ZIP Code Map Examples
How is ZIPboundary.com data is used?
Our ZIP Code boundary data is used by hundreds of people every day. Applications for the use of the data tend to fall into 4 distinct categories as follows:
- Use for internal data analysis or with GIS software
- Web mashup or interactive web-based mapping application
- Bundle into your GIS system
- Use for lead assignment or for routing leads to sales reps or distributors
Our data is available in most common GIS formats. Licensing fees are probably the most reasonable that you will find anywhere for up to date ZIP Code boundary data. Give us a call at 1-888-732-5446 and ask for a sample of our data and a quote.
We have collected some examples of our ZIPboundary.com ZIP Code data for you here. Browse through the examples and then call us with questions. We would be pleased to provide you with a quote based on your intended use as well as a sample of our data.
Web Mashup using ZIP Code Boundaries...
Here is an example of a LAMP (Linux, Apache, MapServer, PHP) Mashup used for collaborative territory design and realignment applications. The product is called AlignStar Online®.
Google Maps Mashup with ZIP Code Boundaries...
Another example of a web mashup this time using the Google API. Note that the attribute data in the balloon is included in the ZIP Code boundary data that you will receive. Companies including FedEx, DHL, Apple, Nielsen, American Express and Dow Jones use our ZIP Code boundary data. Please give us a call to find out how you can put our data to use in your organization.
Desktop Applications with ZIP Code Boundaries...
You can easily replace the outdated and incomplete ZIP Code map layer that comes with Microsoft MapPoint using this COM Add-in which will allow you to import ESRI SHAPE files (.shp) and MapInfo Data files (.mif) into MapPoint. Here is a sample map of updated ZIPboundary.com 5-Digit ZIP Codes imported as a shapefile (.shp) into Microsoft MapPoint North America 2010.
Here a map was created using MapInfo Professional using our updated ZIPboundary ZIP Code map layer.
Another example of ZIPboundary.com ZIP Code map data this time imported into Manifold® GIS. In this example the ZIPboundary.com ZIP Code data was converted into a KML file. KML is an open standard officially named the OpenGIS® KML Encoding Standard (OGC KML). It is maintained by the Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC). The complete specification for OGC KML can be found at http://www.opengeospatial.org/standards/kml/.
Here is a sample of the ZIP Code boundaries bundled with a desktop application called Territory Mapper®.