Category Archives: Coronavirus

Adapting to a Post COVID19 Workplace and Transport Model

There are many considerations about the return to work post COVID19 lockdowns. Social distancing is an interesting one. Many organisations have gone to open plan workspaces in place of offices, but now we have to consider social distancing. This means … Continue reading

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Will Telecommuting Become Part of Your New Normal?

Living in a country like New Zealand, you have to appreciate that there is more to life than sitting in traffic going into a city every day. The number of people that have told me over the years, that they … Continue reading

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Is Uber Safe During COVID?

I recently read an article in Intelligent Transport , exploring whether rideshare, such as from Uber and Lyft was a substitute or complementary to public transport. It quoted research from SMART which found that a third of ride-share trips were … Continue reading

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Location Based Shorts Ep 16 A FREE Route Optimisation trial for New Zealand deliveries, sales and service companies

Have you noticed that traffic in New Zealand cities seems to be worse at Level 1 of the COVID19 lockdown than it was even before the pandemic hit? Are you in the distribution, freight or service industries? Or perhaps you … Continue reading

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Pay As You Drive Car Insurance – A Big Disruptor?

I have written several posts in the past, suggesting that PAYD insurance will become popular in the future, but acknowledging that most traditional car insurance companies won’t like it. Shareholders will hate the concept, because the customers who have the … Continue reading

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Small Business Survival After the COVID19 Lockdown

So many small to medium businesses are going broke right now because of the COVID19 lockdown. All companies are paying rent, power, wages and paying back interest on loans used to purchase inventory, fittings and more, and the end is … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Successful Teleworking During the Covid19 Event

Since the Coronavirus first reared its ugly head, I have been recommending telecommuting as a way of reducing the risks of spreading Corid19 through your workforce. I have been pushing for this for years for many reasons, including reduced business … Continue reading

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Grocery Panic Buying and the Coronavirus

The grocery industry is going to be sorely tested over the coming weeks and months as people have begun panic buying of groceries, in response to the first person in New Zealand to get Coronavirus or Corvid 19. Our local … Continue reading

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