Map Integration Technologies (MapIT), provider of digital map databases and location content provider, announced that Netstar, the household name in stolen vehicle recovery, has selected MapIT to provide the digital mapsets for its newest enterprise - that of fleet management and asset tracking.
Netstar is set to present fleet management as its next business evolution and growth strategy. Combating some of the world's most sophisticated car thieves has created an environment for Netstar where technology always has to be one step ahead. With the vitality to continue innovating, Netstar has to ensure that partner companies have the same mindset.
Managing director of MapIT, Ray Wilkinson says, "We know that technology is absolutely vital to maintain a competitive edge in the vehicle management and theft control environment. South Africa is an ideal testing ground for new ideas and MapIT's maps can be relied on for accuracy; also of key importance to Netstar. Affordable, easy-to-use and scalable map data has been provided to them to support their huge network used for automatic vehicle location, tracking and monitoring. Modern, electronic location technology, and a MapIT map, is the best solution for them to live up to their marketing promise ... 'to get your own back'. Their solution provides the most comprehensive map data coverage currently available for the whole of South Africa, and our own expansion plans into the African continent, will only improve their service."