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28 Ratings

Emburse Chrome River

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Score 8.1 out of 100

Attribute Ratings

  • Emburse Chrome River is rated higher in 2 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Support Rating
  • Egencia is rated higher in 2 areas: Usability, Online Training

Likelihood to Recommend

9.1

Emburse Chrome River

91%
114 Ratings
7.0

Egencia

70%
14 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

8.1

Emburse Chrome River

81%
15 Ratings

Egencia

N/A
0 Ratings

Usability

8.7

Emburse Chrome River

87%
98 Ratings
10.0

Egencia

100%
1 Rating

Availability

10.0

Emburse Chrome River

100%
1 Rating

Egencia

N/A
0 Ratings

Performance

9.0

Emburse Chrome River

90%
1 Rating

Egencia

N/A
0 Ratings

Support Rating

8.9

Emburse Chrome River

89%
113 Ratings
6.4

Egencia

64%
16 Ratings

Online Training

9.0

Emburse Chrome River

90%
1 Rating
10.0

Egencia

100%
1 Rating

Implementation Rating

6.9

Emburse Chrome River

69%
5 Ratings

Egencia

N/A
0 Ratings

Product Scalability

8.0

Emburse Chrome River

80%
1 Rating

Egencia

N/A
0 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Emburse Chrome River

If you are a large or midsized company, Chrome River Expense is perfect for expense management tracking and reporting. For smaller companies[,] there are cheaper options that could do the trick. Regardless of company size the software will suit your needs and be a pivotal part of your financial management company-wide.
Jose Romero | TrustRadius Reviewer

Egencia

Overall, Egencia is a good tool for my employees to use when I (or my work partner) aren't available to make the reservations. They can easily access their account and the charges will go on the corporate credit card. This makes it all around easy for the traveling employees.
Patricia Davis | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Emburse Chrome River

  • [Emburse] Chrome River listens to its customer's needs and does its best to match current products to those needs, or collaborate internally to determine if an enhancement can be made available that will not only benefit that customer, but will be a good use case for all Chrome River customers.
  • The [Emburse] Chrome River customer service team is great. Unlike most companies, you can speak to a liver person!
  • [Emburse] Chrome River's training offerings are relevant and pertinent to the day to day operations of the software.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Egencia

  • Egencia is an all-in-one booking tool so you can keep everything in once place.
  • Egencia works with SAML, so it's easy for users to get set up and logged in.
  • Egencia helps keep things in order by preventing bookings without the approval of managers. This can help keep costs low as well.
Chase Palmer, CISSP | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Emburse Chrome River

  • The analytics are not to user friendly. The ad-hoc reporting is very complicated, as the headers do not clearly indicate what you are going to get in the report.
  • It would be nice is when you hovered over the "add expense" (plus with a circle) button, it told you what it does. End users have a hard time finding the e-wallet in their report when it doesn't automatically open.
WENDY REED | TrustRadius Reviewer

Egencia

  • Customer service was awful. It was a running joke that when we had to call customer service for something (frequent), it was a crap-shoot whether we were going to get someone that knew what they were doing.
  • The website was not intuitive and sometimes made it difficult to find the flights we wanted. Most of the admins resorted to looking for flights on other services and then searching for that flight specifically in Egencia.
Jessica Fish | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Emburse Chrome River

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Starting Price

Egencia

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Starting Price

Likelihood to Renew

Emburse Chrome River

Emburse Chrome River 8.1
Based on 15 answers
Chrome River is easy to use. We needed little training for our users and instead pointed them to Chrome River's Help Guides which are clearly written and easy to understand. With tools SNAP and the ability to email receipts means we can be completely remote when submitting reports.
Lorrie Black | TrustRadius Reviewer

