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Your Travel Management Program is Leaking

"Leakage" from your travel management program negatively impacts your company’s control over travel costs, savings and supplier discounts, as well as your ability to ensure traveler safety and security. We dive into why this is such a common occurrence and what you can do about it.

By |2018-11-04T18:05:43+00:00October 30th, 2018|Business Travel, Research and Statistics|

An Alternative to the Traditional Daily Stand-up Meeting Format

Our stand-ups were taking over 20 mins, and most importantly, often times people would leave the meeting feeling misaligned. This didn't help the team feel confident about our focus and short-term progress. For a little while, we tried tweaking some things about the meeting, like the scheduled time, reminding people to just report "what matters", etc. Regardless of what we did, the result would essentially be the same. Over time, this would perpetuate the notion that the problem lied in the participants' communication skills. But, what if that wasn't the case? What if the problem lied somewhere else?

By |2018-10-04T20:11:00+00:00September 27th, 2018|Startups|

Duty of Care and You: What a Business Traveler Needs to Know

Duty of care is likely to play a significant role in how your company drafts and enforces its travel policy, however lenient or strict that policy is. Grasping the reasoning behind these policy decisions can help you understand company requirements regarding business travel and work with your employers for your own benefit.

By |2020-10-08T22:37:24+00:00September 8th, 2018|Business Travel, Research and Statistics|

Shep Among Business Travel Innovators to Compete at Innovate

The BTN Group, publishers of Business Travel News, Travel Procurement and The Beat, has selected twelve companies to compete for the Business Travel Innovator Awards at the 5th Annual Innovate, the conference for the advancement of business travel.

By |2018-08-07T03:05:52+00:00August 2nd, 2018|News|

Top 7 Business Travel Apps to Elevate Your Travel Experience

With the right business travel apps, your smartphone can be a powerful tool to make your travel experience as smooth as possible. Here’s a list of the best business travel apps we’ve found for keeping you organized, connected, and at the top of your game, no matter where on the globe your travels take you.

By |2018-09-26T21:27:32+00:00August 1st, 2018|Business Travel|

Duty of Care: Employers’ Obligation Towards Traveling Employees

For corporate managers, understanding the notion of duty of care in the context of corporate travel is essential for ensuring compliance and establishing a sufficient business travel safety policy for company employees. So, before sending them off to their next corporate adventure with a carry-on bag in hand, set aside the time necessary to comprehend the big picture around duty of care and what it means for employers.

By |2020-10-08T22:28:38+00:00July 8th, 2018|Research and Statistics|

Shep CEO Named 2018 Corporate Travel Innovator

Shep CEO and Co-founder Daniel Senyard was honored among 15 other leaders in the corporate travel space for his contributions to the evolution of modern business travel through Shep, an employee-focused open booking tool for business travel. Shep's mission is to bring low touch travel management to the unmanaged.

By |2018-08-03T22:57:52+00:00May 24th, 2018|Business Travel, News|

Flight Safety Stats for the 2018 Business Traveler

We know—there’s more to business travel than just packing luggage and planning a trip to a set destination. There’s a sense of excitement, efficient execution of company policies, and also a lingering fear of flying. So, how safe is flying? Shep researched and compiled flight safety stats for the 2018 business traveler that may help settle the concerns of that fearful traveler.

By |2018-06-06T15:57:43+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Business Travel, Research and Statistics|
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