Expense Management and the Meaning of Life Alan Rich, CEO
Each of us dedicates a significant part of each day to the world of Expenses and Invoices. Chrome River CEO and co-founder, Alan Rich, talks about how we can use that time to create value for our organizations and help the people that work in them.
Expense Management as a Catalyst to Drive Revenue
How can companies better ensure that T&E spend has a direct impact on new revenues? Download this white paper to understand how sales and finance leaders can more effectively correlate spend with sales, and how to get the most of their T&E budget investment.
Chrome River PROSPER
Chrome River PROSPER is the first insight-producing expense management solution to connect your CRM data and your expenses to enable smarter decisions about T&E spend. Sales Operations and Finance teams partner to control unnecessary business trip costs and still spend effectively to drive revenue.
Mobile Travel and Expense Management from Sabre and Chrome River
Enhance the traveler experience with a seamless, simple mobile solution from pre-trip travel booking to post-trip expense submission integration. Improve compliance, increase efficiency and make employees happy.
What Is the True Cost of Your Corporate Travel Program?
This webinar asks the question: do you know the true cost of your corporate travel program - not just flights, hotels, and rental cars - but meals, personal expenses, taxis, even the cost to process expense reports? And how does that compare to other programs?
Chrome River DATA EXPLORER
Have you ever felt like you have endless amounts of T&E spend data with no easy way to analyze or present it in a meaningful fashion? Chrome River DATA EXPLORER, powered by a world-class business intelligence reporting engine, uses compelling data visualizations that enable you to uncover critical insights about your T&E spend.
The Late, Great Corporate Card - eBook
Virtual wallets and mobile expense management technology are changing the way business travelers book and pay for trips. U.S. Bank and Chrome River discuss the integration of corporate cards and expense reports. Can you imagine an expense report that writes itself? Even better, can you imagine your wallet not stuffed with crumpled receipts?
Building Business Traveler Engagement
This BTE Magazine webinar focuses on three leading travel programs and what their traveler managers are doing to align their business travelers with the corporate travel program goals.
Streamlining the AP Process with Automated Invoice Management Software
Automating your AP processes saves time and money, while providing visibility to your cash flow. Invoice management software streamlines the handling, processing, and approval workflows so your team can concentrate on value-added projects.
Finance Leaders Pivot to the Cloud
This webinar focuses on enterprise applications which can seamlessly migrate to the cloud - including expense management solutions. As CFOs become tech-savvy, mobile expense reporting is one of the first solutions they can deploy worldwide as a cloud-based solution.
6 Ways Mobility is Transforming your T & E Strategy
To effectively support today’s modern workforce, mobility has become an increasingly essential part of any organization’s travel and expense technology strategy. This webinar looks at how mobile technology can improve the entire business travel process, from pre-approval to expense reimbursement.
Top 5 Benefits of a Travel and Expense System
Learn the biggest challenges posed by manual processes and archaic expense solutions, and how these challenges can be eliminated by modern expense management solutions.
The Late Great Corporate Card
The end of the corporate card era is looming. Business – from booking to buying to expensing to reporting – is about to become a seamless virtual experience that is both more secure and more efficient.
Peer Reviews for Global Expense Management
If you have a global expense reporting initiative, you'll need to compare your two vendor options. This report from G2 Crowd compares Chrome River and Concur on 20 important factors.
Mitigate Expense Fraud to Impact the Bottom Line
Expense report fraud can happen to the very best organizations because of loopholes in current expense policy and/or approval workflows.
Optimize Travel and Expense Management for Total Cost of Ownership
ILTA has produced a new webinar in cooperation with Chrome River and TCG Consulting so you can better understand why the integration of travel, meetings, payment and expense is a strategic imperative for your firm.
Gartner Market Guide for Travel Expense Management Software
If you had the opportunity to select new expense report software for your company, what would you look for? This Gartner Market Guide evaluates the current landscape of software providers and helps steer you in the right direction.
Pitching ROI for Accounts Payable
Automating invoice workflows has an incredible ROI. This report from PayStream Advisors helps you quantify the time saved chasing down purchase orders, matching invoices, and getting approvals, as well as realizing early payment discounts from vendors.
Effectively Managing Employee Expenses
With so many controversies in the media about fraudulent employee expenses, learn the best practices to ensure compliance with your company's expense policy.
Chrome River FOLIO
Itemized Global Hotel Folios Expensed at the Touch of a Button. Chrome River FOLIO takes the hassle out of creating expenses from your hotel bill by automatically creating itemized transactions directly in Chrome River EXPENSE.
Chrome River STATEMENTS
Chrome River STATEMENTS is a new product for Chrome River and US Bank customers to help better manage their corporate card program reconciliation.
GBTA Webinar: How to Engage Business Travelers with Expense Management
Cindy Heston from Anthem explains how they rolled out new expense management software to their 53,000 employees. The webinar outlines how to make expense reports easier for business travelers.
Correctly Handle Fringe Benefits Tax during the Holidays
Fringe benefits tax is complex, in some countries more so than others. This webinar highlights Australian tax law and helps employers understand the tax implications in relation to holiday parties, dining out, travel and gifts.
Minimize Your Exposure to Expense Fraud
Have you detected attempted expense fraud in your organization? Are you investigating ways to mitigate it? This webinar from CFO.com dives into the types of expense fraud and what CFOs can do to prevent it - from changing their expense policies to highlighting non-compliant charges through their expense management software.
PayStream Invoice Workflow Automation Report
Too many organizations simply scan invoices and email them for approval and call that "automation." In fact, the process is still missing important components like purchase order matching, multiple approval routings, and electronic payments.
Selecting an Expense Management App - a Guide to Mobility Features
Having an expense report app is commonplace amongst today's expense management solutions. But the type of app makes a huge difference in terms of functionality and accessibility. A web app means the same user interface and functionality on every device. A native app means constant user updates and limited functionality.
Expense Management Best Practices for Non-Profits and NGOs
Non-profits and NGOs need expense management best practices to keep costs reined in while making the most of each dollar. This webinar discusses key areas including grants, volunteers, per diems, p-card integration to reduce administrative overhead with expense report software.
EXPENSE for Construction Companies
Chrome River has a unique and deep understanding of expense management and the nuances involved with the day-to-day processes of tracking spend and managing budgets.
Selecting an Expense Management Vendor - Best of Breed or One Stop Shop
All of your employees will use your expense report software - so it's important that you select the vendor carefully. Finance, Travel, IT, and Business Travelers all need specific features and you need a partner you can trust.
Pitfalls of Manual Expense Reporting
Manual expense reporting might seem the easiest solution for your company. After all, everyone can fill out a spreadsheet and photocopy receipts. But did you know that manual expense reports cost an average of $26, while an automated expense report costs only $7.
Invoice Automation and Electronic Payments
This Proformative Webinar discusses migrating from a paper-based PO, Invoice, and Payments process to a full-automated one, saving organizations 250% on the cost to process and pay their supplier invoices.
Best Practices for Minimizing Financial Risk and Expense Fraud
This Proformative Webinar discusses the serious risks organizations face due to expense fraud - as well as the best practices to minimize their exposure. Modern expense management software can be configured to flag out-of-compliance charges and highlight suspicious patterns to stop expense fraud in its tracks.
BTN’s Traveler Happiness Index
This BTN webinar highlights the findings from the BTN Business Traveler Happiness Index - and a discussion of how CFOs, HR, and Travel Managers can work together to keep key employees productive and motivated.
Expense Fraud - What were they Thinking?
This webinar from PayStream Advisors and Chrome River takes a humorous look at notorious expense fraud cases and the complex schemes behind them. Based on these patterns, participants learn how to thwart expense fraud with expense management software.
Balancing Effective People Management and Profitable People Management
This FEI webinar examines the balance between employee productivity and motivation with business costs and expenses. This demands a partnership between the CFO, HR, and Travel Managers to control costs while keeping employees happy.
Prevent Employee Fraud in Expense Management
In today’s global market, organizations are still being asked to be more productive, efficient and to reduce costs. One of the most difficult costs to control is employee spend. This report covers how to reduce inefficient and fraudulent spend.
Expense Management for Higher Education
Chrome River has a unique and deep understanding of expense management and the nuances involved with the day-to-day processes of tracking spend and managing budgets within the Higher Education environment.
The Top 10 Reasons Universities Choose Chrome River
Learn why Chrome River is the best choice for HIgher Education Institutions. An easy user interface, pre-trip authorization, endless configurability, tracking of guest traveler expenses, and much more.
Invoice Management for Higher Education
Chrome River INVOICE works specifically for Higher Education Institutions by streamlining and simplifying the handling of all Direct Pay vendor invoices.
Berwin Leighton Paisner
Read how Chrome River provided significant savings for Berwin Leighton Paisner just by capturing value added tax (VAT) alone. Reclaimable tax on expenses was also up in excess of 12% after the first year.
Expense Management for Nonprofits and NGOs
Chrome River has a deep understanding of expense management and the nuances involved with the day-to-day processes of tracking spend and managing budgets within the Non-profit and NGO environments.
10 Questions for Your Global Expense Management Solution
What are the key questions you need to ask when evaluating expense providers? Download this guide to learn about some of the most critical factors that any organization should consider when rolling out a global expense management solution.
Huron Consulting Group
Huron’s decision to migrate to MERCURY, Chrome River’s EXPENSE mobile web application interface built on HTML5 and Responsive Web Design technologies, was based on the employees’ strong desire to be able to enter and submit their expenses from their mobile devices while on the road, while being able to have a consistent experience across devices.
Expense Policy Template
Use this Expense Policy Template to fine tune your unique rules around purchases and expenses. Tight, well-written policies remove ambiguity and help employees become stewards of the company checkbook.
10 Ways to Prevent Business Expense Fraud
Read about some of the commonest and most egregious ways that employees falsely claim corporate expenses for reimbursement. This white paper highlights 10 practical steps that organizations can take to reduce their liability to expense fraud and abuse.
Chrome River MERCURY Overview
Take a look at MERCURY, an all-new, fast, fluid, and also incredibly mobile user interface that provides a common user experience across all devices when you are on the go. Let business flow with Chrome River.
Chrome River MERCURY
Mobile web adoption is growing fast with no signs of slowing down. Web traffic from mobile devices is now greater than web traffic from desktops. Through responsive web design technologies, Chrome River applications display perfectly on the device you are working on, regardless of size or shape.
Open Payments Compliance
Chrome River EXPENSE helps organizations by making it easy to track Healthcare Provider (HCP) spend and report accurate expense payment data in order to comply with federal and state regulations avoid stiff penalties.
Chrome River PAYMENTS
Chrome River PAYMENTS provides significant cost reductions by replacing B2B checks with electronic payment alternatives like ACH+ network discounts, ACH and virtual MasterCard accounts.
Plumbing & Poetry
In today’s workforce, it’s important for organizations to attract and hold the best talent. One of the ways to do that is to provide them with the best tools to get their jobs done quickly and easily.
Spend Management Report 2015
There are many common factors that drive organizations away from manual purchasing and payments operations. When asked why they are planning to automate their invoice management process, most organizations reported that they hope to reduce costs, reduce lost or missing invoices, and save time in the invoice approval process.
Responsive Web Design for the Mobile Workforce
The flexible nature of Responsive Web Design brings a high degree of speed and mobility sought by many competitive organizations. Some business processes—expense reporting in particular—are especially well-suited by responsive design solutions.
Travel and Expense Technology for the Advertising Industry
Business success is highly dependent on cutting costs, and controlling spend becomes a strategic goal for many advertising companies. One of the largest areas of costs, travel & expense, can be controlled with TEM solutions.
Chrome River EXPENSE Explainer Overview
Take two minutes to see how Chrome River EXPENSE simplifies the tedious task of expense reporting.
10 Essential Expense Management Best Practices
The author of this paper has worked with hundreds of companies of varying sizes, across numerous industries, all around the world. From her experience, the author captured a list of “Top 10 Expense Reporting Best Practices” that are simple but effective.
Chrome River COST CONTROL SUITE
Our Cost Control Suite boasts unprecedented ease-of-use, configurability and value by bringing together invoice Processing, Expense Reporting, Audit and Analytics, so that all non-payroll expense spend can be managed in one place.
Chrome River EXPENSE
Simplicity is the key to user adoption. Your employees will love the easy user interface of Chrome River EXPENSE. Accounts Payable will love the automated compliance, approvals, audit and reporting capabilities.
The Benefits of Single Platform Process Automation
Rarely do companies do a 'big bang' approach and implement multiple systems at once. But this approach works beautifully with a single platform solution, which offers a greater chance of success with less stress.
Chrome River INVOICE
Reduce data entry, control expense spend and improve visibility into spend before it’s spent. Chrome River INVOICE meets the needs of users worldwide and provides financial control and compliance for your entire organization.
7 of the Hottest T&E Automation Trends
Automating expense management is critical for organizations to rein in costs and improve employee satisfaction. Innovative expense management solutions are making it easy for business travelers, as well as those incurring local expenses, to enter expenses while on the go.
Chrome River PURCHASE ORDER
Benefits include full pre-purchase authorization and approval functionality through to invoice receipt, matching, subsequent approval/exception routing, and integration with your financial system.
Unique Travel and Expense Needs in Higher Education
Many people and groups in an institution incur business expenses. Keeping up with policies, spending limits and allocations can be overwhelming. Many expenses are funded through grants, which must be allocated and meticulously tracked. Chrome River simplifies this.
When your organization joins Chrome River, we deliver world-class global customer support from our in-house team of support analysts. They have a reputation of being courteous, providing a fast response time, and delivering quick resolution.
Benefits of Rules Based Expense Reporting
Employee reimbursable expenses now include such costs as court fees, membership payments, home office and mobile payments. For many organizations, the T&E category is second only to compensation as a controllable cost. Rules-based expense reporting helps control these costs.
Chrome River AUDIT
AUDIT provides a secondary review of expense entries before and after payment to ensure compliance to business and travel rules, find errors and eliminate the potential for fraudulent activity.
Stinson Morrison Hecker
It was clear that Stinson Morrison Hecker needed to automate its manual, time-intensive, error-prone process. After implementing Chrome River INVOICE, Stinson would recommend Chrome River to any organization.
Unique Travel and Expense Needs for Consulting Firms
Consultants must accurately allocate and meticulously track expenses for each client. They must also be able to bill these expenses in a timely manner so that they can be collected with minimal write-offs. We're experts at this.
Chrome River CAPTURE
The manual process of receiving, handling and data entry of invoices is time consuming and costly. Chrome River CAPTURE eliminates the burdens and overhead costs associated with these steps in a secure, efficient environment.
Travel & Expense Management Report Q1 2015
Financial process automation is becoming essential for efficient corporate travel, as is the ability to access that automation through mobile devices.
Vornado Realty Trust
Vornado cut costs with Chrome River EXPENSE by reducing data entry and scanning by 75%. It ensured rules compliance through Chrome River’s Business Rules Engine, and allowed the company to have greater spend visibility as it did budget forecasting.
Unique Travel and Expense Needs for Engineering Firms
Engineering firms must accurately allocate and meticulously track expenses for each client. They must then be able to bill these expenses in a timely manner so that they can be collected with minimal write-offs. We’re experts at this.
Invoice Workflow Automation Benchmark Report Q4 2014
The simple strategy of improving business processes through automation can be powerful in gaining advantage over competitors.
With Chrome River INVOICE, Polsinelli realized faster check request approvals, staff time efficiency and reduced costs for supplies and storage. Although the attorney headcount has nearly doubled; accounts payable staffing has not increased.
INVOICE Buyer’s Guide
Chrome River INVOICE automates the accounts payable process, which improves visibility into invoices and spending, compliance with policies, and productivity. Through a subscription-based model, Chrome River INVOICE simplifies the invoice management process while eliminating capital costs.
How to Build a Better Business Alan Rich, CEO
How do we improve business processes to get positive results? Business processes are divided into projects. How can we use these projects to build better, stronger and more competitive businesses?
Chrome River eINVOICE
Make life easier for your AP department by using eINVOICE to bulk load supplier invoices into Chrome River INVOICE. Since suppliers have different formats, we provide you with the tools to easily transform these formats into import-ready files.