Egencia

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

Emburse Chrome River

Emburse Chrome River 8.7
Based on 98 answers
Emburse Certify (Chrome River EXPENSE) is quite user friendly as a website and portal to upload receipts and submit expenses. It is almost too easy, in that some of our users had originally tried to overcomplicate things in their initial use of the software. Repeated use made our users comfortable with the software and quite happy with the change from paper submissions to electronic. The software does remember data entry so it will reduce the users time entering common names of airlines and hotels. The mobile app is wonderful for taking photos and uploading them to your wallet but it really does lack in the ability to create an expense report. The auto wizard will help create a report but makes it difficult to adjust any errors that might keep the report from being submitted.
Athena Gazikas | TrustRadius Reviewer

Egencia

Egencia 10.0
Based on 1 answer
It is just so simple to use.
Trish Kootstra | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Emburse Chrome River

Emburse Chrome River 10.0
Based on 1 answer
The software is always running effectively. I use many Cloud based systems and never had issues with Chrome River
Robert Ferrandino | TrustRadius Reviewer

Egencia

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Performance

Emburse Chrome River

Emburse Chrome River 9.0
Based on 1 answer
System runs normal pretty much all the time. Does not slow any other systems down.
Robert Ferrandino | TrustRadius Reviewer

Egencia

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Emburse Chrome River

Emburse Chrome River 8.9
Based on 113 answers
Implementation and post-implementation support and attention to detail have been excellent. Chrome River Help Desk responsiveness is also excellent. There have been occasional delays to Help Desk tickets. Access to the Help Desk has also been an occasional issue with credentials not working, and then there have been problems/delays regaining access.
A. Jeffrey Rosen | TrustRadius Reviewer

Egencia

Egencia 6.4
Based on 16 answers
When I had a problem with cancelled and rescheduled flight Egencia team was not helpful at all. They claimed that in their system the flight is still happening hence they will not advise on anything else. I had to spend a lot of time calling the airline to clarify the details and to find out when my flight is happening in the end.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

Emburse Chrome River

Emburse Chrome River 9.0
Based on 1 answer
The software is very user friendly, so the online training was easy to pickup for everyone.
Robert Ferrandino | TrustRadius Reviewer

Egencia

Egencia 10.0
Based on 1 answer
My training was over the phone with some trial and error.
Trish Kootstra | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Emburse Chrome River

Emburse Chrome River 6.9
Based on 5 answers
Before implementation begins, make sure you have a plan on how you would like your workflow and platform setup for a system like Chrome River. It will speed the process and eliminate the need to make changes when you go live.
Robert Ferrandino | TrustRadius Reviewer

Egencia

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Emburse Chrome River

  • Works with our business model
  • Pre-approval method
  • Auto-approval functionality
  • Email alerts customization
  • Muti platform approval
  • System warnings and violations
  • Hotel itemization
  • Mileage - integrated with Google map
  • Perdiem wizard
  • Acknowledgments
  • Banners on the expense form
  • Understanding the open items and on Credit card Expenses and cash reimbursements
  • Super User
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Egencia

It's not even close! Axios was much more difficult to navigate than Egencia. In my opinion, Egencia more closely mirrors travel booking systems we all use outside of work, which makes training much easier for new users. The ability to automatically download calendar invites, share itineraries, and download PDF receipts is such a big help
Erica Marois | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Emburse Chrome River

Emburse Chrome River 8.0
Based on 1 answer
It's very easy software to design to your needs.
Robert Ferrandino | TrustRadius Reviewer

Egencia

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

Emburse Chrome River

  • When evaluating solutions, Emburse Chrome River was the only company with multiple pricing models to suit customers' needs. Most others had 1 model. The ability to choose the pricing strategy for our global implementation allowed us to pick the model that met our needs and made the most financial sense.
  • The extensive approval routing options help fraud prevention
  • Stock and tailored reporting helps our internal audit team detect and prevent abuse and fraud.
Don Koubsky, Jr | TrustRadius Reviewer

Egencia

  • More efficient booking - save time.
  • We can specify when additional approval needs to take place based on perimeters that we set (price, class, etc) - save money!
  • All electronic - bookings all online so have easy access to all staff trips.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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