Contactless tyre servicing by Bridgestone

Bridgestone India has introduced Contactless Tyre Servicing platform called ‘Bridgestone Bookmyservice’, which would  enable customers to take an online appointment in a few clicks, making them spend less time in outlets with these pre-planned visits. The planner will also allow Bridgestone channel partners to implement appropriate social distancing measures at the outlets, which are necessary in times of the COVID-19 pandemic. Online Booking can be made  on https://www.bridgestonebookmyservice.in with a few simple steps. “Safety is our core value, and it reflects in everything we do, be it our products, services or the way we…

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Tech platform to audit COVID compliance at workplaces

Awign, India’s leading tech enabled work-fulfilment platform, has created a compliance tool  called Awign Covid Compliance Platform (ACCP) to ensure that all the guidelines mentioned by the government and health authorities are followed meticulously by organizations and that there are timely audits of compliance measures. ACCP is a tech-based platform that is simple yet highly effective and easy to deploy in any kind of work environment and modified according to the needs and requirements of on-field norms and workflows. It provides a mobile app-based platform for employers, supervisors and those who are…

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Bulk workforce to come back to offices in 12-18 months

A new global business survey commissioned by Xerox Holdings Corporation (NYSE: XRX) shows an estimated 82% of the workforce in respondents’ organizations will return to the workplace in 12-18 months’ time, on average. In preparation for a return, companies are investing in new resources to support a hybrid remote / in-office workforce, with 56% increasing technology budgets and 34% planning to speed their digital transformation as a result of COVID-19. The Xerox Future of Work Survey, conducted by the independent research firm Vanson Bourne, polled 600 IT decision makers including senior C-level…

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Global standards will help SMEs emerge stronger post pandemic

S Swaminathan, COO GS1 India With government’s focus and support to SMEs for production of more local products to reduce dependence on imported products, COVID-19 has emerged as an opportunity for SMEs to stand back on their feet and support the economy of India to be self reliant. This has been accentuated with the stronger consumer demand for local products across categories to meet their daily needs. Importance has also been laid on the operation and supply chain efficiencies to ensure that the companies/organisations are able to furnish demands in…

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Managing supply lines and customer expectations during crisis

By Sweta Patra & Pragya Patra * Supply chain can be quite a tricky issue for small firms who have not much control either on their products or the logistics of things.  The Corona crisis has taught us and many like us – small entities who are engaged in business mainly on social media platforms and on ecommerce market places – a lot many things as to how to manoeuvre operations and managing customer expectations. First important lesson has been is to keep your supply lines intact during any crisis.…

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