San Francisco, CA & London, UK (PRWEB UK) 30 April 2012
London-based conTgo provides innovative and cost-effective mobile software solutions for the global travel and travel security industry and is pleased to announce today that US Foods has become a new customer. The innovative food company and leading distributor will be using conTgo’s complete technology portfolio of mobile app, messenger and system software, including MapCast, to achieve its goals of saving costs and making business travel more effective and secure.
“I believe it’s important to provide a traveler-centric program that benefits our company’s business travelers and the bottom line,” said Jennifer Steinke, manager of corporate travel and expense, US Foods. “conTgo’s mobile technology allows our travelers to have timely access to relevant and cost-saving information throughout their business trip.”
Tony Mikkelsen, conTgo Vice President of Sales & Business Development added, “It is an honor and a challenge to be chosen and entrusted to partner with US Foods in driving this travel initiative, and I am confident that our world-class mobile technology and partnership with world-class travel procurement will establish a new level of service, savings and security in the industry.”
conTgo, headquartered in London, has developed and enhanced its mobile software system that includes the Mobile Travel Assistant for travellers, and world class traveller tracking MapCast since 2007. Over 5,000 companies are now using the technology, and more than 500,000 individual travellers are getting timely mobile messages relevant to their trip or their destination successfully every day. The system is in use 24x7x365 and each day client travellers in nearly 200 separate countries worldwide are located and communicated with to receive mobile messages. Clients and partners include Microsoft, American Express, Lego, Amadeus, QBT and CTM. http://www.conTgo.com
About US Foods
With more than $20 billion in annual revenue, US Foods is the 10th largest private company in America, and one of the country's most innovative food companies and leading distributors. Many of the entities that make up US Foods were founded in the 19th century, including one that sold provisions to travelers heading west during the 1850s gold rush. US Foods offers more than 350,000 national brand products and its own high-quality “exclusive brand” items, ranging from fresh meats and produce to prepared and frozen foods. The company proudly employs approximately 25,000 people in more than 60 locations nationwide, and provides the finest quality food and related products to more than 250,000 customers, including independent and multi-unit restaurants, healthcare and hospitality entities, government and educational institutions. The company is headquartered in Rosemont, Ill., and jointly owned by funds managed by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice Inc. and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. Discover more at http://www.usfoods.com.
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