What does the future of corporate travel and expense look like? It begins with transparency around issues important to both travel managers and travelers – issues like assessing the carbon impact of a single trip, and enhanced duty of care via traveler tracking.
These were just two of the tools on which TripActions CMO Meagen Eisenberg focused in her recent interview with Website Planet, an online resource for building websites. In the interview, Meagen zooms in on these important features that TripActions employs to illustrate the imperative factors that companies should consider when selecting a modern travel and expense (T&E) solution.
Right now, many companies that manage corporate travel and expense use solutions that are out of date or independent and incompatible with each other. That last-generation technology, however, creates increasing liabilities as travelers and connected global economies continue to evolve.
It’s now essential, for example, to actively track and manage travelers. After all, everyone is connected and corporate travel software has the capability to maintain an active database of employees and locations. Integrating expense and travel technology into a unified solution, too, is a logical step that many can easily take to streamline workflows and cut down on bureaucracy.
Components of a Modern Travel and Expense Solution
In the interview and blog post, Meagen goes into depth on which components should be on everyone’s must-have list when considering a new corporate travel and expense program. Her suggestions include:
Read the full interview with Meagen Eisenberg at Website Planet.