Covid-19 Protection Framework
From 3 December 2021 the New Zealand Government implemented a revised framework for the management of Covid-19 known as the “Traffic Light” system. Our approach has been to utilise the government’s advice, and overlay protection measures and practical steps to keep our employees, contractors and visitors safe. Auckland Status @ 3 December 2021: RED: No […]
Merry Christmas from Online Distribution
2020 has certainly been a year no one will forget any time soon but, for us here at Online Distribution, we have chosen to take from it a lesson in resilience and perseverance, and view it as an opportunity to learn what is important to us both personally and as a company. Click here to […]
Hub and Flex Leasing – the new hot desking?
Five years ago, the new “it” way of working was hot desking – having a multi-purpose space for employees to collaborate with other team members, contractors and clients. A great, flexible way to encourage cross pollination of ideas and concepts. With the COVID-19 crisis taking hold around the world, this idea of a shared, floating […]
Move to Covid-19 Alert Level 1
Along with the rest of the country, we are delighted with New Zealand’s successful management of Covid-19 and subsequent move to Alert Level 1. We have a lot to be thankful for as we become one of the least restricted countries in the world thanks to our “go hard go early” strategy. We have received […]
What size warehouse will your business need in 3 years? 5 years?
Like so many businesses these days, you are probably enjoying the benefits of using “on-demand” software platforms like Xero. In the same vein, shouldn’t you be thinking the same way about your inventory management and warehouse requirement? Most of the benefits of outsourcing your accounting or CRM packages can also be applied to outsourcing your […]
Client Update 21 April 2020 – Move to Alert Level 3
Yesterday’s government announcement that New Zealand will move from Alert Level 4 to Alert Level 3 at midnight on Monday, 27 April 2020 is good news for our country. Businesses now have a week to prepare for the move to Level 3. We have been continuing to provide a safe and timely service to our […]
Access to Online Distribution Sites
The health and safety of our staff, clients and contractors remains our number one priority at all times. From Thursday, 19 March 2020 we ask that client / supplier visits to all our warehouse and office sites be avoided wherever possible. Please call us instead and we will do whatever we can to assist you. […]
COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) WATCH
March 16th, 2020 We have a continuing focus on the wellbeing and health of all of our staff and being prepared for future disruption to our business. We have assembled a Covid-19 task force including senior leadership and operational team members from Christchurch and Auckland. This team is charged with monitoring the situation and information […]
COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) WATCH
We are continuing to monitor the situation on a daily basis and are encouraged by the New Zealand Ministry of Health’s advice that with continued vigilance the chance of widespread community outbreak is expected to remain low. As a member of both the Canterbury Employers Chamber of Commerce (CECC) and the Employers and Manufacturers Association […]
Our Christmas Wrap Up
In this edition we look back on a successful 2019 as we celebrate our loyal staff, update you on changes to MPI requirements for receiving import sea containers, profile a successful client, introduce our Net Promoter Score feedback tool, provide information about our holiday hours, and more. Check out the full newsletter here.