• Two years after launch: Who is using Eircode?

    Posted by Pat Donnelly | Jul 08, 2017

    Two years already? Eircode was launched on 13th July 2015, and as its second birthday approaches this blog provides an update on Eircode usage by our customers. Which industries use Eircode the most? This table gives the top industry users of our API ranked by number of API calls.​

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  • Autoaddress 2.0 exceeds 100k daily address transactions

    Posted by Pat Donnelly | Feb 08, 2017

    In recent weeks our real-time address entry solution Autoaddress 2.0 has surpassed 100,000 address transactions per day. While our API may be called multiple times per address, an address transaction equates to each individual address that has been entered via our customers' websites, apps, CRM, etc. Total API calls (excluding autocomplete keystrokes) average over 2.5 million per week.

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  • Reducing Eircode licensing costs

    Posted by Pat Donnelly | Feb 05, 2017

    The inclusion of eircodes in Google Maps API allows free use of Eircode information on free, publicly accessible websites up to a certain level of usage with low incremental costs. No ECAF/ECAD license is required for these implementations. For a better user experience or more sophisticated requirements then an ECAF based solution that integrates with Google Maps API provides a cost effective solution for business

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  • Conference: Eircode Success Stories, 1st November 2016

    Posted by Monika Ghita | Oct 25, 2016

    Join us for a FREE half-day conference on Eircode Success Stories, which will take place on Tuesday, November 1st, 2016 at the Marker Hotel in Dublin from 8:30 am until lunchtime. Many organisations have now implemented Eircode solutions within their businesses, and this event offers a unique opportunity to learn from their experience.

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  • Autoaddress brings Eircode to Microsoft Excel 365

    Posted by Ronan O'Connor | Aug 16, 2016

    office-logo_v3 Address capture made simpler and more accurate with deployment of new app for Microsoft Excel 365.
    Dublin, Ireland – August 10th, 2016 – Autoaddress today announced that it will be supporting its services in Microsoft Office 365, by rolling out an app that will allow people to use Eircodes – Ireland’s postcode system – to capture address data in Excel.

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  • What has Eircode ever done for us?

    Posted by Pat Donnelly | Jul 01, 2016

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    Reg: Here we are, a year after Eircode has been launched, and NOT ONE PERSON has used Eircode for ANYTHING.  It must be scrapped and replaced by a workable postcode.  We paid millions for it, I ask you, what has Eircode given to us in return?
    Stan: SUSI use it to improve the efficiency of grant claims, saving time on each application.  They used to spend ages looking up Google Maps.
    Reg:  Oh yeah, yeah its used for that. Yeah. That's true.

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  • Eircode Adoption Update

    Posted by Pat Donnelly | Jun 17, 2016

    eircgoogtom Contracts have been signed with satellite navigation companies and negotiations are ongoing with others. Google and Eircode are working together to bring Eircodes to Google Applications, including Google Maps shortly. TomTom have concluded their licence negotiations for Eircodes and are currently integrating the codes into their products.

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  • Autoaddress brings Eircode to Microsoft Office 365

    Posted by Ronan O'Connor | Jun 07, 2016

    office-logo_v3 Address capture made simpler and more accurate with deployment of new app for Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Excel
    Dublin, Ireland – June 7th, 2016 – Autoaddress today announced that it will be supporting its services in Microsoft Office 365, by rolling out an app that will allow people to use Eircodes – Ireland’s postcode system – to book meeting locations and capture address data in Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Excel.

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  • Winning with Eircode - Delivery and Logistics

    Posted by Pat Donnelly | Jun 02, 2016

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    How does Eircode enable increased efficiency in the delivery and logistics sector?
    There are four key components:

    1. Capture and validate Eircode at source
    2. Batch process Pre-Advice file
    3. Use Small Areas to plan delivery allocation efficiently
    4. Assign deliveries to drivers and get real-time updates

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  • Seduced by a Spork

    Posted by Pat Donnelly | Mar 24, 2016

    Spork inventors boast how a spork is a better fork than a spoon, and a better spoon than a fork. This misses the more important point of how poorly it compares to a spoon as a spoon or a fork as a fork. There is an equivalence in our industry with the inventors of algorithm based location codes. These Spork inventors believe that as well as a general purpose location code their ​invention is perfect for all of the following uses...

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