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Reporter’s Notebook: Buyers Muse On The Keys To Corporate Travel Management’s Future

Industry observers can’t resist the temptation to speculate on what new or revived business habits are permanent or how the travel manager role will change….

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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 Suppliers

Army Goes To BCD Travel, Pending CWTSato Appeal

[UPDATE, April 27, 2021: The U.S. Government Accountability Office on April 15 denied a CWT protest of the decision.] The massive continental U.S. portion of…

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Posted in Careers Policy

It’s Time For Travel Managers To Take ‘Deep Breaths’ And A Step Back

Some corporate travel operations have moved from crisis mode to a more strategic phase. With virtually no business travel activity underway, everyone will be there…

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Posted in Negotiating Suppliers

Consultancies Advocate Rightsized TMC Sourcing

Festive Road is a travel consultancy for the social media age. It’s got excellent communicators. Heck, it has The Company Dime as a partner (see…

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