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Concur Scores Fizzy Deal

Concur Technologies, Inc. , the Redmond Wash.-based provider of Corporate Expense Management solutions, today announced that Dr Pepper/Seven Up, Inc., North America's largest non-cola soft drink firm, has chosen the ASP delivered model of Concur Expense to automate its travel and entertainment (T&E) expense management process.

"We selected Concur's ASP solution because of its low upfront investment, quick deployment, and the minimal burden it will place on our IT staff," says Jeff Altizer, controller for Dr Pepper/Seven Up, Inc.

Additionally, the travel data captured by Concur Expense will assist us in supporting our travel policies and lowering our travel spend through better negotiated rates with our vendors," he adds.

"More companies continue to select Concur Expense than any other T&E expense management solution available on the market today. Our customer list of more than 950 companies, which is unsurpassed, is validation to this testament,"

"The companies that will succeed in today's economy understand that by automating controllable costs, such as T&E expenses, they can have an immediate impact on their bottom-line," says Steve Singh, chairman, president, and chief executive officer for Concur.

By automating the T&E expense management process with Concur Expense, companies like Dr Pepper/Seven Up can achieve direct savings through an end-to-end streamlined process, policy compliance, and improved travel vendor management," he explains.

Concur Expense automates the T&E expense management process -- from expense report preparation and approval to policy compliance, reimbursement, and data analysis.

Concur says that firms that select Concur's ASP delivery model can benefit from centralized application hosting and system maintenance which eliminate the need for IT infrastructure.

Dr Pepper/Seven Up adds to Concur's customer base of over 950 firms such as AT&T, Citigroup, DaimlerChrysler, DuPont, First Union, and Pfizer, that use its T&E solution.