Since spring 2019, productware has been offering its employees a cycle to work scheme in order to encourage more of them to ride a bike and thus make a positive contribution to the environment, the health and well-being of its staff.
Spring 2019 – With its employee cycle to work scheme, productware would like to contribute to making the bicycle more important as an emission-free and sustainable means of transport for short as well as medium distances.
"More bicycle traffic, especially on short distances and in cities and conurbations, not only protects the climate, but also results in improved health and a correspondingly lower sickness rate, which also has economic advantages," says Herbert Schmid, Managing Director of productware.
"In order to make medium distances, from home to work, manageable even for inexperienced cyclists, employees can of course opt for a pedelec that is limited in speed to 25km/h and is equivalent to a bicycle according to the Road Traffic Licensing Regulations.
Because conventional cyclists as well as some pedelec riders sometimes get sweaty, productware has taken this into account by installing 2 new shower cubicles.
Of course, there is already a large covered shelter for the bicycles and we are also in the process of installing the electric charging stations for the pedelecs.
Furthermore, our company is looking to be certified by the ADFC as a bicycle-friendly employer," says Schmid.
productware offers its employee cycle to work scheme as a bicycle leasing plan with a term of 36 months.
In order to encourage its employees to participate in this scheme and to "get them started", productware contributes to the monthly leasing costs.
Caption: Bernd Stenger, MD of Stenger and Herbert Schmid, MD of productware at the handover of the bicycles
In opting for the company Zweirad Stenger GmbH in Hösbach, productware deliberately chose a medium-sized and owner-managed bicycle dealer and cooperation partner.
"We visited many bicycle shops, compared the brands of bicycles on offer and the entire range of services, and also checked the workshop services.
Stenger GmbH showed itself to be really good in all areas and it was immediately obvious that the working atmosphere was right and that all employees were very happy in their work and have a high level of expertise and advisory skills.
Stenger also offers us a collection and delivery service for service work and repairs, which nicely rounds off the range of services they offer," says Schmid.