You might say this mapmaker lets you know where you stand. Commercial mapmaker Rand McNally is famous for its top-selling flagship product, the Rand McNally Road Atlas. In addition, the company publishes map books and educational products for classrooms, as well as travel-related software and online map and travel content. It also makes GPS devices and routing navigation software for the commercial transportation industry (IntelliRoute), as well as fleet management software (TruckPC). The company traces its roots to 1856 when William Rand opened a small printing shop in Chicago; he and Andrew McNally founded Rand McNally & Company in 1868. Today Rand McNally is owned by private equity firm Patriarch Partners.