There is no substitute for direct contact with business partners. Personal meetings are the basis for effective collaboration. But where is the line between necessity and excess?
There has been a trend for some years in travel management – particularly at times of crisis – towards introducing new travel policies, which usually specify the type of transport to use by distance (e.g. over a distance of 400 km, air travel is permitted). Measures are sometimes taken to ensure their stricter implementation. Environmental factors are increasingly being taken into consideration – for a variety of reasons. In any case, it is helpful to make implementation of the policies easier with appropriate tools.