The wide spectrum of consolidation options provides companies with a range of solutions to fit many business cycles, cultures and business objectives. While very few programs are completely consolidated and globally managed, many have evolved enough to produce valuable insights into the risks and rewards of travel program consolidation.
Consolidating data for program leverage with suppliers is an often-cited and widely accepted driver behind consolidation. Whether a corporation can best achieve that leverage working with multiple travel management companies (TMCs) or a single one is the subject of some debate. Program management structures within companies are as diverse as the companies themselves, but all share the common denominators of strategy and execution managed at the global, regional and local levels. Evolution, not revolution, is the most common path to consolidation.
This white paper examines consolidation in all its incarnations, highlighting the risks and opportunities of each. Inside you will find case studies of multinational corporations that have undergone consolidation. Each case study reveals the benefits the consolidation brought as well as pitfalls the organization encountered along the way. Enter your information below to access the “One size fits all? Consolidating your travel program” whitepaper.