Undress for Success has a nice set of charts on the advantages of telecommuting. They are a graphical summary of more detailed report on workshifting.
Their analysis reports U.S. businesses could save $436 billion, reduce greenhouse emissions and cut oil imports if they embraced telecommuting.
Workers would also be happier.
The advantages of flexible work, telecommuting and distributed work are abundant and increasingly well known. It's a bit surprising more companies are not embracing this trend.