Learn more about the team and mission behind Applied Data Consultants
Software Consulting Since 1996
Two GIS professionals founded ADC in 1996 with the sole purpose of helping clients solve their problems using spatial technologies. Nearly thirty years and countless solutions later, we have evolved our focus beyond GIS to last-mile logistics and software development.
As our expertise and interests have expanded, so has our company! We currently operate with over 50 employees with offices in five states, and are the proud creators of the award-winning Elite EXTRA logistics software suite.
We specialize in providing customized logistics and software solutions to help you:
- Improve operating efficiencies
- Provide better customer service
- Eliminate redundancies
- Consolidate information
- Generate revenue and save money
Software Consulting Experts
Years Of Experience
ADC combines experience, innovation and professionalism to deliver the best possible solution to every client, on every project, every time.
At ADC, our mission is:
To deliver the best possible solution to suit each client's needs
To consistently exceed the expectations of our clients and our staff
To offer industry-leading customer support for our products & services
The Whole Team
ADC was formed in 1996, and Elite EXTRA, the flagship brand of ADC, was founded in 2009. Now with over 50 employees and offices that span both coasts, our team represents some of the most experienced and talented professionals in the industry. Check out our latest video to see what we have been up to recently!
From Then to Now…
Over the Years
ADC has experienced steady sales, client, employee, equipment and physical growth since its inception in 1996. We currently employ over 50 staff members and have served hundreds of clients of all sizes throughout the nation. The following provides a snapshot of key milestones in ADC’s history…
Company formed with 2 founders in Omaha, NE. with Corps of Engineers, Omaha District Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Service Center Contract, and Chippewa County Land Use Department as clients.
Expanding to Eau Claire
infoUSA contracted with ADC to provide point location maps.
ADC expands to Eau Claire, WI and creates corporate headquarters in rented office space at Banbury Place.
Awarded “New Business Partner of the Year” by ESRI.
Set Up Headquarters
Introduced WebGUIDE, a product for counties to serve their GIS data to the web.
Constructed a new 3,600 square-foot office building in Eau Claire near State Hwy. 29 and County Road T.
Created ADZMAR, the automated delivery zone, mapping and routing application for Directory Distributing Associates, Inc. (DDA), which provided a more efficient way to deliver telephone books.
Onwards and Upwards!
Contracted by Army Corps of Engineers to help with Hurricane Katrina efforts. Sent 7 employees between 2006-07 for debris management.
Designated a “High Technology” company by the State of Wisconsin and eligible for Tax Zone Credits.
Provided web-based mapping tool for infoUSA.
Constructed 6,000 square-foot office building with new state-of-the-art server room as the centerpiece.
Reorganized the company into four divisions to ensure diversity, specialization, and to handle future expansion and growth: ADZMAR, GIS Technology, Web Division, Software Development
Launched Elite EXTRA, a new tracking and routing application for automotive part deliveries.
Awarded a $5.5 million Army COE GSC BPA Contract.
Launched EAGL-i, an interactive mapping tool to assist economic development corporations in business development.
Created a new GIS Consultants Division.
Partnership with ADP, Networkfleet, ACDelco.
Partnership with e-Original for electronic signature capture.
Created a new Elite EXTRA Division.
Launched EXTRA’s mobile application, EXTRA ToGo.
Launched MapVis, a geo-selection tool to display your business data.
Awarded General Motors ACDelco contract for Elite EXTRA.
Have served clients in 38 states and Canada.
Won Chippewa County Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) Quadrant 4 Business of the Year and the CCEDC’s Overall Business of the Year.
Attained Silver Partnership status with ESRI.
September 2011 — ADC celebrates 15 years.
Began many strong partnerships with NADA, AAPEX, ITG, Mopar Masters Guild, and CDK.
Released Asset Record ContainerTM online property asset virtual management portal.
Expanded hosting infrastructure through West Wisconsin Telcom partnership.
Created web-mapping application for the Corps of Engineers.
Formed partnerships with Envue Telematics.
Launched WGX Mobile.
Enhanced Elite EXTRA with signature capture, new reporting abilities and iPhone app.
Introduced web portal for Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources to protect endangered species and expedite business development permitting processes.
Partnered with Procede and VLC.
Released REDIcomps online property portal.
Awarded $3.3 million Army COE GSC BPA Contract.
Won Eau Claire Chamber Small Business of the Year.
Introduced EXTRA +Telematics.
Landed first European Client.
Received Wisconsin Innovation Award.
Partnered with Redline.
20 Years & Going Strong!
Celebrated 20 year anniversary!
Partnered with Epicor.
Released EXTRA 9.0.
Partnered with Geotab.
Debuted our Delivery Network
We were named ‘Top 10 Logistics Tech Outlook – Routing and Scheduling Solution Providers.’
Partnered with Panasonic and Reynolds & Reynolds.
Added Madison and Milwaukee Offices.
Awarded ‘Innovator of the Year’ by Panasonic.
Uber became a partner and prominent provider in our Delivery Network.
Partnered with Karmak.
Awarded INC Best Workplace
Broke ground on a new hi-tech three-story building to handle growth.
Renovation began on the north and south buildings for a new rec center and wallyball court.
Partnered with LBM LIftoff and Azuga Telematics.
Innovation & Expansion
We celebrated our 25th anniversary and opened the doors to our new office!
Awarded CCEDC’s Business of the Year.
Expanded our offerings in the last-mile space to now offer a full last-mile logistic suite, including 3 products: Routing & Dispatch, Delivery Network, and Returns Automation.
Received an Edison Award for our Delivery Network.
DoorDash, Roadie, and many more providers joined our Delivery Network.
Partnered with Tag Logistics, Business Solutions Partners, and Uniparts.
Elite EXTRA’s 15 year anniversary!
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2985 58th Street
Eau Claire, WI 54703
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