Use Email and Video Conferencing
With the advent of email and high quality video conferencing, a lot of travel can be cut. Email provides and excellent medium for sharing information and documents. It is highly efficient by allowing messages to be left and responded to at the convenience of the sender/receiver. A lot of communication and document exchange can take place with email. Also, video conferencing has now advanced to the point where the quality is sufficient to allow conferencing via the personal computer on your desktop. Many business people justify traveling by saying they need to meet face-to-face with someone. While this is important in some cases, there are a number of other instances where it is not. Video conferencing is an excellent substitute for face-to-face travel.