American Express and Concur Expand Global Reach to Japan

American Express’ Global Corporate Payments business and Concur, a provider of on-demand employee spend management services, have expanded their global alliance with a new partnership in Japan, whereby they will promote each other’s solutions to corporate clients in that market.

American Express Global Corporate Payments and Concur have been working together since 2008 to help clients in more than 15 markets optimise their expense management programmes. Companies that integrate American Express payment data with Concur expense systems benefit from higher quality and more robust data, which ultimately helps control spending and drive savings to the bottom line.

“Visibility into our spending is critical to our ability to drive efficiencies and savings,” said Jennifer Scuglik, director of treasury for Rust-Oleum, a protective paints and coatings company. “By working with American Express and Concur, we know exactly which of our employees are spending, where they are spending, and if we’re effectively leveraging our vendor contracts.”


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