Posted in Careers Negotiating Productivity

McKinsey Highlights Travel As Poster Child For Outsourcing

In a November paper that otherwise favored optimizing indirect procurement over outsourcing it, McKinsey & Co. suggested companies consider outsourcing travel procurement. It’s debatable whether…

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Posted in Careers

How To Leave The Industry If You Have To And What To Expect If You Don’t (Audio)

The near future of employment in business travel looks grim. The frontline lodging, dining or transportation worker, the corporate travel agent nearing retirement, the hotel…

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Posted in Sectors

McKinsey Sees Slower Business Travel Recovery In Western Economies

Different industry verticals will restart business travel at different velocities. According to a McKinsey & Company analysis, that will mean a slower recovery for Europe…

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Posted in Productivity Service Suppliers

The Future Of Travel Management Companies: Part Three, Emerging Leaner

Travel management companies are trying to make the most of a time when bookings remain feeble. In addition to staff right-sizing, relocating and retraining, some…

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Posted in Distribution Productivity Suppliers

The Future Of Travel Management Companies: Part One, Staffing

“Green shoots” are nice but transaction counts for most travel management companies as of last week remained between 3 percent and 15 percent of last…

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