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How cycling can increase your employees productivity

How cycling can increase your employees productivity

Companies plan the operational process and motivate their employees to make their work as beneficial as it is possible.  But have you ever thought that cycling considered to be a leisure activity can boost your employees’ productivity and give you extra profit? How exactly? Keep reading!

1.Effective transportation mean

As we mentioned early logistics is one of the main objects of expenditures. Territory of a company may comprise hundred hectares and employees have a daily need to travel kilometers from one location to another.

However, riding a bike, your staff can reach the destination without delays (without regard to the bus schedule and transport capacity), extra fuel expenses,  and 3 times faster than on foot.

2. Cognitive ability

According to the research  employees  who practice 15 minutes of light physical activities during working day increase their mental work. Thus, cycling staff can also make more effective solutions that those  who are transported by cars.

3. Energy Source

All the employees may face the stage of burnout. Unfortunately, it happens oftener with the most responsible, experienced and dedicated people. However, the study proved that activities increase energy by 20%, decrease fatigue by 65% and prevent depression and burnout. Thus, cycling, as a soft workout, can help keep your employees to keep srenoulessly their energy without distraction from working task.

4 Insurance

The more unhealthy employees in your company, the, more money on their insurances you will spend. That’s why some companies encourage their personnel follow less sedentary lifestyle as physically active people save companies’ money on health insurance. Meanwhile, cycling has a lot of benefits for health (Link to the article).

it also can help you to save money on  their insurance

Cyclists are absent from work due to illness up to 50% less. A study from the Dutch Ministry of Transport (2009), provides evidence that employees who cycle to work are ill less often. Just one less sick day per year equates to savings of €224 per employee per year in the Netherlands.

5. Cohesive team

Everyone wants to  have a team that works smoothly without interruptions on gossips and aversion. To create the positive environment  for team flourishment, all the companies arrange informal meetings and team building. Cycling is also may be beneficial in this case. Link to the cycling team building. Thus Your bikes can be used not only for the transportation purposes, but also for corporate events.

Despite all the modern technologies and innovations, cycling is still remains one of the best solutions for business to improve personnel’s productivity as it combines practical and emotional benefits for the company.  

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