SEATTLE, June 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tango Card and Concur have created a seamless zero-click integration to streamline gift card purchases and expense management. More than $50 billion is spent annually on a variety of enterprise gift cards; from customer service and billing teams to sales and marketing teams, it is ubiquitous across modern organizations. Predictable, accurate, and consistent tracking and reporting of gift cards, however, is far from universal.
Often business-related gift cards are bought, presented, and then largely forgotten. Individual denominations are generally small, ranging from $10 to $200, but together they add up to billions every month. Correctly capturing who gave what to whom and managing this material expense is challenging today. Through Tango Card's integration with the Concur Connect Platform, gift card purchasers create an account with Tango Card (www.tangocard.com) and then link to their Concur account through an effortless authentication process. Purchases made using this Tango Card account, either directly from Tango Card's site or through Tango Card's application on Salesforce® and other platforms, automatically insert an expense entry directly into the sender's Concur account that includes an attached receipt image. This happens without the user taking any action, a truly seamless integration.
"Concur's T&E Cloud is all about making the lives of our 15 million users easier. Tango Card's app addresses a huge area of spend, that has always been cumbersome for our clients to manage so it was an ideal partnership," says Barry Padgett, Executive Vice President of Concur Connect Platform Services. "The integration, built with Concur Connect APIs, was an absolute hit with clients at our recent Fusion 2012 user conference. It's the kind of innovation that is so simple and was connected so quickly to the Concur T&E Cloud yet will have a dramatic impact on hundreds of thousands of Concur users who grapple with reconciling these expenses on a regular basis."
Sales, marketing, and service professionals are often the heaviest users of both expense applications and gift card programs, and one of Tango Card's core competencies is integrating gift cards and digital goods into prevailing platforms to make rewards easier. "Integrating with Concur was a no-brainer given their new innovative Connect platform and the mutual customer base we share," said Tango Card Founder David Leeds. Tango Card integrations enable transactions to flow through both Salesforce® and Concur effortlessly ensuring companies not only save employees time but also gain clear visibility into how and where these funds are being spent.
About Tango Card Tango Card is redefining how enterprise customers incorporate digital goods into gift card and loyalty programs. Our solutions power Bing Rewards, FedEx, Toluna, and more. Tango Card software is also integrated with some of the largest SaaS, social TV, and cloud-based solutions today.
About Concur Concur is a leading provider of integrated travel and expense management solutions. Concur's easy-to-use Web-based and mobile solutions help companies and their employees control costs and save time. Concur Connect is the platform that enables the entire travel and expense ecosystem of customers, suppliers, and developers to access and extend Concur's T&E cloud. Concur's systems adapt to individual employee preferences and scale to meet the needs of companies from small to large. Learn more at www.concur.com.
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