3 August 2011 – Postcode Anywhere, the Worcester-based software company best-known for the “what’s your postcode?” technology found in many ecommerce websites, announces today it has reached the finals of the National Business Awards. It joins over 150 of “Britain’s most innovative and sustainable public and private sector businesses,” according to the Awards judges. As one of only 10 businesses which have been shortlisted in the Transformational Change

Software Europe Takes Expenses Claims to Downing Street

Worcester, UK – 21 July 2011 – Web-based application supplier Software Europe is confident it can ease the Government’s expenses woes this week, after visiting Downing Street to pitch its expenses claims software. The online tool, which includes features from Postcode Anywhere’s web-based Distances and Directions service, was shortlisted from over 350 proposals in the Cabinet Office’s Innovation Launch Pad initiative earlier this month. The aim of Innovation Launch Pad is to

Postcode Anywhere Joins Capgemini’s Immediate Platform

Worcester, UK – 13 July 2011 – Software and services specialist Postcode Anywhere joins the Capgemini Immediate platform this month, delivering its address auto-fill services to Immediate’s first client. Postcode Anywhere specialises in geographic and address data services. Established in 2001, the company now serves over half of the addresses that are looked up and auto-completed online. The Immediate platform, a “best of breed cloud computing solution,” enables organisations to select and

Young Entrepreneur Grows IT Business with Postcode Look-Up

Worcester, UK – 5 July 2011 – A young Scottish IT entrepreneur has highlighted the importance of address auto-fill for a “highly professional approach to customer service.” Nick Cohen established PCR Computer Services, a Glasgow-based IT services organisation, in 2004, when he was just 13 years old. The computer expert uses an address look-up service supplied by Worcester-based software company Postcode Anywhere to fill out complete and accurate addresses from UK Announces Even Faster Route-Planning Announces Even Faster Route-Planning Smart route-planning service calculates 50 times longer routes, in a fraction of the time Worcester, UK – 21 June 2011 – Smart route-planning service Route Optimiser announces an improvement to its underlying route optimisation algorithm this week. The changes mean that hauliers, couriers and travelling field sales engineers can now plot more complex routes, faster. The waypoint limit has been raised by a factor of 50, from 200

“Accurate International Address Data Crucial for Business” Says Honeywell

Worcester, UK – 07 June 2011 – Gas detection equipment firm BW Technologies, by Honeywell, says maintaining accurate address data from across the globe is “crucial” for international business. The company uses international address auto-fill and validation from Postcode Anywhere, installed within Salesforce CRM, to maintain contact data accuracy from across the globe. CRM Coordinator Donald Edwards said: “BW Technologies has a diverse customer reach, with over 80 field sales managers in

Postcode Anywhere Simplifies International Address Look-Up Licence

Worcester, UK – 26 May 2011 – Postcode Anywhere is simplifying its licensing for international address look-up today, in a move which halves the cost of looking up and auto-completing international addresses. The company aims to “bring truly international trade one step closer.” The changes, in place from this week, will affect address validation from territories across Europe, Australasia and the Far East, bringing all costs in line with Postcode Anywhere’s

Fast-Growth Craft Firm Celebrates 20th Anniversary, Says Address Validation “C …

Worcester, UK – 17 May 2011 – London-based arts and crafts business Crafty Arts celebrates 20 years in business this week. The company credits its adoption of a multi-channel model for its significant expansion, and says address look-up services, supplied by Postcode Anywhere, were “critical to online growth.” Crafty Arts was established in 1991 to supply the art, crafts and hobbies market. After establishing extensive retail premises and an order-and-pay-by-phone service,

Postcode Anywhere Joins Wiggly Wigglers to Deliver Internet World Seminar

Worcester, UK – 13 April 2011 – Cost-saving business software specialists Postcode Anywhere will join forces with one of their customers, online gardening business Wiggly Wigglers, to deliver a seminar at this year’s Internet World show in May. Internet World, now in its 19th year, is Europe's largest and longest-running annual event for digital marketing and online business. Wiggly Wigglers’ managing director Heather Gorringe will appear with Phil Rothwell, Postcode Anywhere’s

Who’s the Nanny? Childcare Website Membership Hits 80k

Worcester, UK – 5 April 2011 – Childcare website hit 80,000 members this week. The company, which uses postcode and geographic data to return ‘where’s my nearest nanny’ results to parents, credits easy access geographic and addressing data as “essential” for their business model. The company uses data from Postcode Anywhere to power its search engine, which enables families to find their own childcare without the involvement of an agency.

Postcode Anywhere Launches Cost-Cutting Public Sector Data Advisory Service

Worcester, UK – 8 March 2011 – Address and geographic data specialist Postcode Anywhere launches a new advisory service today at Birmingham’s public sector procurement exhibition, Procurex. The service aims to reduce the cost of data in light of recent changes to public sector addressing and geographic data licensing. The announcement comes in response to the imminent impact of the proposed Public Sector Mapping Agreement (PSMA) and National Address Gazetteer database

Developer Interface Unveiled for Postcode Anywhere Address Cleanser

Worcester and London, UK – 2 March 2011 – High-growth software and services specialist Postcode Anywhere will include a programming interface with its new address cleansing software, Cleanse+. A demonstration of the software is available this week at London's Technology for Marketing and Advertising show (TFM&A), which enters its final day today. The interface will allow developers to use Cleanse+ technology in their own projects. For most, this will involve customising

Postcode Anywhere Announces Simpler, Slicker Route Optimiser

Worcester, UK – 22 February 2011 – Commercial route planning website Route Optimiser receives a fresh new interface and simplified payment structure this week – making it easier than ever for delivery companies to cut costs, plan shorter routes, and improve customer service by providing an estimated time of arrival. The new payment system offers a choice between “pay-as-you-go” credits and annual user licences, with prices starting from £15 for the

Fun Run Organisers Walk Away from Missed Postal Deliveries

Worcester and Sutton Coldfield, UK – 16 February 2011 – Great Midlands Fun Run charity organisers are cracking down on postal failure this year, to ensure participants get their vital information packs in preparation for this summer’s event. Event Director Mr Tracey Spare hopes address auto-fill technology, supplied for free to the organisers by Postcode Anywhere, will make the difference between a trouble-free event, and the “headache” of replacing lost information

Postcode Anywhere to “Take Data Cleansing into 21st Century” with New Addres …

Worcester, UK – 8 February 2011 – Address specialists Postcode Anywhere announce today a preview and beta launch of their “radically different” new address cleansing software, Cleanse+. A preview will be available for the first time at 2011’s Technology for Marketing & Advertising (TFM&A) exhibition, at London’s Earls Court on 1-2 March. Traditional data cleansing software relies on hundreds of thousands of hard-coded rules to match and clean address records. In

Postcode Anywhere Achieves Microsoft Gold ISV/Software Competency in the Microso …

Worcester, UK – 1 February 2011 - Web service specialist Postcode Anywhere today announced it has achieved a Gold ISV/Software Competency in the Microsoft Partner Network, demonstrating its ability to meet Microsoft customers’ evolving needs in today’s dynamic business environment. To earn a Microsoft Gold Competency, organisations must complete a rigorous set of tests to prove their level of technology expertise, have the right number of Microsoft Certified Professionals, submit

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