About a decade ago the largest travel management companies created consulting units to help organizations with supplier sourcing and other projects. They targeted both existing and non-clients of their TMC services. Few smaller TMCs have followed but now Travel Leaders Corporate is giving it a go.
The company in September announced Financial Solutions, a "proprietary and customizable offering" that goes "far beyond typical travel management." It's targeting midmarket clients with supplier sourcing and program optimization services. The company is looking to generate a profit from the new group by 2017. Execs are projecting that in about three years . . .