How to Make the Business Case for an Expense Management System

by Bob Kessing


Fifty-four percent of respondents to the recent GBTA / American Express Traveler Sentiment Survey said that they submit their expenses electronically. While the adoption of expense report automation solutions is at a record level, it still highlights that nearly half of all business travelers are forced to stuff their pockets, wallets and briefcases with receipts, which they then have to staple to sheets of paper and mail to accounting departments, along with a printed spreadsheet that needs to be typed up with every detail of every item.

Expense Management, For Travel Managers, Chrome River

Myth vs. Reality in Expense Management Solutions

by Dave Terry


You may possibly have noticed that there’s an election taking place in a couple of months. One of the time-honored tactics used by politicians from all sides is to throw out facts or statistics about your opponent, which may or may not have any basis in fact.

Expense Management, Chrome River

Bridging the Generation Gap: Catering to Millennials in Business Travel

by Tim Wheatcroft


In a previous post I spoke a little about the recent GBTA / American Express Business Traveler Sentiment Survey, and the impact of booking and expense policies on business travelers. This week, let’s look at how organizations can best bridge the generation gap when it comes to providing a better experience for their largest (and growing) audience - Millennials.

Business Travel, Expense Policy

Why Sensible Travel Expense Policies are Critical for Business Traveler Happiness

by Tim Wheatcroft


The Global Business Travel Association recently announced the results of its Business Traveler Sentiment Index Global Report. The report assesses the overall happiness with several aspects of travelers’ overall experience, from making travel arrangements through to getting through airport security and taking various forms of ground and air transport.

Expense Management, For CFOs, Expense Fraud, Business Travel, Expense Policy

What Exactly is a "Chrome River?" How we got our Name

by Tim Wheatcroft

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When I look at tech company names, I often wonder how they came about. While some companies have some pretty interesting / cool backstories, there are others who make you wonder if they just used a random name generator.

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Why Mobility is a Critical Consideration for Your Expense Management Strategy

by Chad Peters


Expense management is, by its very nature, one of the business apps with the greatest requirement for deep mobile functionality. Many software solutions are mainly used in-office, and can often get by with relatively limited mobile functionality for consuming data. However, expense management requires a significant amount of creating data while on the road – capturing receipts, creating reports and so on.

Business Travel

Perfecting the Packing: A Business Travel Suitcase

by Dick Jensen


Packing a leisure suitcase is easy, or at least a lot easier than packing for a business trip. Not only do you have to carefully choose the right corporate, casual and in-between wear to take, but you have to do your best to ensure the clothes don’t arrive wrinkled, rumpled or otherwise appearing as if they were just fished out of a hamper. 

Four nifty strategies can help you master the art of business travel packing. 

Business Travel

6 Key Expense Management Best Practices

by Tim Wheatcroft


If you went to last week’s GBTA Conference, you probably came back with a fresh perspective, having seen the latest and greatest trends and innovations in the business travel industry. With these still fresh in your mind, now is a good time to revisit how travel and expense policies are managed at your own organization.

Expense Management, For Travel Managers, Expense Reports

Chrome River and Sabre: Making Integrated Travel and Expense Even Smoother

by Alan Rich


As you may have noticed from today’s announcement made at the GBTA national conference, we are proud to become a Premier Provider of expense reporting for Sabre, one of the world’s biggest travel technology providers. This comes just a couple of weeks after we announced Sabre as the latest travel industry leader to adopt our expense management solution for its own 10,000 global employees.

Expense Management, Expense Reports, Business Travel


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