MapQuest Parent System1 Reaches Agreement with RoadWarrior

Gig Economy engines will soon have a new mapping tool following the acquisition of road warrior through System1the parent company of MapQuest, the first commercial web mapping service. Details of the deal were not disclosed.

Professional drivers from well-known delivery brands depend on RoadWarrior’s abundance of tools that include precise custom routing to make their daily tasks smoother.

According to a Press release Friday (February 11).

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Drivers have found that having an easy-to-use screen that is also customizable to specific location needs makes RoadWarrior a great and useful addition to their tool suite.

System1 decided to acquire RoadWarrior last December to expand its presence in subscription services and route planning. The company purchased MapQuest in 2019.

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MapQuest is among the first consumer mapping services. Founded in 1967 in Chicago and then based in Denver, its mission, according to its websiteis “to be the most powerful mapping brand, so that everyone can enjoy life more. Our roots are in mapping, and we intend to keep it that way.

Managing Director of MapQuest John Chipouras said having the “talented team at RoadWarrior” is a plus for System1.

“We think it’s really special that the team at Road Warrior have created such an effective route planning tool that individual drivers sign up and use in addition to the tools provided by the company. We anticipate improve the product and grow the RoadWarrior user base by bringing MapQuest’s full suite of B2B APIs and introducing longtime MapQuest route planner power users into this new premium subscription product said Chipouras.

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