Employee Fraud: Are You Guarding Your Spend Management?

Employee Fraud: Are You Guarding Your Spend Management?

Proctor & Gamble Corporation

Proctor & Gamble Corporation

Expense and procurement fraud happens at even the best-run organizations. Are you prepared to prevent such catastrophic activities from happening?

Recently, a former Procter & Gamble Co. executive assistant agreed to plead guilty to a federal charge of defrauding her company out of more than $454,000, after extensively using a P&G procurement card issued by Citibank to pay for her personal expenses. This case illustrates why organizations need effective and easy-to-use expense management systems so such behavior doesn’t go undetected – for months or years.

How harmful is expense and procurement fraud in dollars and cents? It’s hard to nail down specific figures, as so many cases never get caught.…

5 Ways to Connect Supply Chain and Value Chain in the Field

Apptricity Field Services plays an integral role in accelerating service installation and repair by increasing efficiencies and reducing costs of deploying field service crews. One of the biggest Man outside of van challenges many companies face is the difficulty with connecting their supply chain and their value chain in the field. That’s not true for companies that have used Apptricity Field Services software with the Apptricity Connected Service Vehicle … and they’ve discovered significant benefits:

  1. Tool and inventory tracking – Apptricity Field Services has integrated and streamlined asset, inventory, and work order management for start-to-finish tracking and control across the value chain. Tools on a service vehicle became tagged inventory items, which made it easy to quickly determine whether a specific tool was in the vehicle (or left behind) when leaving a site.

Expense Reporting Made Easy: What Will You Do With All That Extra Time?

Keeping track of travel expenses is getting a whole lot easier, as new technology removes one of the biggest headaches business travelers endure: the paperwork.Woman creating expense reports on the go

Paper-based travel and expense reporting systems have long been a huge drain on employee productivity, and more importantly, they are next to useless when it comes to providing actionable data to corporate managers. With business travel expected to increase in 2017, it is important to have a travel and expense management solution to keep track of all employee expenses.

New technology has eased all sorts of issues that business travelers deal with daily, so it’s no surprise that it’s now also easier to keep track of receipts, submit expense reports on time, and have information instantly available to answer questions about the legitimacy of certain charges.…

Apptricity Attends NDTA’s Symposium on Government Travel & Passenger Services

NDTA GovTravels

NDTA’s featured speaker, Gary Rasicot with TSA

Last week, Apptricity attended NDTA’s GovTravels Symposium at the Hilton Mark Center in Alexandria, Virginia. This premier event showcased passenger travel professionals from the government and travel industry, where they gathered to collaborate on regulations, technology, challenges, and best practices in government travel.

Designed with input from the private sector and government travel stakeholders, this symposium offered presentations by leaders in government travel, discussions with travel decision makers, educational breakouts, and an exposition space to meet with leading travel organizations. This event also showcased important relevant industry news, such as snapshots of issues impacting and relating to passenger travel.…