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Ready Business - Operate efficiently

A Ready Business uses technology to drive out unnecessary costs while finding simpler ways of working and connecting with customers.

By moving key processes and data to the cloud, you can reduce costs and concentrate on your business instead of IT.

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Coca-Cola adds extra fizz to FMCG sales

Keeping the nation's chiller cabinets stocked with soft drinks is a constant focus for the Coca-Cola Amatil NZ team.

To stay ahead of the game, they worked with Vodafone and Smudge Apps to develop an app that uses smart mobile data to maximise the performance of each sales rep.

 
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Vodafone Christchurch - Ready the future of working

In Christchurch, Vodafone is creating a state-of-the-art building that will put the city at the forefront of a workplace revolution. The new campus will not only provide an exciting working environment, but also
a unique business incubator for local entrepreneurs. And the whole construction will be designed to manage long-term sustainability. The perfect environment for a ready business.

 
WaterForce

Farmers are thirsting for smarter irrigation systems

WaterForce uses Vodafone’s machine to machine (M2M) network to measure soil moisture and monitor water levels. This powerful land management tool also helps farmers meet environmental compliance requirements.

Vodafone enabled SCADAfarm technology monitors the irrigation pumps for pressures, flows and faults. Farmers can adjust water levels and turn on and off the pivot irrigators remotely.

 
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Wairarapa Moana

With a little help from Vodafone’s mobile technology, owners and employees of Wairarapa Moana are driving production to new levels.

Real time data from multiple sources is helping farm managers make smarter decisions every day.

Resulting in one of New Zealand’s most dynamic agribusiness ventures.

 
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BlackHawk Tracking

Quad bikes are the workhorse of New Zealand farming. You can ride them just about anywhere, –which can be a bit of a problem.

If you’re a farm owner or manager, the last thing you want is a critically injured worker trapped under an overturned ATV way off the beaten track.

Blackhawk Tracking worked with Blue Wing Honda to develop a world-first. Farm Angel is an ingenious system that looks out for ATV drivers –even when they’re in the remotest paddock on the farm.

 
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Miraka is making a splash in the milk powder business

It's built a $US200 million export business from scratch and has big plans for the future.

Vodafone has helped provide mobile solutions to ensure Miraka is maximising efficiencies and reducing operating costs to stay ahead of the game.

 
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TransDiesel - world-class customer service through unified communications

When TransDiesel CIO Mark Leadbetter realised their old PBX system was holding the business back, he asked Vodafone to give their dated technology a facelift and future-proof it for business growth.

TransDiesel is New Zealand’s foremost diesel engine and transmission house, providing parts, equipment and services to the transport, mining, forestry, construction and marine sectors. Seamless communication between staff and customers is critical, and when you offer nationwide coverage from 13 branches with 200+ employees (working on and off site), mobility is a necessity.

 
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How DB Breweries get through more beer, with fewer bottlenecks

DB Breweries is a name that’s synonymous with beer. From its base in Otahuhu and another 15 sites around the country, it keeps New Zealand supplied with Tui, Monteiths, DB Export Gold, Heineken and a host of other popular brands.

Looking to trim costs and boost productivity, the company engaged Vodafone to overhaul its voice and data communications.

 
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Precision Farming – how a Kiwi company is helping farmers harvest big savings

Fertiliser is fantastic for making grass grow. It’s a vital input to New Zealand farms, which is why farmers regularly book a truckload to be spread across their paddocks.

But because fertiliser is expensive stuff, you don’t want to order too much. You also want to avoid excess nutrients running off your land and polluting precious waterways.

So Precision Farming came up with a smart way of using mobile technology to stop farmers spreading too much of a good thing.

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ASB - how a smart bank is making smarter savings

With 150 branches around New Zealand, ASB generates some large power bills every month.

Installing smart meters, and sending the data to head office every 15 minutes, would help the bank work out how electricity was being used – and where it was being wasted.

So ASB sat down with energy consultancy ESP and Vodafone, and mapped out a solution.

 
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Events Direct – getting the show on the road with smart devices

As one of NZ’s leading events specialists, Events Direct manages events from huge multi-million dollar conferences, through to breakfast seminars.

Their work requires them to be constantly on the road, so everything has to be managed through their mobiles and tablets, along with apps, cloud data storage and unlimited talk and TXTs on their mobiles.

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Expert insights

Cost: the need for control

A Vodafone global enterprise research study identified the key pain points most likely to keep the CIO awake at night.

M2M – connecting people, devices and things

With M2M technology, you can automate everyday tasks, connect your business in ways you’ve never imagined, track any kind of inventory in the field, remove duplication, and save time and money.