As businesses become more diversified and globalized, they spread out to newer avenues and markets and that includes crossing local and even international borders and also entails suitable investment. While it is necessary to manage costs and other vital elements in any business process, without estimating and forecasting appositely, it becomes difficult to plan and strategize any new process. Especially in industries specializing in shipping and catering, distance calculation and estimating costs on the basis of transport estimate involved forms a vital part of their overall budgeting expenses. The ZIP system of postal codes is widely used in the United States Postal Services the early 1960s that enhanced the sending and receiving of mails. An application called Zipoid 1.1 is a compact tool that calculates distance easily and can be constructively used in multiple industries.
Zipoid 1.1 opens with a compact and neat looking interface with the main options arranged at the top and the main screen displaying the list of ZIP codes and city names long with area codes and State name and easy tabs to calculate the distance between them and searching on radius. Consisting of a database of more than 40,000 ZIP Codes, the program can easily assist business sectors like marketing, transportation, shipping and even catering and ease the budgeting concerns. It facilitates calculating the distance ranges amid different ZIP Codes for validity and also looks up telephone area codes that are assigned to diverse ZIP Code locations and also searches the list of all cities and towns located within a particular ZIP code. This unique program can be highly practical for all kinds of businesses and can contribute greatly in managing costs.
To conclude, Zipoid 1.1 certainly comes across as a useful tool that successfully tackles the transport estimate problems for small and large business units and hence scores a rating of four points for its impressive performance.