PARIS, BRUSSELS and LONDON, September 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --
Three months since its launch, Rydoo, Sodexo group's corp-up, has enhanced its travel and expense management application by integrating with Uber for Business. The integration aims to eliminate friction related to employees' ride reimbursement. The news demonstrates a shared ambition to offer a seamless business travel experience with a simple, intuitive and fully-connected approach, anywhere in the world.
Wim Derkinderen, CCO of Rydoo, explains: "Rydoo is focused on meeting our customers' expectations by offering global solutions. At Rydoo our goal is to simplify expense management so employees can focus on being productive. Integrating Rydoo with the Uber app is a reflection of our commitment."
Over 65,000 organizations across the globe rely on Uber for Business for safe, reliable transportation for employees and a seamless billing, reporting and management system for travel managers and admins.
With the new integration, once a business ride is complete, the receipt is immediately available in the Rydoo app. The employee simply to has to submit the expense to his manager with a single click. This partnership helps employees to save time by eliminating the need to add each ride to an expense report, and gives businesses a better way to track invoices and create expense budget forecasts.
Christophe Peymirat, Head of EMEA, Uber for Business, said: "Uber for Business is focused on providing organizations across the globe with the best possible way to manage ground transportation programs, and expense management is a critical component of this. We're excited to partner with the tools that our customers rely on most for expenses, including Rydoo."
This new feature will be available at the end of September.
Rydoo reinvents and simplifies business travel and expense management through the expertise of the two startups from which it emerged: Xpenditure and iAlbatros. With a team of 300 enthusiastic employees, Rydoo operates in more than 60 countries and its 6,500 customers (public and private organizations) benefit from the usability and efficiency of its consumer-oriented app. Rydoo is a Sodexo corp-up, an alliance of two startups and a large corporation.
Founded in Marseille in 1966 by Pierre Bellon, Sodexo is the global leader in services that improve Quality of Life, an essential factor in individual and organizational performance. Operating in 80 countries, Sodexo serves 100 million consumers each day through its unique combination of On-site Services, Benefits and Rewards Services and Personal and Home Services. Through its more than 100 services, Sodexo provides clients an integrated offering developed over 50 years of experience: from food services, reception, maintenance and cleaning, to facilities and equipment management; from services and programs fostering employees' engagement to solutions that simplify and optimize their mobility and expenses management, to in-home assistance, child care centers and concierge services. Sodexo's success and performance are founded on its independence, its sustainable business model and its ability to continuously develop and engage its 427,000 employees throughout the world. Sodexo is included in the CAC 40 and DJSI indices.