Markham, ON September 12, 2006 - –DMTI Spatial, Canada’s leading provider of comprehensive geospatial products and services is pleased to announce that Home Depot Canada, a division of the world's largest home improvement retailer has implemented DMTI Spatial’s digital map data services to optimize and standardize their home delivery services.
DMTI Spatial services assist Home Depot Canada by providing an effective means of presenting their national delivery fees structure. Home Depot Canada’s employees now have the ability to provide their customers with clear, illustrative, and standardized pricing based on their customers postal code location.
These maps represent a nationally consistent delivery fee structure; distributed across 123 outlets nationwide. The delivery zone mapping supports Home Depot Canada's leading customer service and satisfaction policies.
“Customers can receive the cost of a delivery to their home or business instantly,” said Jason Brown, Delivery Services Manager of Home Depot Canada. “With the assistance of DMTI Spatial, our store staff can quickly ascertain the location and the cost to ship products from the retail outlet to the customers’ given shipping destination.”
By providing custom mapping of their delivery zones, DMTI Spatial map services reduced the time of Home Depot’s previous mapping efforts by 50%. Consequently, the delivery zone standardization and reduction in time provided a tremendous return on investment to the Delivery Services Division’s bottom line, supplying the department with a substantial cost savings.
About DMTI Spatial:
DMTI Spatial is a leading provider of location based solutions that utilize the power of geography to help companies better understand their customers, markets and competition, allowing them to optimize resources, realize greater opportunities and maximize profitability. DMTI Spatial maintains a comprehensive database of individual point address locations across Canada and is the creator of: CanMap®, a nation-wide street map and routing database; GeoPinpoint Suite, geocoding software; integrated mapping and satellite imagery; and a comprehensive portfolio of points of interest data, postal geography, topographic maps and elevation data. To find out more, visit
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About Home Depot
Founded in 1978, The Home Depot(R) is the world's largest home improvement specialty retailer and the second largest retailer in the United States, with fiscal 2004 sales of $73.1 billion. The company employs approximately 325,000 associates and has 1,943 stores in 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, 10 Canadian provinces and Mexico. The company has announced plans for retail expansion into China. The Home Depot has been recognized by Fortune as the No. 1 Most Admired Specialty Retailer for 2005. Its stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HD) and is included in the Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index. HDE
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