Concur Readying Automobile Reserving, Digital Card Options

SAP Concur within the coming months plans to launch a brand new automotive rental reserving device and a digital card choice in Concur Bill, the corporate introduced at its annual Fusion convention on Wednesday.

Concur Journey’s new automotive rental reserving expertise may have a “restricted launch” throughout the present quarter, first accessible to clients who’re shoppers of journey administration corporations that connect with Concur through the Amadeus international distribution system. The revamp will embody a brand new interface that’s extra constant throughout desktop and cellular variations, higher descriptions of ancillaries and sustainability-related options like common automotive emissions knowledge and the power to filter electrical autos and, in keeping with Concur.

The device additionally will broaden content material availability, together with extra entry to distributors at off-airport automotive rental areas, in keeping with Concur.

The replace is a part of a full re-platforming of Concur Journey, which features a new rail reserving expertise that has already been launched. A brand new resort reserving expertise, which is able to embody expanded choices for sourcing and curating lodging content material, may have a restricted launch on the finish of the second quarter, in keeping with Concur. The corporate has deliberate to launch the airline reserving element in the summertime, in time with the World Enterprise Journey Affiliation Conference in Dallas.

The brand new digital card choice is part of extra companies inside Concur Bill deliberate for launch by the top of the second quarter. The brand new service, Bill Fee Supervisor, will embody capabilities to make batch scheduling of funds in addition to a handbook fee launch function with which finance executives can require remaining approval earlier than a fee.

Together with that replace, Concur Bill will allow digital playing cards for funds in U.S. and Canadian currencies, along with the present choices of checks and Automated Clearing Home community funds, SAP Concur VP and head of spend merchandise Tim Lebel stated throughout Fusion. The digital card product will probably be built-in into the Concur system, he stated.

“You’ll be able to determine the seller that the cardboard can be utilized for, a worth or most that may be spent on that card and you’ll time-base it on how lengthy will probably be energetic,” Lebel stated. “You will not need to share company card knowledge with distributors or move them round.”

Concur is also working so as to add digital card choices to its Expense and Request options, he stated.