Since before Lyft and Uber created programs for business, travel purchasing pros have been approaching them about volume-based benefits. Hard-dollar encouragement would help Uber and Lyft attract more managed corporate clients, especially those that effectively direct employees to one or the other. For now, though, the ride-hailing business programs barely register.
Lyft in its pre-IPO filing made only a few passing references to Lyft Business. Uber for Business represented scarcely more than a single percentage point of the company's $9 . . .