This has been an exciting week of collaboration, discussion and learning in San Francisco. Today Concur CMO, Jerame Thurik, had the opportunity to chat with a panel of Concur Innovation Award winners who shared their experiences managing business travel and expenses. They gave the audience insight into the tips and tricks that make them a success and allow them to innovate in their roles. Here are this year's Concur Innovation Award winners.
Adelman Travel is a full-service travel firm specializing in corporate on-site travel offices. They operate on-site in 90 corporations nationwide plus three reservation centers. Adelman Travel partnered with Concur to leverage the mobile platform and capture hard data. Now, they’re able to deliver real time, critical information to their travelers.
ALPS Corporation provides lawyers' professional liability insurance to over 12,500 attorneys nationwide. Managing more than $125 million in investments, APLS is endorsed by more bar associations than any other insurance company. As an early adopter of Concur TripLink, ALPS Corporation is now able to see the connection between travel and expense instantly. Not only does TripLink give ALPS travelers the flexibility to do their expenses on the go, it has simplified the forecasting and budgeting for management.
American Red Cross
The American Red Cross exists to provide compassionate care to those in need. Through a network of generous donors, volunteers and employees, The American Red Cross of prevents and relieves suffering, at home in the United States and around the world. Learn how American Red Cross focuses on what matters most. The American Red Cross, works to make every donor dollar go further for their mission. With expense and invoice technology, their invoice processing time was reduced from thirty days to five and they saved over $60 million dollars from early payment discounts, rebates, and sourcing opportunities.
General Mills, Inc. is an American multinational manufacturer and marketer of branded consumer foods sold through retail stores. Learn how General Mills shaved millions of dollars off their T&E spend. General Mills processes between 150,000 and 175,000 expense reports a year from 22 different countries and 22,000 employees. With Concur they are able to manage their data, discover where they are spending their money and where opportunities for savings might exist.
Unisys Corporation is an American global information technology company that provides a portfolio of IT services, software, and technology. By implementing Concur, Unisys was able to leverage their creative side and put new processes into place to help their travelers. They now have a centralized process within global travel as well as visibility into the expense reports of 13,000 associates.
University of San Francisco
The University of San Francisco is a Jesuit Catholic university located in San Francisco, California, United States. Founded in 1855, USF was established as the first university in San Francisco. When staff and faculty from the University of San Francisco are in the field and focusing on their research, the last thing they want to do is worry about expense reports. With Concur, they now have a streamlined, painless process that’s tailored to each department, and the burden of expense reports has been relieved.