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1. Solutions

1.1. Web Directory to allow local business's to easily and affordably list products

1.1.1. Online Store

1.1.2. Low Cost to Register

1.1.3. Easy Menu Style

1.1.4. Online payments

1.1.5. Easy to use for non tech savvy individuals

1.2. City targeted product listings for stores

1.2.1. Local Stores

1.2.2. Local Crafts

1.2.3. Corner Shops

1.3. Real Time Competitive Logistic System (Geolocation) for lower costing local delivery, allowing for quick & easy employment of individuals for local delivery.

1.3.1. Similar to Uber / Just Eat

1.3.2. Estimated Delivery based on distance for deliverer

1.3.3. Possibility of walking deliveries (local society interaction)

1.4. Client Shopping View & Real Time Order System as deliveries can now take minutes - hours.

1.5. Responsive Web Application for ease of use

1.5.1. User Interface Designed for a focus on Accessibility

1.5.1.1. Voice Control

1.5.2. Facial Recognition for secure login

1.5.3. Finger Print scanning

2. Possible Web Technologies

2.1. Google Places [1].

2.2. Google Maps API [2]

2.2.1. Geocoding for location tracking [3]

2.2.2. AJAX Search (Postcode) [4]

2.2.3. Distance Matrix [5]

2.3. Node.JS Backend framework [12]

2.3.1. Cloud based[6]

2.3.2. SQL Database [7]

2.4. Vue.Js Frontend Framework [13]

2.4.1. HTML & Javascript [8]

2.5. Webpage Accessibility [14]

2.5.1. Web Speech API [9]

2.5.2. AWS Rekognition API [10]

2.5.3. Web Authentication API [11]

3. Current Problems

3.1. The effect of the economic takeover by global web businesses upon small & local businesses. (Amazon, AliExpress, Wish, etc) [15]

3.2. Coronavirus Lockdown difficulties for local businesses [16]

3.3. Elderly & Disabled People Shielding - Unable to locally shop [17]

3.4. Rising unemployment [18]

3.5. Climate Crisis [19]

4. Timeline

4.1. Planning & Design Due Date: 6th December

4.2. Prototype Due Date: 7th January

5. How will it work?

5.1. Vendor Registers Products and Store location onto website

5.2. Delivery Driver Registers location and Logs in to search for local orders

5.3. Client searches directory for local business's

5.4. Client Orders product.

5.5. Order is sent to Store and waits until accepted.

5.6. Once accepted, message is sent to local registered delivery drivers

5.7. Local delivery driver accepts order and a message is sent to Client that the order will be delivered, and Store receives a message to prepare the package.

5.8. Client can track delivery store to home.

5.9. Package Delivered, Payments sent to Store & Delivery Person.

6. Sustainability [21]

6.1. Reduce transmission

6.2. Possibility to reduce delivery packaging [23]

6.3. Reduce carbon emissions from vehicle used for logistics [22]

6.4. Aid local stores compete

7. What makes this different?

7.1. Delivery personell can choose their own hours.

7.2. Localisation over globalisation [20]

7.3. Specific for current situation

8. Target Market [24]

8.1. Shielded Individuals

8.2. Elderly

8.3. Physically / Psychologically Disabled

9. References

9.1. [1] ‘Overview | Places API’, Google Developers. Overview  |  Places API  |  Google Developers (accessed Oct. 28, 2020).

9.2. [2] ‘Google Maps Platform’, Google Developers. Google Maps Platform  |  Google Developers (accessed Oct. 28, 2020).

9.3. [3] ‘Overview | Geocoding API | Google Developers’. Overview  |  Geocoding API  |  Google Developers (accessed Oct. 28, 2020).

9.4. [4] ‘SimplyPostcodeTM - AJAX PHP Full Address Finder’. SimplyPostcode™ - AJAX PHP Full Address Finder (accessed Oct. 28, 2020).

9.5. [5] ‘Distance Matrix Service | Maps JavaScript API’, Google Developers. Distance Matrix Service  |  Maps JavaScript API  |  Google Developers (accessed Oct. 28, 2020).

9.6. [6] ‘What is cloud computing? A beginner’s guide | Microsoft Azure’. What is cloud computing? A beginner’s guide | Microsoft Azure (accessed Oct. 28, 2020).

