Cario partners with what3words to enable more precise deliveries

Cario has announced its adoption of innovative global addressing system what3words to help its users find precise destinations easily and assist with accurate delivery of their Freight.

what3words is an easy way to identify precise locations. Every 3 metre square has been given a unique combination of three words: a what3words address. It enables anyone to find, share and navigate to precise locations using three simple words. For example ///draw.relay.speak refers to the main entrance of The Covid testing location at Royal North Shore Hospital. Give it a go and find your 3 word address here. Or watch this video to learn more about what3words.

Cario users can enter a what3words address into the what3words Address field in Cario. This allows users to identify the what3words address within the Cario Freight Management platform when creating documentation to aid the last mile delivery. Freight carriers can pinpoint deliveries to a 3metre square- by scanning the Cario what3words barcode and seeing the specific location on their phone.

what3words addresses are more accurate than regular street addresses, allowing you to specify the exact entrance to a building or park, in comparison to a pin dropping in the centre of a building. what3words addresses cover the entire world, making it easy to describe an exact location even where there are no street addresses, such as on beaches and at music festivals.

In logistics, this is really important when delivering to large buildings such as hospitals or university campuses. If medical products need to be delivered to a specific hospital receiving dock, the courier can scan the what3words barcode on Cario’s label, and identify exactly where in the hospital the parcel needs to be delivered.

As a global addressing system, what3words is used throughout the world, from navigating Mercedes-Benz and Ford cars by voice to helping travellers find places via Lonely Planet Guide, and Airbnb and Tripadvisor listings. It is used by food delivery companies including Domino’s Pizza, and by ride-hailing apps including Cabify, the largest service of its kind in Spanish and Portuguese-speaking markets.

what3 words addresses will enable additional information to be printed as an Additional label that can be attached to a parcel. If the Delivery driver has difficulty finding the address, The what3words address and the what3words app will enable them to find the precise location and avoid redelivery or delayed delivery issues ad charges.

About what3words

Co-founded in London in 2013 what3words is the simplest way to talk about location. The system covers the entire world, never needs updating, and works offline. A what3words address is a human-friendly way to share very precise locations with other people, or to input them into platforms and machines such as autonomous cars or e-commerce checkouts. It is optimised for voice input and contains built-in error prevention to immediately identify and correct input mistakes.

The free what3words app, available for iOS and Android, and the online map enable people to find, share and navigate to what3words addresses in over 40 languages. A 3 word address in one language can be switched instantly into any other supported language, and even looked up in one language and shared in another. what3words can be easily integrated by businesses, governments and NGOs into apps, platforms or websites, with just a few lines of code, and products are available for free or for a nominal fee for qualifying NGOs. Its partners include Mercedes-Benz, Ford, Domino’s Pizza, Lonely Planet, Airbnb and Cabify.

what3words has a team of over 120 people, across offices in London, UK, San Francisco, USA, Johannesburg, ZA and Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. The company has raised over £40 million in capital from investors such as Intel, Aramex, Deutsche Bahn, SAIC and the Sony Investment Fund. what3words is used in 193 countries in the world. Thousands of businesses are using millions of 3 word addresses to save money, be more efficient and provide a better customer experience.

Find your 3 word address here.