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Here are some case studies from a selection of our customers. All of them have implemented Postcode Anywhere services into their websites or desktop applications in order to drive business efficiency and bring a significant return on investment.

You can also view our reseller case studies page, which takes a look at some of our Postcode Anywhere partners, all of whom have successfully passed on the benefits of Postcode Anywhere products to their customers.

Tesco Direct

Tesco Direct

Tesco, the UK’s biggest retailer, selected Postcode Anywhere’s smart international address validation technology, Capture+, in order to prevent inaccurate data from entering their customer database, and deliveries being dispatched to the wrong address.

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Tameside College

Tameside College

Address Validation has meant that so much time is saved in checking student address data that it has literally paid for itself.

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Golden Giving

Golden Giving

Golden Giving’s overall objective is to be a ‘one-stop-shop’ to charities and ‘not for profits’ to ensure that they can maximise from personal donations and corporate sponsorship.

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Cox Web Design - Resellers

Cox Web Design - Resellers

Cox Web Design recommend their clients include Postcode Anywhere address validation in their eCommerce plans.

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Hotel Chocolat

Hotel Chocolat

Hotel Chocolat chose Capture+ for its online check-out address finder on its new website. Following their implementation of Capture+, the company reported an increase in sales conversions and improved quality of its database.

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Majestic Wine

Majestic Wine

Majestic Wine chose Capture+ for their new eCommerce checkout. Integrating the service from Postcode Anywhere was seamless and stress-free. Capture+ saves customers time when going through the checkout and improves accuracy of addresses in the Majestic Wine database.

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Reiss

Reiss

Using Capture+ for the online checkout address finder, Reiss say "We can see categorically that courier deliveries have gone up, and calls and basket abandonment has gone down."

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The Fragrance Shop

The Fragrance Shop

The Fragrance Shop uses Postcode Anywhere address validation to improve the payment process, and the store locator tool to drive customers to their physical stores.

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Man City Football Club

Man City Football Club

Using address verification in Salesforce CRM, M.C.F.C says "as the provider of an essential call centre tool, Postcode Anywhere is in a league of its own."

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Arvato

Arvato

"The results speak for themselves - saving arvato 56% in processing times planned with potential savings of 65p per payment realised."

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Rimmer Brothers

Rimmer Brothers

"I did take a good look at various options on the market, and Postcode Anywhere was the obvious choice for me. It does what it says on the tin."

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The Ramblers

The Ramblers

"I suspect most charities will need this service a lot. We definitely will; being able to manipulate records in this way – find out where people are, where they’re based, and to draw it all out visually – is proving invaluable for our regional work."

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Wiggly Wigglers

Wiggly Wigglers

Wiggly Wigglers find Postcode Anywhere software for the desktop an essential business tool. "Postcode Anywhere’s address data is fresh and accurate... the benefits are huge."

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Woof! Wood Fuel

Woof! Wood Fuel

"Address auto-fill stops failed deliveries from happening. Since using Postcode Anywhere, we haven’t had a single wrong address or delivery failure from over 2,000 orders."

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Graze

Graze

"Postcode Anywhere is seamless, it’s easy to customise, and using the sample code it took a few seconds to be up and running. Once it was set up, all we’ve had to do is sit back and let you guys get on with it."

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Adactus for Pizza Hut

Adactus for Pizza Hut

"When discussing customer needs, address verification and store locators are standard features you expect to see. We need to meet their needs in an affordable and reliable way – and we can’t afford to get it wrong.

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Skills Funding Agency (formerly LSC)

Skills Funding Agency (formerly LSC)

Postcode Anywhere was asked to provide prototype functionality to enable users of the Learner Registration Service to generate a Unique Learner Number (ULN) with provision for securely recording personal data such as name, date of birth and address details, for identification and traceability purposes.

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Career Academies UK

Career Academies UK

"With the advent of dot.com competition the travel sector is very much consumer-led, which means that airlines, tour operators, travel agents and other affinity sectors are constantly challenged to deliver competitive prices without compromising quality. Automation and technological optimisation to improve efficiency and reduce operational costs is therefore crucial."

