I often think to myself, as the ASTA congress approaches, "Wow, all
those agents getting out of the office to go to a conference -- I
hope nobody has to travel during those five days."
The General Services Administration suggested introducing
fee-based pricing and a multiple-vendor system for travel firms in
the federal civilian market. You know, just when you think nobody
will give you a break, you can always count on the federal
government to provide that spirit-lifting ray of sunshine.
Charles Schwab & Co.'s corporate travel manager, while
praising aspects of automated expense reporting, cautioned against
expecting major cost savings from it. Although it flies in the face
of conventional wisdom, maybe people still are more cost-efficient