DOTS Address Validation PlusSM by Service Objects is a real-time web service API that enables companies to validate, correct and standardize address data, pinpoint customer address locations with geocoding, and append demographic information all within a single API. DOTS Address Validation Plus improves the processing and delivery of mail by standardizing and verifying addresses to ensure deliverability by appending any missing information. In addition, this address verification service translates a street address to exact latitude/longitude coordinates and provides demographic data to create a comprehensive customer profile.
Features and Benefits
- Returns standardized, corrected and appended postal information for over 165 million unique addresses throughout the United States
- Regularly updated database of USPS CASS-certified street addresses
- Corrects critical address elements: bad street names, cities, states, and ZIP codes
- USPS-certified Delivery Point Validation (DPV) verifies that the address is deliverable
- Translates street address to exact latitude/longitude coordinates
- Integrated address geocoding with property-level matches as high as 99.8%
- Provides over 25 basic ZIP code level demographic and profiling data points
- Uses intelligent matching algorithms for high match rate accuracy
- Response time approximately 0.8 seconds
- Updated monthly
- Real-time API or batch services available
- Improves shipping processes and reduces undeliverable mail
- Speeds up delivery rates
- Standardizes address data
- Returns exact coordinates on address locations
- Link basic demographics data to contact records to optimize business efficiency and create customized offers
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