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Ground Transport Companies Power Green Programs With Electric Vehicles, Micromobility

A pair of Europe-based ground transportation companies recently announced plans to speed up their transitions to electric vehicles. Meanwhile, Uber expanded its green program that…

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With Support Wilting, Solombrino Apologizes And GBTA Board Hires Trusted Legal Partner To Investigate New Allegations

Readers, please note our Disclosure about conflicts of interest at the bottom of this article. The GBTA board of directors asked law firm Polsinelli to…

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As Clients Eye Longer Road Trips, Car Services Add Virus-Combating Procedures And Industry Debates Standards

Whether due to fear of coronavirus exposure from other passengers, discomfort with wearing face coverings for hours or the hassle and uncertainty of air and…

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Posted in Negotiating Service Suppliers

Complexity In Ground Transport Gives Rise To Outsourced Management

Longtime ground transportation tech integrator Groundspan recently created a side business out of helping clients source suppliers and keep them honest. It’s no wonder there…

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Op Ed: Igor Marchal On The Future Of Car Rental Distribution

Car rental companies can’t sufficiently differentiate their products or provide a modern shopping experience within the current distribution framework. That’s according to travel industry veteran…

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Caveat Emptor: ‘Hidden’ Fees Are A Ground Transportation Industry Fixture

In a business travel sector as dynamic and competitive as ground transportation, there’s a lot to keep up with. While it’s got some new twists, one…

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GBTA’s McCormick: Creating Conference Content Should Be ‘Like Church And State’

It was a remarkable rebuke. During the Global Business Travel Association convention in August, one of the association’s board members chastised a seminar speaker mid-session…

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