Concur Project

 

Mandate & Challenges

 
In recent years, Lassonde's growth has led to an increased need for travel.
This new business reality led Lassonde to reconsider the way it manages travel
and employee expenses.

Talsom was commissioned to manage the implementation and deployment of the complete solution for managing business travel and employee expenses throughout the entire company.
  • More than 450 affected employees
  • More than 10 business locations across Canada
  • A new technological solution that replaces
    a manual process
 

Needs & Objectives

 
  • Implement an effective, fair, company-wide tool for managing travel expenses for the entire organization that's suited to the new business reality and the changing economic environment
  • Make information and the application
    of policies consistent and uniform throughout Lassonde
  • Make the system accessible, secure and confidential, at all times, from anywhere via
    the Internet
  • Support employees by providing more effective tools

 

 
  • Automate the process from A to Z
  • Reduce the administrative burden that results from using multiple tools
  • Select and implement a corporate credit card program that is compatible with the expense management tool
  • Develop and deploy a travel agency services
  • Move forward with the progressive roll-out
    of the various components
 
 
In a growing international industry in which travel has become commonplace—at a sometimes enormous expense—the use of cloud computing solutions to effectively manage travel and costs is a sound investment. The challenge related to these solutions is integrating them with in-house applications and providing training backed by a solid change management plan. In the case of Lassonde, we acted as project leader while maximizing the use of internal and external talent to achieve a common goal.
 
Jonathan Tremblay, Vice President, Talsom
 

Solution

 
To develop an effective, company-wide system for managing business trips and expenses, Lassonde selected a new tool called Concur. This tool enabled the automation of the processes related to business travel and employee expenses. Lassonde used this opportunity to review, update and introduce several elements having to do with business travel and employee expenses.

Testimonial

 
“We strongly recommend Talsom to any company seeking an efficient and reliable partner. They supported us throughout every step in the implemention of a “cloud” expense account management application, from analysis and migration to installation and training. Talsom also helped boost our development team’s project management capacity, enabling us to grow and mature as a company.”

Pierre Brault, Industries Lassonde inc.
Chief Information Technologies

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