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Clark & Taylor

Clark & Taylor

"Postcode Anywhere’s plug-in solution took minutes to deploy through the salesforce.com platform and integrated easily with the client’s legacy system and other data sets, if required, can also be added easily."

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Dow Jones

Dow Jones

"We needed to capture accurate address data for the effective deployment of our customer hub (salesforce.com CRM system) for subscription billing information. With offices in Asia, Europe, North and South America our requirement was for an address validation solution that had the ability to populate addresses over a wide range of international territories and formats."

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Signature Balloons

Signature Balloons

"We wanted to offer our customers a simple, speedy and efficient checkout process. One of our criteria was for our customers to not have to enter their full address. Postcode Anywhere provided us with the best option for this and at a good price."

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Candis - Newhall Publications

Candis - Newhall Publications

"Before using Postcode Anywhere, a member of the admin team would spend a minimum of ten hours per week correcting data manually. The consolidation of the two services has also saved us £1,500 in licence fees, making an overall yearly saving of £9,600."

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Coriolis Systems Limited

Coriolis Systems Limited

"We’re extremely pleased with the Postcode Anywhere service. Previously we would have had to purchase a PAF license from the Post Office, and then somehow obtain similar data from other postal regions around the world, which would have been far too expensive."

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England Hockey

England Hockey

"EHB uses Postcode Anywhere with internal database software because of its ease of use and effortless, cost-free integration. "Once people start using Postcode Anywhere they never want to go back."

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Honeywell International

Honeywell International

"With 240 countries in the world, over 120 different address formats and more than 30 separate language scripts across 6,000 different languages, not having to manage this information is one less headache for the staff at BW Technologies. It has the intelligence to read characters and linguistic denotations such as the German umlaut and the French grave, for example."

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Blue Peter Shoe Biz Appeal

Blue Peter Shoe Biz Appeal

By implementing Store Finder from Postcode Anywhere, donors were able to click on the BBC's link to the Blue Peter Shoe Biz Appeal and by keying in their postcode would be immediately signposted to the nearest shoe collection point to where they live. UNICEF also uses Government Areas from Postcode Anywhere to enable real-time lobbying.

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Comic Relief 2007

Comic Relief 2007

"Comic Relief needed a way to add location data to thousands of fundraising events registered across the UK, through the Artez Interactive-powered online fundraising system at www.rednoseday.com. "With the help of Postcode Anywhere our fundraising event registration system took on a new lease of life. Brilliant results!"

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Fiat

Fiat

"Capturing clean and accurate address data from Fiat Consumer Services customers at the point of entry plays an important function as information for credit checks and finance agreements is highly sensitive and it's imperative that correspondence is delivered directly to the addressee."

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OneBill Telecom (YourCalls.net)

OneBill Telecom (YourCalls.net)

"A totally automated business model that delivers an efficient online, user-friendly service is not easy to achieve, but when it works successfully, it’s glorious. Forgive the pun, but in my opinion Postcode Anywhere is streets ahead of other data capture vendors."

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ScooterMAN

ScooterMAN

ScooterMAN needed to locate customers quickly and calculate mileage to give customers a consistent quote at the point of enquiry. "Postcode Anywhere's solution really does integrate seamlessly. The guys at Postcode Anywhere have been extremely helpful and as a small customer we feel we've received big customer service in terms of their time investment."

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Traveltek

Traveltek

"With the advent of dot.com competition the travel sector is very much consumer-led, which means that airlines, tour operators, travel agents and other affinity sectors are constantly challenged to deliver competitive prices without compromising quality. Automation and technological optimisation to improve efficiency and reduce operational costs is therefore crucial."

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Virgin Holidays

Virgin Holidays

Virgin Holidays needed to ensure that customer address details are accurate at the point of entry - expediting the booking process as well as capturing clean data for further proactive marketing activity. "The Postcode Anywhere integration has enabled us to make our online booking process quicker and easier for our customers."

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