The GroundSpan platform was uniquely developed to accelerate the automation and management of ground transportation reservations from Travel Agencies, Corporate Booking Tools, Stand alone Websites and Mobile devices.
The GroundSpan platform will bring together agencies, corporate travelers and ground transportation companies into a marketplace that is accessible from anywhere and at any time. GroundSpansm is the missing piece of the puzzle that effectively bridges the gap between corporate travelers and thousands of global ground transportation companies into a single portal.
The GroundSpan platform is a culmination of features and functionality based on feedback from corporate travel managers, agencies, travelers and ground transport suppliers.
Corporate travelers, travel agents and managers will now be able to efficiently compare options and book their preferred mode of transportation for executive sedan, limousine, taxi, and share ride anywhere in the world.
GroundSpan is committed to developing innovative, industry leading solutions for our clients and partners. Our mission and mantra is to develop solutions "for the industry, designed by the industry, for the benefit of the industry". We are determined to create the world’s most comprehensive market place for booking ground transportation. Our global network of executive sedan, limousine, shuttle and taxi providers is one of the most complete in the market today – and our innovative technology has led to innovative and groundbreaking products. With the enhanced GroundSpansm platform, making secure, automated ground transportation reservations has never been easier – and we look forward to working with our clients and partners to make the process even more seamless in the future.
Security – We handle a lot of sensitive information, and we take this responsibility very seriously. As a technology company we recognize how important it is to help protect your privacy and security, and we understand that secure products are instrumental in achieving this goal. We are compliant with the PCI guidelines and abide by GDPR regulations for EU citizens and travelers.. Our developers work tirelessly to ensure that our innovative products are designed in keeping with the most current security measures available. For the latest news and insights on the security and safety of our products, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Data Analytics - Our reporting suite provides "visibility to spend" reporting, booking volumes, transactions by market and much more. For every reservation we record hundreds of data points – including everything from the passenger name to the longitude and latitude of the pickup location! That’s a lot of information, and our customized reporting suite delivers it in a simple, consolidated easy to digest and manage format.
Ground Policy - Our Ground Policy tools allow your organization to apply rights to individual travelers, divisions, subsidiaries and/or locations. Full reporting around adherence to these policies is available – along with reporting tools for observing "visibility to spend", booking volumes, transactions by market and much more. For the first time, you have tools to manage this important data, helping you to identify and reduce employee expenditures. We also offer robust routing rules to ensure proper supplier utilization resulting in savings.
Auditing/Scrubbing - Once a trip is complete with can audit the final charges against agreed upon criteria including base rate, excess wait time, excess tolls and parking, and vehicle type. We are showing significant savings for clients as result of this post trip auditing prior to supplier charging the card credit.
True-Up - Working with our partners we introduced hourly rate True-Up, a feature that ensures accurate estimates for both hourly and “as directed” transfers. Leveraging Google Maps technology, we map your entire trip route in seconds (literally!) providing real trip duration data to our vendors for accurate hourly and “as directed” transfer rate estimates – saving you from sticker shock with unexpected charges after the trip is complete.
Support - We’re committed to the swift resolution of any concern that you might experience while using our products and services. New one-step support feature available. No more cumbersome tickets and cases, just fast resolution so that you can get back to work!
GDS - Our GDS product simplifies and automates manual offline ground travel service. Amadeus, Apollo, Galileo, Sabre, Worldspan, and Abacus – we work with them all. You tell us where you’d like to go, and we’ll provide a comparison of all the available modes of ground services for your journey (including their respective estimated costs!) with one click on one screen. It’s that simple.
Corporate booking tool (CBT) – In today’s market , corporations are encouraging online bookings to drive down travel costs. There are several leading tools that work with over 80% of the fortune 1,000 corporations to book air, rental and hotel through these portals. Guess what? GroundSpan, through its product offering, is now integrated with the leaders in the space including Concur, Getthere and Cytric. Ground bookings are automated no different than the other travel categories.
Existing Profiles, logins, preferred vendors rates will all be leveraged through these leading portals. These bookings flow seamlessly into your supporting agency GDS for tracking and visibility that minimize service issue at the time maximize the customer experience. Any and all bookings made through the GroundSpan product will be captured , recorded and analyzed in the reporting suite GroundSpan offers.
Mobile - You’re constantly on the go – and you should be able to fully manage your ground reservations while you’re on the move without your computer. We’re here to help and don’t want to slow you down! By end of 2018 we’ll be launching a series of industry groundbreaking mobile tools and features that will make it easy for you to access our full ground network and manage your reservations from anywhere.