SalesTrip news and insights

From industry research to events, expert opinions, innovation and breaking news. We share what’s important and helpful to our customers and partners.

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Speeding up the trip request process from days to minutes

Most people who have ever travelled for business will have experienced a pre-trip request process. Often a painful experience, it’s where employers require business travellers to justify and gain approval for travel before booking anything. I’ve certainly experienced it. Researching flights and hotels, filling in a form with all the details, gathering data for why […]

January 27 ∙ 2 minutes read

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Why put expenses on Salesforce according to our customers

Salesforce is the world’s leading software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform helping businesses to grow into more effective and efficient organisations. Since entering the market in the late 90s with its revolutionary Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system, the company has evolved into one of the most comprehensive and trusted platforms, capable of addressing all business needs from sales […]

January 22 ∙ 5 minutes read

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SalesTrip announces seed investment round

SalesTrip, an expense management and travel booking software company, today announces it has raised $1.4m in seed funding. Led by Floreat Group, an independent and privately held group, investment comes in the same year the company experienced over 250% growth. “We actively seek technology companies and platforms that have strong products with flexible and attractive […]

January 14 ∙ 4 minutes read

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The year business travel will never forget: a 2020 review

In a year that has flown by, yet dragged in equal measure, 2020 is a year for the history books. News has been dominated by the disruption caused by Covid-19, families have lost loved ones, businesses have suffered and those that have survived the tumult will surely be looking forward to 2021, hopeful for a […]

December 29 ∙ 10 minutes read

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Product Updates

Why you need end-to-end expense accounting

You know the scenario. Employees hoard expenses and submit them once in a blue moon. And because they’ve hoarded so many, they’re out of pocket. The employee spends non-productive time doing “expenses admin” and inevitably gets frustrated when they have to wait weeks and weeks for reimbursement. Finance teams get blindsided because they have sudden […]

December 17 ∙ 2 minutes read

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Product Updates

Taking the guesswork out of travel expenses with trip request

Managing employee expenses is one of the biggest challenges for a business. It’s a significant cost after all with research revealing it as both the biggest variable cost to an organisation, as well as the most unpredictable. Although companies are currently benefiting from much lower levels of spend due to the enforced travel bans, with […]

December 10 ∙ 6 minutes read

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5 unexpected benefits of Dreamforce 2020 going virtual

Talk about Salesforce today will more than likely be about their now confirmed acquisition of Slack. More on this to come from us. But for now, Salesforce customers, partners, employees the world over will have a notable space in their diaries. Dreamforce 2020.  Salesforce’s annual event normally attracts over 150,000 people to the streets of […]

December 2 ∙ 5 minutes read

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Why remote working means more business travel not less

In my last news roundup, the return of business travel seemed imminent, not least domestic travel. However, almost as soon as countries started reopening their borders, they were forced to close again due to a second wave of rising infections. The unpredictability of this global pandemic proof that we’ve got a long way to go, […]

November 24 ∙ 6 minutes read

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Five benefits of having an expense management system during a crisis

2020 has completely changed our way of working. Unparalleled restrictions on travel, physical interactions, and changes in consumer behaviour due to the pandemic have forced companies to alter the way they operate in order to survive. Similarly, with a majority of employees now working remotely, companies have been forced to reimagine policies that previously would […]

November 6 ∙ 10 minutes read