Category Archives: peer to peer moving

Sharing Economy Redefines How We Work

Alani/ October 24, 2016/ Moving Tips, New Economy, peer to peer moving, Sharing Economy, Social Responsibility/ 0 comments

The sharing economy is redefining how we work, and how we view work. Weak economic growth, and a depressed labor market are contributors to the increasing adoption and penetration by the Sharing Economy. Counting the many ways to turn idle capital into revenue sources is generating alot of buzz on a daily basis. It’s changing the thought process on how

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UK BREXIT and the Sharing Economy

Alani/ June 25, 2016/ New Developments, New Economy, peer to peer moving, pHlatbed News, Sharing Economy, Social Responsibility/ 0 comments

The UK has decided to leave the EU….plain and simple! The wider ramifications of this decision needs no explanation. Every sector across the globe is already impacted, however the impact was exaggerated by ever present alarmism on the part of politicians. With the EU out, this means Europe has entered a very familiar phase of Nationalistic Protectionism on the part

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Why Consumers will take control of traditional services

Alani/ May 27, 2016/ New Economy, peer to peer moving, pHlatbed News, Sharing Economy, Social Responsibility/ 0 comments

The shift from institutional trust to peer to peer trust is increasingly driving the Sharing Economy and it’s collaborative ecosystems. Platforms such as online learning community Skillshare, peer to peer moving like pHlatbed, Uber, Turo,  are already creating waves across their respective industries. Thereby disrupting traditional services and how they are delivered, specifically the pricing models. In the accommodation sector for example, the

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Exercising Caution within the Collaborative Consumption Ecosystem

Alani/ March 22, 2016/ New Developments, peer to peer moving, pHlatbed News, Sharing Economy, Social Responsibility/ 0 comments

The Sharing economy provides opportunities across all parties involved in each exchange. However, exercising common sense beyond cost, convenience, and accessibility is equally important. This goes both ways between consumers and service providers, hence the Sharing Economy is a shared responsibility based on mutual desired outcomes. Cultural immersion, personal service, collaboratively contributing tangibly to your local economy, and cost savings

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Three Pillars of the Collaborative Economy

Alani/ January 17, 2016/ Moving Tips, New Developments, New Economy, peer to peer moving, pHlatbed News, Sharing Economy, Social Responsibility/ 0 comments

While in Amsterdam over the new year, I spent some time with Pieter Van De Glind – Dutch Global Curator for Collaborative Consumption at ShareNL. We got to discussing the Sharing economy, global acceptance, trends, scalability, permanence, and the fundamentals upon which it’s success is built upon. Collaborative consumption, also known as the Sharing Economy is indeed the new economy. No 24

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Happy 2016 from Amsterdam!

Alani/ January 3, 2016/ Moving Tips, New Developments, New Economy, peer to peer moving, pHlatbed News, Product News, Sharing Economy, Social Responsibility/ 0 comments

500,000 bookings per night on Airbnb, and I’m spending new years eve 2015 in Amsterdam as one of those bookings. Fascinating direction the world is taking thanks to technology, and a vision that the world can indeed benefit from a democratization of access. This again is the new economy, the sharing economy, based on collaborative consumption that enables people turn

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What Wikipedia won’t tell you about moving IKEA furniture

Alani/ December 26, 2015/ Moving Tips, peer to peer moving, Sharing Economy, Social Responsibility/ 1 comments

If you’ve ever been to IKEA then you have experienced the best in showroom furniture assembly display. However, the way it looks on the shelves and how it looks in your living room are two very different things, especially how you get it to it’s final destination after shelling out money! Here are a few points to note about moving

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PwC Says Traditional Rental Sectors are in BIG Trouble!

Alani/ December 20, 2015/ New Developments, New Economy, peer to peer moving, pHlatbed News, Product News, Sharing Economy, Social Responsibility/ 0 comments

PricewaterhouseCoopers does some pretty fantastic research and they have been doing some intense research on the impact of the New Economy, the Sharing economy. At this point it’s adapt or perish and we have to take notice. Traditional ways of doing business have been turned upside down. There’s a reason FinTech is the new buzzword…FinTech meaning Financial Technology. This post

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5 idle capital assets you have and don’t even know you had!

Alani/ December 9, 2015/ New Developments, peer to peer moving, pHlatbed News, Sharing Economy, Social Responsibility/ 1 comments

Idle capital, assets you own that you didn’t know were revenue centers until the sharing economy took hold. Here are 5 idle capital assets you currently own and don’t even realize you had until now;   Extra Bedroom: This can be in the form of your guest bedroom, finished basement, cottage, summer home, or any livable space you can put on

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5 things about idle capital you didn’t know

Alani/ November 20, 2015/ New Economy, peer to peer moving, pHlatbed News, Sharing Economy, Social Responsibility/ 0 comments

If you own a car, rent an apartment, own a house, washer/dryer unit, bike, stove, deep freezer, office space, conference room, parking spot, or even a garage……you have idle capital and should be converting it into a revenue generating source. Unfortunately, very few people truly understand the meaning of what idle capital is. So let’s briefly define idle capital from

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