KDS and Airplus join forces to service European corporations
- Category: Agency & Association
- Created on Wednesday, 02 May 2012 09:20
Combined Payment Solution and Travel and Expense Automation to Cover Travel Management ProcessesKDS a leading international provider of Travel & Expense (T&E) management solutions and AirPlus a leading global provider of business payment solutions, announce the two companies have signed a commercial partnership in France and the United Kingdom to provide corporations with a global payment solution and a joint travel and expense offering.
“Increasingly corporations are looking for global solutions which integrate fully within their own eco systems, their payment solutions and their business travel options at lower costs and for the expense managment solution to link with an MIS.” says Hubert Martin Director Global Business Development. “ This new partnership is already recieving praise from within the industry, KDS provides the solution to manage travel bookings (on line and on mobile) and the automated expense management solution (on line, off line and on mobile) whilst Airplus provides lodge cards, Corporate Cards and MIS solutions.“
Many companies have already turned to KDS and Airplus to control their travel & expense and payment processes. “We are pleased to provide our customers with the combined strengh and innovation of Airplus and KDS,“ said John Baird-Smith. “Our sales teams will work together to provide prospects and customers with the best travel and expense technology available“.
Expenses represent 50% of the total cost of the trip. By combining the unified travel and expense solution of KDS together with the benefits of the Airplus lodge card and other payement solutions, both companies are now in a unique position to successfully fulfill European companies travel management needs.
This agreement reinforces the strong on-going relationship between KDS and Airplus. Both companies signed common customers and AirPlus product Aida has been integrated to KDS.