SAN FRANCISCO - Deem and BCD Travel announced a distribution agreement for Deem Car Service. Deem is the leading Commerce-as-a-Service (CaaS) company. BCD Travel is a leading travel management company (TMC) that helps companies make the most of what they spend on travel while keeping travelers safe and productive on the road.
Under the agreement, BCD Travel agents will be able to offer business travelers and companies access to the largest network of chauffeured transportation vehicles through a seamless, consumer-friendly application with next-generation cloud and mobile capabilities. The announcement comes on the heels of recent Deem Car Service partnerships and agreements signed with the National Limousine Association (NLA) and dozens of leading chauffeured transportation operators at the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) conference in Orlando, Florida.
"Travel managers today are faced with the challenge of managing travel risks for their travelers while providing them with the types of booking experiences they have come to demand from consumer applications like Uber," said Dave Mitchell, BCD Travel senior vice president Supplier Relations. "Deem Car Service enables our agents to provide the kind of fast, efficient, and accurate service our clients expect, while ensuring that travelers receive world-class customer service from fully vetted, licensed and insured drivers."
Deem Car Service provides next-generation cloud and mobile services for corporations and customers alike and substantially enhances customer care and safety as well as customer privacy and data security. Deem Car Service provides the only ground service booking tool that takes into account preferred providers, corporate policy and negotiated pricing at the point of purchase-making travel programs easier to manage and saving companies money. Deem combines the ease-of-use of cloud and mobile apps with the largest and most-trusted network of chauffeured transportation companies globally, spanning more than 80 countries and 700 cities.
"BCD Travel has always been at the forefront of travel technology, offering their customers best-in-class tools and service and helping travel managers make the most of their managed travel programs," said Patrick Grady, Founder and CEO of Deem. "We already enjoy hundreds of mutual customers with BCD Travel and look forward to providing the best chauffeured transportation experience to their business traveling clients around the world."
Leading chauffeured transportation operators such as EmpireCLS, Music Express, Pure Luxury, Flyte Tyme, Arrow Limousine, Gem Limousine Worldwide, Universal Limousine, U.S. Sedan Service Inc., North Point Transportation, AJL International, Sterling Limousine and others have chosen Deem as their preferred technology partner to promote their brands, fleets and inventory to corporations, business travelers and premium consumers.