‘Door to door’ travel and expenses management company KDS and travel management firm BCD Travel will deploy the former’s Neo system to Société Générale.
Société Générale will use the door-to-door travel booking and expense management solution in business trip planning and self-booking for 11,000 users in five countries across all divisions.
The system includes a calendar-based interface and auto-expense feature that lets users complete an expense claims in seconds.
Société Générale’s choice follows a new reseller agreement between KDS and BCD Travel to make the application more readily available to the TMC’s clients.
Under the agreement, BCD Travel product specialists will receive ongoing training and support in KDS solutions.
“As a globally trusted leader in corporate travel management, BCD Travel carefully studies the marketplace in search of innovations to improve both the travel experience and effectiveness of travel programs,” said Oliver Quayle senior vice president partners of KDS.
“The reseller agreement we’re announcing today will not only provide travel buyers with a clearer path for adopting our award-winning solutions, it also serves as a ringing endorsement of Neo by leading industry experts with deep knowledge of all the offerings available to buyers.”
Rose Stratford, executive vice president, global supplier relations and strategic sourcing, BCD Travel, added: “We expect wide interest in Neo among our client base.
“The platform offers a powerful solution that drives traveller compliance and captures valuable data that procurement teams can use to secure travel programme savings.”
Société Générale recently renewed its global TMC contract with BCD Travel for the next five years.