SAP Innovation Awards for Expense Management Names APAC Nominees


For the 2021 SAP Innovation Awards for expense management, SAP Concur will recognise five industry-leading stories of innovation in travel and expense that focus on people, process, and purpose. 

SAP Concur, the world’s leading brand for integrated travel, expense, and invoice management solutions, is moving on from the extremely challenging 2020 that has gravely impacted its transactional yearend revenue. The travel and expense unit of SAP remains committed to supporting its customers and partners with intelligent solutions and digital events to help them thrive in the post-pandemic world.

In January, SAP Concur released Concur Tax Assurance by VATBox and Concur Detect by Oversight– two new solution extensions delivered through the SAP Concur partner ecosystem to help customers meet broad compliance requirements. 

This month, the inaugural global SAP Concur Fusion 2021 will be launched on the 16th-18th for Americas and 17th-19th for EMEA and APAC to celebrate its customers and boost engagement within SAP’s integrated partner ecosystem. Furthermore, the SAP Concur Innovation Awards will be recognising top customers’ remarkable achievements in implementing digital, innovative, and purpose-driven business practices.

SAP Innovation Awards 2021 APAC Nominees

SAP Concur has announced the 11 nominees from APAC that have digitalised their travel and expense (T&E) processes amidst the COVID-19 climate. By embracing modern and automated T&E systems through SAP Concur, these enterprises have brought change and created a remarkable impact, both locally and globally, on their employees, their business, and their communities.

Doosan Digital Innovation (DDI), a global IT service provider headquartered in Jongno-Gu, Seoul, has achieved operational efficiencies such as shortened business hours, improved ease of use, and enhanced employee compliance with expense policies and regulations with SAP Concur.

Getinge Holding B.V & Co. KG, a medical technology company with operations in APAC & MEA, has standardised its expense needs with SAP Concur as the single global solution that would increase transparency, meet local tax compliance rules, robust integration with SAP, and eliminate inefficiencies from using multiple software platforms.

Hinduja Global Solutions (HGS), a service provider headquartered in Bangalore, has implemented SAP Concur that empowered HGS to achieve real-time visibility and control of expenses while enforcing remote working.

Hindustan Coca Cola Beverages (HCCB), one of India’s top FMCG companies, has optimised its Travel Allowance (TA) process by using SAP Concur with GPS tracking and Goods and Services Tax (GST) claimable on hotel spend.

iCare, an insurance provider in Australia, has achieved enhanced visibility over expenses, increased cost savings initiatives, simplified workflow, and submitted timely reports on the completion of credit card reconciliations with SAP Concur.

Keppel Corporation, a Singaporean conglomerate, has partnered with SAP Concur not only to optimise T&E processes but also to leverage its large suite of App Centre partners, which allows Keppel to tap into a wider ecosystem of solutions.

SK Energy International has streamlined its T&E process and enhanced employee experience with SAP Concur.

TCL Overseas Marketing, headquartered in Hong Kong, has accelerated its financial digital transformation with SAP Concur. Through the partnership, TCL has optimised its T&E processes, maintained good supplier partnerships, enhanced employee experiences, and achieved accurate management of internal cash flow.

Toto Asia Oceania, a wholesale and distribution company based in Singapore, has leveraged SAP Concur to simplify T&E processes despite the COVID-19 challenges and support the company’s digital transformation.

Yarra Trams, a tram network in Melbourne, has streamlined its paper trail, eliminated the need for manual data entry for payments related to procurement and finance systems, and has increased visibility of all invoices across the business and the status of those invoices with SAP Concur.

Zensar Technologies, an Indian mid-tier IT services organisation, has achieved compliance levels of 95{aa282f308afcc222aaa21b0478c79e01a8fedd01972e2180867097bd93930f22} and improved its process compliance from 70{aa282f308afcc222aaa21b0478c79e01a8fedd01972e2180867097bd93930f22} to 95{aa282f308afcc222aaa21b0478c79e01a8fedd01972e2180867097bd93930f22} with a significant decrease in disputes and exceptions and has reduced the claim filing time by over 50{aa282f308afcc222aaa21b0478c79e01a8fedd01972e2180867097bd93930f22} with SAP Concur.

The winners of the 2021 SAP Concur Innovation Awards will receive:

  • A complimentary pass to an SAP Concur Event
  • Customer video story
  • Recognition at an SAP Concur event in 2021
  • Opportunities for recognition throughout the year (PR, social amplification, speaking opportunities)

Know more about the 2021 SAP Concur Innovation Award here.

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