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Green Travel Planning Masterclass - Tony Cahill






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    Green Travel Planning Masterclass - Tony Cahill Green Travel Planning Masterclass - Tony Cahill Presentation Transcript

      • Morris & Spottiswood
      • Travel Planning
      • Case Study
    • Morris & Spottiswood
      • Who are we:
      • Family owned business since 1925
      • Annual turnover in excess of £100m with > 450 staff
      • Offices in Glasgow (head office), Edinburgh & Warrington
      • Providing a wide range of services:
        • Fitout and Refurbishment
        • Maintenance - Reactive and Planned
        • Social Housing - Refurbishment and New Build
      • Provide cover across Scotland, North England, Midlands & SW
      • Staff reside widely across geographical areas with over 90% of our staff wholly or partly mobile
    • Morris & Spottiswood’s Travel Plans
      • Due to very diverse nature of our services and locality of our business, flexibility is the key to our Travel Plans with a key focus on reducing the necessity to travel
      • For our management teams a partial home working is achieved through the supply of wireless 3G cards and use of home Broadband
      • Conference call facilities for the operational delivery teams enable regular virtual team meetings
      • Video conferencing at each of our offices minimises travel
      • Mileage reward scheme for car sharing during business use
      Management Teams
    • Morris & Spottiswood’s Travel Plans
      • Maintenance travel plans
      • Use of vehicle tracking in our maintenance vehicles enables the routing of the closest technician to attend a reactive maintenance event
      • General travel reduction / alternative travel plans
      • Use of trains for travel between Scotland & England
      • The use of supply chain local to our clients projects
      • Use of Cycle to work scheme for office based staff
      • Loan arrangements for staff to purchase annual season tickets for public transport
    • The Challenges when introducing Travel Plans
      • An example of some of the challenges we faced when introducing the approach:
      • Partial Home working – change of culture in business
      • Video and audio conferencing – change of approach of team meetings
      • Introducing vehicle tracking – big brother concerns
      • Cost of introducing mobile communications over an extensive team
    • The benefits of travel planning to Morris & Spottiswood
      • Benefits:
      • Cost savings – fuel, fleet cost, insurance
      • Improved staff efficiency – less time travelling / more working
      • Better work-life balance of our employees
      • Improved service delivery to our customers
      • Reduced impact on the environment
      • Works towards our aim of ‘A special place to work’