Travel GPA and CyberShift Forge Partnership to Give OrganizationsIncreased Business Travel Spend Control:Integrated Solution Tracks Spend Performance against Peer Data and Key Performance Indicators

Medfield, Mass. and Parsippany N.J. – (September 20, 2010) – Travel GPA® today announced plans to expand its real-time Performance Benchmarking with the most complete and actionable travel expense information through a strategic partnership with CyberShift Inc., a global provider of expense management and workforce management software and services. Companies that subscribe to the integrated Travel GPA and CyberShift offering will be able to track travel spend against key performance indicators (KPIs) regardless of their chosen travel management vendor or online booking tools. This alliance enables companies to readily implement best practices, gain full back-end integration between expense management and performance benchmarking, and have meaningful insight into opportunities for spend control and process improvements.

 

Travel GPA provides real-time, in-depth policy and benchmarking analysis on corporate travel spend. Live data can be scored against internal goals or benchmarked against the Travel GPA database of more than 32,000 companies totaling more than $4 billion in spend. CyberShift provides CyberShift Expense™, the industry’s most complete and configurable full-service solution for expense management and automation. Going beyond just travel and entertainment, CyberShift Expense can process all employee business expenses including fleet, cell phone, p-card and more.

 

The combined solution empowers companies to improve business travel practices while stemming the escalating cost of business travel, including ancillary fees from airlines, car rentals, and hotels. In concert with Travel GPA’s market intelligence, traveler behavior can be assessed real-time, enabling smarter spend decisions. Business travel managers have the ability to control travel programs daily through the Travel GPA dashboard, which also helps them to answer questions quickly and make decisions confidently based on the availability of real data. Expense reports are then entered and managed through the award-winning CyberShift Expense solution.

 

“Travel spend is one of a company’s largest expenses and, these days, they are looking to manage those costs more closely than ever before,” said Rock Blanco, president of Prime Numbers, the company that produces Travel GPA. “Our partnership with CyberShift will allow us to give our clients better pictures of where their money is going than has ever been available, which, in turn, will allow them to monitor their travel spend with greater detail.”

 

“Employee business expenses impact an organization’s bottom line and must be tightly managed. Achieving greater cost control and visibility into business travel expenses are vital competitive advantages in today’s market,” said Robert E. Farina, CEO, CyberShift. “The integration of our expense reporting solutions with Travel GPA’s travel management technology creates a comprehensive solution to accurately measure business travel expenses.”

 

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About Prime Numbers Technology and Travel GPA

Prime Numbers Technology provides industry leading technology solutions for the travel community and was founded by industry veteran Rock Blanco. Travel GPA provides real-time corporate travel spend analysis and benchmarking. Prime Numbers also offers a suite of document delivery and productivity products and services including eInvoice and Profile Manager. To learn more about Travel GPA visit www.TravelGPA.com. To learn more about Prime Numbers Technology visit www.PrimeNumbersTechnology.com, email marketing@primenumberstechnology.com, or call (800) 595-4923 X-3.

 

About CyberShift

CyberShift specializes in providing leading organizations with best-in-class employee spend-management and workforce management solutions to reduce costs, mitigate compliance risk and increase productivity. Our solutions help organizations of all sizes address complex policies and increase the effectiveness of their workforce in delivering products or services to their customers every day. CyberShift’s comprehensive product suite is unique in providing multi-national capabilities for expense management, employee scheduling, time-and-attendance, contingent labor management, absence management, and solutions for the mobile workforce. CyberShift manages over 1.5 million transactions daily through our highly secure SaaS delivery model, and is also available as an On Premise license, putting the power of choice in the hands of the customer. For more information, please call (877) 274-4381 or visit www.cybershift.com.

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