Posted in Distribution Sectors

DOD Switches On New SAP Concur-Developed Travel System

The U.S. Department of Defense in March began adding users for the prototype of a new travel booking and expense system. Designed by SAP Concur…

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Posted in Payment Policy Sectors

The Defense Department Wants New Travel Systems, But First Had To Simplify Policy

[UPDATE, August 20, 2018: The Department of Defense picked SAP Concur to build a new travel system. Working with Accenture Federal Services, Booz Allen and…

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Posted in Negotiating Sectors

Hyatt Hotels Negotiates Consortia Rates With Shared Services Firm KBB Partners

Hyatt has negotiated rates for shared services provider KBB Partners’ financial and professional services members. KBB aggregates spending to secure favorable pricing and contract terms…

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Posted in Sectors Service

New Private Luxury Terminal At LAX Offers Corporate Memberships, But Are There Takers?

Who will pay thousands of dollars to use a private terminal before boarding a commercial flight? Rich folks, of course, but also maybe those who…

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Posted in Reporting Sectors Suppliers

Cornerstone Wins Federal Data Account As Concur Sunsets TravelTrax

Concur is phasing out the TravelTrax data solution and its biggest user, the U.S. federal government, is switching to Cornerstone Information Systems. A Concur representative confirmed…

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Posted in Payment Sectors

United States Requires Virtual Cards In Next Federal Payment Program

[UPDATE, Sept. 12, 2017: The U.S. General Services Administration announced Citibank and U.S. Bank as contractors for its SmartPay 3 program, covering purchasing, travel, fleet…

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Posted in Sectors Suppliers

Defense Department Identifies Concur As Vendor For DTS Pilot

The U.S. Department of Defense finally identified the commercial travel system it’s been piloting since June 2016. No one should be surprised that it’s market…

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