Sodexho Base CaseBy Elizabeth Bennett | Posted 2006-08-06 Email Print
The food services company turned to an expense management system to keep track of more than 4,000 handheld devices.
Sodexho Base Case
Headquarters: 9801 Washington Blvd., Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Phone: (301) 987-4000 ext. 44555
Business: Provider of catering and facilities management services.
Project Leader: Rob Ingalls
Financials in 2005: $6.3 billion in North American revenue in fiscal year 2005, up from $6 billion in 2004.
Challenge: Develop complete and accurate inventory of all mobile phones and handheld wireless devices.
- Reduce wireless spending by 25%, from an estimated $4 million in 2004 to $3 million in 2006.*
- Transfer liability of all 4,000 to 6,000 wireless accounts from employees to the corporation by February 2005.
- Consolidate wireless providers, from dozens in 2004 to three in 2005.
* Based on Forrester Research estimates