CHICAGO, Dec. 6 /- NAVTEQ (NYSE:NVT), a leading global provider of digital map data for vehicle navigation and location-based solutions, has been chosen by Manning NavComp, Inc., a premiere vehicle tracking software and integration company, to provide NAVTEQ map data of Mexico for its RASTRAC® product line.
RASTRAC is designed to be flexible and scalable, making it an ideal vehicle tracking solution for fleets of all sizes. From small delivery companies with just a few vehicles to large nation-wide operations dispatching thousands of vehicles, RASTRAC's flexibility makes it an economical choice for fleets of any size operating throughout North America.
NAVTEQ's navigable database of Mexico covers 234,398 miles (377,227 kilometers) and provides street network data for more than 3,000 urban and suburban towns. Over 70% of the total population is covered in NAVTEQ's map data, which provides detailed points of interest such as toll gates, gas stations and rest stops as well as other relevant location information like neighborhood and postal code boundaries.
"Our customers demand systems that are powerful and easy to use," stated Jeff Manning, President, of Manning NavComp, Inc. "Our goal has always been to provide the best solutions possible. NAVTEQ has enabled RASTRAC to now provide our customers with the best map data available for Mexico while enabling fleet routing seamlessly throughout North America."
"Manning NavComp, Inc. has been using NAVTEQ's data in the United States and Canada for a number of years with great results. We are excited that they have taken the next step to expand their solution by offering seamless routing from Montreal to Minneapolis to Mexico City using NAVTEQ map data," stated Roy Kolstad, VP and General Manager - Business and Government Solutions, NAVTEQ.
About Manning NavComp
Manning NavComp, Inc. is the premier software & system integration company and has been providing state-of-the-art mobile asset management and vehicle tracking solutions since 1993. With distributors in over 60 countries, Manning NavComp, Inc. has provided thousands of satisfied customers with custom-tailored tracking solutions.
NAVTEQ is a leading provider of comprehensive digital map information for automotive navigation systems, mobile navigation devices, Internet-based mapping applications, and government and business solutions. NAVTEQ creates the digital maps and map content that power navigation and location-based services solutions around the world. The Chicago-based company was founded in 1985 and has approximately 2,100 employees located in 139 offices in 25 countries.
Kellie Prowse of NAVTEQ,
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