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Delivery drivers can’t find you? Tell Navteq

We’re grateful to Carl Bendelow of Appleby Business Centre for the following advice to people like Emlyn Williams:

A solution for anyone not appearing on the GPS systems is to go to and register yourself as a Point Of Interest (POI). Eventually you
will be added to the database used by most systems. We are urging small businesses in rural areas to do this to ensure that on the database rural areas do not appear as simply large tracts of uninhabited countryside.

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