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Travel Management

 August 06, 2007
TravelForce Selects The Anvil Group To Monitor Travel Itineraries

 The Anvil Group, specialist in crisis avoidance services, has announced that one of Australia's largest corporate travel management companies, Travelforce, has chosen its Employee Travel Monitoring System (ETMS) Agency Edition. The Internet-based software provides Travelforce with a powerful tool to track the air, rail and hotel travel plans for more than 200 corporations and their employees prior to and during domestic and international business travel.

Travelforce is relied upon by corporations including Moody's Investors Services, Dow Corning, AON, Fitness First, Paramount and many Fortune 1000 companies to arrange often complex travel itineraries. Through the ETMS Agency Edition, Travelforce is fully connected with the GALILEO global distribution systems. This provides a complete risk management solution that automatically delivers accurate, efficient and up-to-date global travel information directly to the desktop enabling swift and appropriate response to potential security threats.

The CEO of Travelforce, Andrew Ross states why it chose The Anvil Group to enhance its in-house Global Employee Tracking System (GETS). The ETMS product will be branded "GETS Plus". "We have all our clients' employee travel information at our fingertips and using the ETMS we are now able to provide risk alerts and track our clients employees and travellers around the world. We are able to offer our clients the reassurance and support they need to fully comply with their duty of care obligations and corporate travel policies."

The Anvil Group's Director, Matthew Judge adds, "Corporate travel managers operate in an industry where many corporations and blue-chip companies rely on information being provided in an instant in the event of an emergency," he continues, "The ETMS Agency Edition has been designed to provide corporate travel management companies, such as Travelforce with an effective way to react instantly to any active security threat prior to or during travel."