- 30 March 2020
- Posted by: badamowicz
- Category: News
Probably many people ask themselves what lasting changes await us in the near future. Changes caused by the coronavirus pandemic, which will permanently leave its mark on our daily lives, the global economy and the economy. Here are some predictions of what may be ahead of us:
1. Remote work and online education
The requirement to limit contact with other people forced a wider use of remote work. It turned out quite quickly that a lot of work and things can be done through a computer and the Internet without leaving home. Even after the pandemic has ended, you will see a steady increase in the importance and popularity of this method of work. It is now securing income and future in various industries using the opportunity to provide online services.
The teaching situation will be similar. The education process will offer a wide stage of lectures and lessons conducted by live transmission or ready-made task sheets and materials monitored online by teachers. This will also provide a sustainable and equally effective alternative for the future and the present.
2. The increasing importance of medicine and hygiene
The coronavirus pandemic showed how marginally the medical facilities, hospital equipment and work on medicines for new illnesses and constantly mutating strains of viruses were treated. This will generate the need to create drug reserves, permanent medical facilities that can be used in any emergency. We can also expect wider financial contributions for future vaccines and anti-disease medicine.
There is also a real chance of raising citizens’ awareness of the necessary hygiene, which is often treated without care, and it all starts with just washing your hands before a meal or after returning from a walk, shopping. It can also increase the demand for cleaning products and disinfecting materials.
3. Increased government influence and citizen control
It is known that as a result of the occurrence of crises, all actions aimed at remedying the undesirable situation rest on the shoulders of the governing bodies. These are circumstances in which the status of the authorities increases because they are responsible for the decisions and actions that will be taken and those that will be imposed on the citizens. This is also followed by their control and impact on behavior and interpretation of events. There will be more restrictions and requirements designed to force the citizen to specific behavior in the framework of preventing various types of crisis situations, such as epidemiological states or market problems.
4. Changes in shopping habits
The last important and very visible change will be the change in existing shopping methods. Extermination can wait for almost all stationary stores without being part of shopping malls, and even they can disappear. At the moment, we have a breakthrough in the use of e-shopping, which dominated the market by offering customers products without leaving home and the risk of not receiving a given product or the chance to minimize that risk. It will cause that the activities will move to the network or collapse, and new ones will be created in this form. As a result of this state of affairs, the role of freight forwarding and demand for it will also increase.
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