Agricultural navigation – Safe. Direct. Target-oriented.


Reaching the right field with the right machinery – whether a traditional family business or an agricultural holding company, a large number of agricultural companies are faced with the problem of their own employees no longer knowing every field and the processing of orders needing to be made more effective.

The LC:FIELDNAV product range from LACOS can support you in this. We offer established software solutions in the field of navigation and logistics, starting with simple navigation to the field, up to complex order management and fleet control.

  • Precise navigation of machinery and vehicles to agricultural areas
  • Management of fields and orders
  • Inclusion of special maps including almost all road, field, forest and meadow paths
  • Creation and definition of vehicle profiles
  • Assessment of road network attributes
  • Import and export of information in KML and shape file format
  • Documentation of the collected information


  • Navigation system specially designed to meet the requirements of the agricultural industry
  • Operational work flow management and coordination based on digital order lists
  • Use of free OpenStreetMap materials or special maps that are subject to a charge
  • Developed for professional use by farmers, agricultural service providers, contractors and machinery rings

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Stephan Hubrich
Graduate Agricultural Engineer/EconomistStephan HubrichManaging Director, MarketingCommunication German, EnglishPhone +49 36628.6 88-22Fax +49 36628.6 88-17Mobile phone+49 162.27 34 711E-mailshprotect@protectlacosprotect.protectde
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  • Use of non-local drivers possible without any problems
  • Call of the current order status per driver
  • Reduction of downtime of machinery and drivers by digital job chain
  • Secure location of the order, even in the dark or poor visibility
  • Saving of fuel and time by reducing search and error trips
  • Easy entry into the control of complex fleets
  • Can be used on Android devices from version 4 onwards

Main functionalities

  • Recording of GPS coordinates to points, lines, areas and islands
  • Manual input of coordinates for points, lines and areas
  • Digitisation of objects
  • Finding areas and points
  • Parts of existing areas to subareas
  • Converting recorded areas to islands and back
  • Soil sampling support
  • Locating boundary points
  • Individual adaptation of data acquisition
  • Organisation of data collection in various projects
  • Recording and processing of objects in different coordinate systems
  • Transfer of the recorded information as shape file or KML to field files and GIS programs
  • Distribution of the export files to third-parties via apps, e.g. e-mail clients, DropBox or GoogleDrive
  • Import of information from KML or shape files
  • Can be used on various hardware with Android operating system

LACOS – A committed company

Regionally, as well as beyond its borders

The philosophy of LACOS is characterised by innovation, sustainability, customer satisfaction and employee safety. The commitment to implement these guiding principles and integrate them into the company's day-to-day operations has been confirmed by the wide range of awards and certificates that we have received.

In 2007 and 2011, LACOS won a silver medal at "Agritechnica" – the world's leading trade fair for agricultural technology – thanks to its innovative ideas.

The recruitment and securing of skilled workers are important management pillars at LACOS. Internal structures, processes and measures are always interpreted in terms of reconciling work and family life.

From the idea to the finished product – all development steps for the company's proprietary software products are carried out exclusively at the two German company locations.

After LACOS had been announced as one the finalists for the Grand Prize for Medium-Sized Businesses in 2016, the company was one of 30 companies in 2017 to be awarded the Medium-Sized Business Prize. 

The health and well-being of employees is an important asset for LACOS. Internal health management uses various measures to make work, organisation, structures and processes healthy.

LACOS was once awarded the “Innovative through Research” seal for 2018/2019 by the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft e.V., the German donors' association for the promotion of humanities and sciences.

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