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Uber Adds Business Expense Management Integrations

Uber for Business is continuing to broaden its corporate expense management support with two new integrations for business travelers.

This week France-based Expensya announced it will integrate into Uber for Business, with a press release issued Tuesday (November 27) pointing to business travelers in the country increasingly choosing Uber over taxis and other ridesharing services. Business travelers using Expensya’s expense management solution will be able to see their Uber trips automatically added into the platform for streamlined record keeping and reconciliation.

The company currently processes as many as 200 expense reports per second and sees 10 million euros (about $11.4 million) worth of corporate travel expenses on its platform per week, the firm said.

On Thursday (November 29), separate reports in Gadgets.NDTV said India-based corporate expense firm Happay is also collaborating with Uber for Business to integrate its solution into the ride-hailing app.

“Business travelers no longer need to punch in their ride data manually,” said Happay Co-Founder and CEO Anshul Rai in a statement.

In another statement, Uber for Business Asia Pacific Head Arjun Nohwar pointed to the country as a strong market for Uber for Business operations.

“Uber for Business continues to see overwhelming response from corporates across India,” Nohwar said. “Empowering our riders to automatically submit their receipts for reimbursement is a logical step towards making business trips simple and stress-free.”

The auto-expense feature means business travelers using Uber for Business can choose Happay as their expense management provider in the payment settings of the app once theyir company has created an Uber for Business Profile, reports noted.

Uber has also been expanding its B2B offering by introducing new features to the platform. Last year the company added functionality to allow business travel managers to set rules on employee use of Uber for Business, as well as ways to customize travel programs that include Uber for Business.

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