AFD’s address lookup solution can now find addresses by entering a what3words location. When entered, AFD’s solution returns the nearest property-level address.
Using the form below, enter your what3words e.g. ///cost.complains.angel to see the nearest PAF addresses returned.
You can also enable “Location” which uses GPS co-ordinates from your device to enhance What3Word functionality.
Adding the what3words functionality to AFD’s address lookup solution helps organisations improve customer address data capture during the checkout process on e-commerce websites. Logistics companies benefit by having an extra layer of data to get their drivers to the exact delivery location which isn’t always the property.
Imagine the scenario of a customer wanting to quickly specify where they want their parcel delivered. They enter the what3words of the exact 3×3 metre delivery location which could be a hard-to-find address, specific access point, garage, shed, or safe place.
AFD’s solution lists the closest, valid addresses to the what3words location for the customer to select, the delivery driver is then equipped with two pieces of data to ensure a successful delivery: