Uber for Business and Lyft for Work allow corporate travelers to automatically charge travel expenses to their employers, who receive the expense receipt along with the trip information, thus eliminating the need to process employee reimbursements. Some business travelers tout the use of these companies is more time efficient, convenient, and less costly than other options.
But, as the article notes, there are still traditionalists who prefer and enjoy taking taxis. One executive said that he prefers taxis because they are regulated by law and can be easily contacted if something is left behind in the cab.
Cab drivers see the shift in business travelers’ preferences, voicing “concerns that Uber doesn’t offer the same protections, or pay the same fees, that are mandatory for cabs.”
The full article is available below: http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2016/04/21/uber-lyft-hammer-cabs-car-rentals-business-travel/83277332/