9.7. [7] ‘Azure SQL Database | Microsoft Azure’. Azure SQL Database | Microsoft Azure (accessed Oct. 28, 2020).

9.8. [8] ‘JavaScript basics’, MDN Web Docs. JavaScript basics (accessed Oct. 28, 2020).

9.9. [9] ‘Using the Web Speech API’, MDN Web Docs. Using the Web Speech API (accessed Oct. 28, 2020).

9.10. [10] ‘Amazon Rekognition – Video and Image - AWS’, Amazon Web Services, Inc. Amazon Rekognition – Video and Image - AWS (accessed Oct. 28, 2020).

9.11. [11] ‘Guide to Web Authentication’, Guide to Web Authentication. Guide to Web Authentication (accessed Oct. 28, 2020).

9.12. [12] Node.js, ‘Node.js’, Node.js. https://nodejs.org/en/ (accessed Oct. 28, 2020).

9.13. [13] ‘Vue.js’. https://vuejs.org/ (accessed Oct. 28, 2020).

9.14. [14] W. W. A. Initiative (WAI), ‘Introduction to Web Accessibility’, Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI). Introduction to Web Accessibility (accessed Oct. 28, 2020).

9.15. [15] ‘Online Shopping Growth Sees Surge in E-Commerce Roles’, Business News Wales, Oct. 05, 2020. Online Shopping Growth Sees Surge in E-Commerce Roles (accessed Oct. 25, 2020).

9.16. [16] B. Wilkinson, ‘Supermarket chaos: Needy families STILL unable to get deliveries’, This is Money, Apr. 28, 2020. Supermarket chaos: Needy families STILL unable to get deliveries (accessed Oct. 25, 2020).

9.17. [17] G. Serafini, B. Parmigiani, A. Amerio, A. Aguglia, L. Sher, and M. Amore, ‘The psychological impact of COVID-19 on the mental health in the general population’, QJM, vol. 113, no. 8, pp. 531–537, Aug. 2020, doi: 10.1093/qjmed/hcaa201.

9.18. [18] B. Marr, ‘What is Industry 4.0? Here’s A Super Easy Explanation For Anyone’, Forbes. What is Industry 4.0? Here's A Super Easy Explanation For Anyone (accessed Oct. 20, 2020).

9.19. [19] A. Vaughan, ‘Greta Thunberg: Why I began the climate protests that are going global’, New Scientist. Greta Thunberg: Why I began the climate protests that are going global (accessed Oct. 27, 2020).

9.20. [20] ‘Reimagine your business growth with localisation - Market Finder by Google’. https://marketfinder.thinkwithgoogle.com/intl/en_gb/article/localisation-for-business-growth/ (accessed Oct. 26, 2020).

9.21. [21] ‘Conservation of renewable and nonrenewable resources’. Conservation of renewable and nonrenewable resources (accessed Oct. 27, 2020).

9.22. [22] E. Williams, ‘Environmental Impacts in the Production of Personal Computers’, in Computers and the Environment: Understanding and Managing their Impacts, R. Kuehr and E. Williams, Eds. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands, 2003, pp. 41–72.

9.23. [23] A. Hoang, W. Tseng, S. Viswanathan, and H. Evans, ‘Life Cycle Assessment of a Laptop Computer and its Contribution to Greenhouse Gas Emissions’, Jan. 2009.

9.24. [24] F. B. F. T. S. W. wrote about small businesses for T. B. S. B. for 18 years S. has run an I. consulting firm, designed, and presented courses on how to promote small businesses R. T. B. editorial policies S. Ward, ‘Use Target Marketing and Market Segmentation to Improve Your Bottom Line’, The Balance Small Business. Use Target Marketing and Market Segmentation to Improve Your Bottom Line (accessed Oct. 28, 2020).

9.25. [25] ‘Building values, business ethics and corporate social responsibility into the developing organization - ProQuest’. Building values, business ethics and corporate social responsibility into the developing organization - ProQuest (accessed Oct. 29, 2020).

10. Corporate Values & Ethics [25]

10.1. Professionalism

10.2. Collaboration & Excellence

10.3. Respect for diversity & human rights

10.4. Staff empowerment

10.5. Innovation