165 Years of adventure
For over a century, Rand McNally has been a trailblazer in mapping and navigation. Today, we lead the way in software for connected cars, fleet management, and cutting-edge hardware. Our agile approach and obsession with technology revolutionize journeys, providing real-time updates and dynamic routing.
Complemented by our comprehensive fleet management systems, we optimize operations, boost efficiency, and empower businesses to thrive. With a relentless commitment to technological excellence, we are shaping the future of connected mobility. Join us on this exciting journey as we continue to drive innovation, leveraging our pioneering legacy to transform the way people navigate and businesses succeed.
Transforming the Industry
William Rand and Andrew McNally establish Rand McNally & Co. in Chicago, initially as a printing and publishing company.
Rand McNally releases its first map, the Railway Guide, which quickly gains popularity among travelers and establishes the company as a leading map producer.
The company publishes its first road atlas, providing comprehensive maps and directions for motorists, setting the stage for its future in navigation.
Rand McNally pioneers the use of lithographic printing for producing full-color maps, revolutionizing the quality and visual appeal of cartography.
Rand McNally expands its product offerings to include globes, atlases, educational materials, and aeronautical charts, solidifying its position as a trusted name in geographic information.
Teleo, a private equity fund, acquires Rand McNally, inheriting multiple disparate platforms and increasing investment in research and development.
Rand McNally strategically acquires Fleetsu, expanding its capabilities in fleet management and solidifying its position in the industry.
Rand McNally undergoes a transformative shift, launching RandOne and transitioning the company into a technology software business, focused on providing innovative solutions for connected cars and advanced fleet management.