Global Area Boundaries
DIGITAL BOUNDARIES AS THE BASIS FOR YOUR DATA
Digital area boundaries help you to display and analyze spatial areas on a map. They can easily be matched and attributed with company internal data (e.g. sales figures, sales areas) or SOCIODEMOGRAPHIC DATA and PURCHASING POWER data from MB-International.
Area boundaries are an essential tool for all businesses today. As a seamless collection of spatial data which enables cross border analysis, valid area boundaries are needed to accurately analyze a store or business locations. They also provide a valuable input into targeted marketing campaigns and the visualization of their impacts. Without proper and correct area definition, whether these are POSTCODE or ADMINISTRATIVE BOUNDARIES, the key statistics that impact a business performance cannot be properly measured. In some cases, it’s even more critical knowing what’s happening in the direct vicinity of a location than on an admin or post code level. The so-called SMALL AREA MAPS (MICRO AREAS) are ideal for these applications, as they are generally smaller subdivisions of the postcode or administrative boundaries.
GLOBAL BOUNDARY LEVELS
- POSTCODE (ZIP) BOUNDARY MAPS | Worldwide postal areas are geographic boundaries that define the geographic area for each postcode | Example of Spain: 5-digit Postcode Areas
- ADMINISTRATIVE AREA MAPS | Municipality boundaries plus the higher levels like provinces and state boundaries | Example of Spain: Municipios-boundaries plus the higher levels Provincias, Comunidades and Agrupaciones
- SMALL AREA MAPS (MICRO AREAS) | Could be subdivisions of the postcode or administrative boundaries like census areas | Example of Spain: Census Sections, a subdivision of the Municipios
VAST VARIETY OF USES IN MANY ASPECTS OF BUSINESS APPLICATIONS
Our area boundaries provide you with a consistent basis for visualizing your data for various tasks and applications, such as
- Sales planning
- Sales controlling
- Site planning
- Expansion planning
- Branch network planning
- Customer visualization
- Predictive analytics
- Insurance risk management
- Thematic mapping
- Social Media Marketing
- Postcode look-up tables
- Internet applications
- Geocoding and Reverse Geocoding
Globally consistent and comparable data
Strict quality control
Individual consulting and support
100 % GDPR compliant
Europe | North America | South America | Asia | Oceania | Africa
• Postcode Level
• Administrative Area Level
• Small Area Level
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Tab delimited file (TXT) | KML | Access database (MDB) | Excel (xls) | Esri Shapefile (.shp) | Esri Geodatabase (.gdb) | MapInfo (.tab) | MapInfo MIF/MID | more on request
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Easy access to a variety of MBI data
• Datalink Desktop
• Datalink Rest API
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