Land surveying is a tough job, requiring you to be frequently on the road traveling from one site to another. As a surveyor, you need to be constantly on your toes when it comes to planning your route and organizing your schedule. With all the land or properties that need surveying, taking the wrong route and backtracking yourself can disrupt your tight schedule and leave you with backlogs that can pile up. You need a route planner that can provide you with accurate routes and directions.
Badger Maps is the perfect route planning software for traveling professionals like you. It’s a mapping tool, route optimizer, and schedule planner all rolled into one and can be used on both PC and Mac. It also integrates easily with your existing CRM (customer relationship management) software and personal calendar, allowing you to view your entire territory on your map, optimize your routes, and organize your schedule in a matter of minutes. You can even take it on the road with you if you want. The Badger app can be downloaded on your iPhone, iPad, and Android. Using GPS technology, it can provide you with live traffic updates and alternative routes so you can avoid traffic congested areas. It can even provide you turn by turn driving directions.
If you want a more customized map, you can use the Lasso tool. It allows you to draw exact shapes on your map and adjust fields accordingly, as well as make mass updates for large groups of accounts. Also, Badger Maps has a check-in feature which lets you create a permanent history whenever you visit a site. It generates a weekly report of all the sites that you visited as well.
A land surveyor’s job is truly an important job. And along with the numerous, necessary equipment, every surveyor should have Badger Maps to keep their routes optimized and their schedule organized.