Consulting

FCM works closely with 4th Dimension Business Travel Consulting (4D) to provide procurement solutions and business advisory services to help companies generate more value from their corporate travel spend.

Working collaboratively with clients they also assist with developing tailored strategies to reduce costs, improve processes, effectively benchmark and analyse travel programs and secure direct savings when sourcing hotel, airline and car hire services.

Our business travel consulting services include:

  • Achieving direct savings through innovative efficiency solutions and cost reduction strategies 
  • Measuring and benchmarking travel programme performance against similar industry or like-sized organisations
  • Driving optimal supplier negotiations and outcomes
  • Improving compliance to policy and business strategies

Locally, we have our Data Excellence Centre which is a new and exciting division, that uses data, reporting and analytics to ensure our clients are receiving the best return on investment, when partnering with us.

Our team can take an in-depth look into your travel programme using an exclusive platform called Client Bank to ensure you’re receiving exactly what you need from FCM.  

    Through the reporting we can look at cost savings, duty of care, market trends, benchmarking, forecasting, and much more.

    We have a dedicated team of 4 amazing people, specialising in:

    • Reporting/Analysis
    • Visual Basic
    • Data Cleansing
    • ETL  (Extract/Transform/Load) Processing
    • Java Script

    Speak to your Account Manager to learn about how our Data Excellence Centre can benefit your company today.

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    Analytics

    By drilling down into your spend across each category of travel, we can offer insight into how your travel processes, policies and current contracts can be improved. This is achieved through SWOT analysis, benchmarking of supplier services, traveller satisfaction ratings and a cost-saving strategic plan for your business travel programme.

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    Sourcing

    If you are spending too much on your travel programme, we will identify this and ensure you are paying current market rates. We will source, tender and contract all of your airline, hotel, car hire and ground transport suppliers, conduct a comparative analysis, benchmark against industry standards and audit and track contract performance during its lifetime.

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    Best Practice

    Our comprehensive industry knowledge means we can customise your travel programme to be strong and sustainable. We will improve performance through solutions and suppliers outside of the traditional while redesigning travel policies and processes, managing suppliers through a single contact and offering effective advice and communication.

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    Research

    We put our thought leadership into practice to bring you the future of travel today through extensive market intelligence and industry-leading insight, which includes industry updates via a quarterly e-magazine, trend analysis and White Papers, social media streams, crisis management intelligence, case studies, a global resource library and industry reports.

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