Sodexho Base CaseBy Elizabeth Bennett | Posted 2006-08-06 Email Print
Re-Thinking HR: What Every CIO Needs to Know About Tomorrow's Workforce
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