< PrevNext > 24. Johnson & Johnson New Brunswick, N.J. Share 2016 U.S.-Booked Air Volume: $147.5 millionPrincipal Air Suppliers: United, Delta Principal Hotel Suppliers: Marriott, Hilton, HyattPrincipal Car Rental Suppliers: Avis/BudgetPrincipal Online Booking Tool: ConcurPrincipal Card Supplier: American ExpressPrincipal Expense Supplier: ConcurConsolidated Global TMC: Amex GBTJohnson & Johnson continued its global T&E migration to Concur in 2016. It rolled out Concur's online booking tool to over 20 more countries. Last year, the multinational consumer goods, medical device and pharmaceutical company increased its advanced-air booking requirement from 14 to 21 days and modified thresholds for lowest logical fares for both domestic and international flights. Across all operating companies, it rolled out a pre-trip approval tool and provided a list of cost-savings options from procurement to help them achieve their targets. The initiatives helped drive a 10 percent reduction in travel and meetings spend. For its top 20 air travel city pairs, the company spent 23 percent less than industry benchmarks for business class and 7 percent less for economy. Negotiated rates for preferred properties in the global hotel program were 9 percent lower than industry benchmarks, and 74 percent of lodging costs were covered by negotiated discounts and rates at preferred chains.Johnson & Johnson plans to expand the Concur online booking tool to another 40 countries by year-end. The company plans a global travel management program for nonemployees to aid policy and supplier compliance. Johnson & Johnson also will look into content consolidators and re-booking tools and is changing its travel policy to allow ride-sharing. The company decreased its U.S.-booked air spend by 19 percent in 2016 and expects compliance and company directives to reduce s it by an additional 8 percent this year to $145 million.