FCM had managed the travel programme for our client - a world leader in electronic optical equipment and analytical instrumentation for high-end scientific and industrial research and development - for more than a decade.
As a top 250 Australian company, in 2017 our client booked 7,234 room nights in 46 hotels across four countries worth $1.6. With compliance at 75%, coverage was 74%. A year later, its program had found savings of 4-8% with room nights increased to 7,750 in 82 hotels.
With 359 hotels in 28 countries booking 61,000 hotel rooms worth $13.6m, our client’s current program had compliance of 80% and coverage of 93%. Working together savings of 4.5% were found in our new program with a rise in the number of hotels to 402 and compliance increasing to 89%.
Our client is an Infrastructure Services Business who in 2017 booked 68,500 room nights worth $11.1m in 110 hotels across two countries, with compliance at 70%. A year later this increased to 80% with significant total savings across in 2018 of $912k.
BAM International is a subsidiary of Royal BAM Group, one of Europe’s largest contracting companies active in construction, property, civil engineering, public-private partnerships, mechanical and electrical contracting and engineering in 30 countries across the globe. In the United Arab Emirates FCM Travel Solutions provides Air, Hotel, Car Hire and a Meet & Assist Service for BAM International and their travellers
The client is one of the world’s largest design, engineering and project management consultancies which delivers complex projects for clients across the region. Before partnering with FCM, they maintained a somewhat fragmented travel program across its offices in Dubai, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and UAE.