In an age where cost cutting is the mantra to get ahead of the competition, a tool which helps you manage your expenses is always welcome. Cost cutting has to be done while maintaining the operational efficiency, which is where technology kicks in.
Concur technologies, renowned for spend management solutions and services, has designed two apps – Concur and Tripit Travel Organizer to help enterprise users maintain their travel and expenses (T&E). Both the apps are available on all major platforms – Android, iOS and Windows Phone. This will help organizations in better Travel and Expense Management as every employee can access the app.
According to the survey conducted by the company, these are the main challenges faced by CFOs related to T&E Management.
- Ability to request and approve travel and expenses anytime anywhere (31%)
- Track who is spending how much, how frequently and where (27%)
- Act on spend before it takes place (27%)
- Lack of visibility (41%)
- Loss of time and productivity due to the time consumed (39%)
- Lack of control over spends (30%)
- Issues faced during audit (also 30%)
To make travel easier and efficient, Concur offers two Apps:
The Concur App is companion to Concur’s solutions for existing users. The app allows enterprise users to easily document all expenses and easily access them when needed. You can click an image of your receipt and store it, request for e-receipts which directly gets documented, Approve and submit expense report, book air tickets, check flight status and do a lot more to make your official tour easy. You can download the app from:
The TripIt Travel Organizer is another app from Concur which is available for all major smartphone platforms. Enterprise users have an option to buy upgrades for the app that will offer advanced features. It can automatically forward you reservation detail, car rental, restaurant confirmations, etc to email@example.com to create an instant itinerary (for Gmail and other Google app users).
You can also get directions, maps, sync trip plans and do a lot more with this convenient travel app. You can download and try this app from the below mentioned stores: