Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) and American Express Global Commercial Card (American Express) have signed a multi-year, preferred supplier agreement. CWT will promote and distribute three American Express payment solutions – Business Travel Account, Corporate Card and Corporate Meeting Card – to its clients and prospects in 21 countries. In addition, CWT and American Express will be able to provide greater value to mutual clients by delivering enhanced data and reporting consolidated on a local, regional and/or global basis. Clients who implement CWT Agency+Card Reporting will be able to compare and match actual credit card expenditures with CWT transactions. This will enable clients of both companies to optimise the management of their corporate card and travel programmes.
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