Automating P2P for Small to Medium Enterprises Q4 2014
With the increase in cloud-based technology and the option to leverage different providers’ offerings, SMEs are reaping the benefits of automation tools that were previously only affordable for bigger corporations.
Haynes and Boone
Haynes and Boone met its goal with Chrome River EXPENSE and INVOICE of minimizing the turnaround from the time an expense is incurred to the time it is reimbursed, billed and collected, which allows the firm to recover costs more quickly, reduce write-offs, and improve employee satisfaction.
Expense Control Risk for Law Firms
Organizations are looking to eliminate costs, reduce business exposure risk and improve operational efficiencies. The expense reporting and reimbursement process plays a significant role in these efforts and automation leads to provable savings due to the reduction of fraud.
Chrome River INVOICE Explainer Overview
Take two minutes to see how Chrome River INVOICE simplifies the complex task of invoice processing.
Chrome River DIRECT PAY
Ensure corporate cards are paid on time and that your employees receive expense reimbursement quickly. Chrome River DIRECT PAY handles the end-to-end expense payment process and funds expense reimbursements directly into employees’ bank accounts.
Travel & Expense Management Technology Report Q1 2014
Mobile employees are often under immense pressure to be punctual, deliver results, minimize travel expenses, and keep detailed records of purchases.
With Chrome River EXPENSE, Classic met its goal of going from no expense reporting process to complete expense workflow automation that requires submission of receipts, compliance to expense policies, approval routing processes and provides transparency into spend.
Cure P2P Blindspots with Expense Management Solutions
Organizations are always looking to increase visibility, control, and compliance in their procure-to-pay process. An effective way is through a commercial card system. Learn the current trends of p-cards and how vital they are in conjunction with a complimentary expense management system.
The Big Picture Alan Rich, CEO
When you look at the big picture of a company, it may appear to be very successful. But before you decide to model your company after it, you need to find out what’s going on behind the scenes and how to control it.
Chrome River SECURITY
Chrome River’s multi-dimensional security program involves people, processes and technology to ensure that your confidential information is kept private, safe and secure.
Chrome River EXPENSE and INVOICE allowed Fieldfisher to eliminate duplicate paperwork, go paperless, identify bottlenecks in the expense and invoice approval processes, and eliminate the time and costs that were associated with a manual approval and routing workflow process.
Expense Management Operational Impact
Organizations using Chrome River report significant ROI from implementing an automated expense reporting and reimbursement system. Savings come from efficiency gains, increased compliance with firm and client expense policies, and cost avoidance from a preapproval process.
PayStream Advisors - Henry Ijams Talks About Chrome River
Chrome River is highlighted by Managing Director Henry Ijams on PayStream’s Solution Source.
Chrome River ANALYTICS
Most organizations need expense spend analytics and metrics at their fingertips. Chrome River ANALYTICS gives you just that through intuitive, powerful, ad hoc reporting.
Implementing Chrome River EXPENSE allowed FTI to enforce company travel policies on the front end, cut expense reimbursement time in half and free up employees’ travel accounts, allowing them to concentrate on their customers and business.
EXPENSE Buyer’s Guide
The inability to enforce corporate travel policies ranks as the number one challenge that organizations face in the expense management process. Automating the T&E process lowers processing costs, enforces travel policies and improves visibility over spend.
What Were They Thinking? Alan Rich, CEO
Parliament members, CEO, Vice Chairman and top litigators all either lost their jobs, went to jail or were disbarred because of fraudulent expense reports. What were they thinking, and why did they do it?
Chrome River FX PROCESSOR
Through Chrome River FX PROCESSOR, we provide you with a set of tools to create standardized invoice records that allow FX invoices to be processed the same as our standard supplier invoices (non-FX).
Stop Losing Time & Money
Through automation, learn how three professional services firms met their goals of streamlining AP workflow processes while enforcing expense policies, requiring accountability, recovering costs more quickly, and reimbursing employees faster.
Will the Lack of Big Data Expense Analytics Kill Your Organization
Data is quickly and easily accessible through the use of data analytics. Today’s technology savvy organizations are able to glean knowledge from spend visibility and key analytics to help make critical business decisions and drive improved outcomes.