Companies are changing—with an increasing number of acquisitions, sales, and mergers— Consolidation allows you to leverage all components of a managed travel program at a local, regional or global level for maximum benefit in an ever-changing environment. In practice, this often means standardizing travel policy, processes, and tools while leveraging your total travel volume and concentrating sourcing with an optimal number of suppliers.
GTI can help you optimize travel program consolidation by:
Consolidating data and monitoring performance
Standardizing policy, process and tools
Arrange focus group meetings with the Senior Executives and line management to determine reports that would maximize travel program buy-in without burdening non-travel managers with reams of paper.
Create tailored summary and graphic reports for senior management, and more detailed reports for line budget managers.
Set up special reservations process, ensuring that cost centers and special fare codes are included in reservations.
Benchmark departments on cost-per-mile and average ticket price for specific city pairs to identify most effective travel purchases.
By being able to get your arms around information that was not obtainable before, you can take steps to lower the travel costs with success. You will also be able to gauge and manage vendor agreements to make certain your company is capitalizing in its purchasing strength.