The intelligent way to track your teams mileage using Office 365
- 19th August 2019
- Posted by: Mark Dodds
- Category: Office 365
Anyone who travels a lot for work (or manages people who do) knows how time consuming it can be keeping track of mileage. Expenses sheets are a source of frustration throughout offices everywhere, with many of us leaving them until the last minute and office managers having to double check the movements of all staff before signing off expenses claims.
What many people don’t realise is that Microsoft have a solution that makes recording and managing travel claims easier than ever. MileIQ captures your data on your phone as you drive, so as long as your mobile is with you, you’ll never have to worry about keeping mileage spreadsheets or checking your diary for travel details again, you can even integrate it with Xero, making it even easier.
There are two options; personal and business, so keeping track of your movements is easy and you don’t have to sift through different journeys. The beauty of all of this is that the app comes with Office 365 Business Premium. So, if you’re already a Microsoft subscriber, chances are you’ve got it all loaded and ready to go – all you have to do is log in, download the app onto your phone and let the tracker work its magic
It saves time
With no more creating spreadsheets, laborious checking of staff members’s calendars or noting down your car’s mileage before and after every work trip, you’ll be able to free up a surprising amount of time. Which also means..
It saves money
Time spent on onerous admin tasks reduces the hours available for more important work, so by switching to MileIQ you’ll boost productivity and save money.
It’s completley automated
MileIQ works quietly in the background, capturing your travel data so you don’t have to give it a second thought.
It provides detailed reports
Clear, easy to read records are automatically available on your mobile device or desktop dashboard.
It learns your schedule
MileIQ categorises different journeys and learns your regular movements, recording everything automatically unless you tell it otherwise.
It seperates business from pleasure
With just one simple swipe, the app will keep track of your work and social journeys so there are no mix-ups.
It’s easy to access
Because MileIQ is part of the Office 365 suite it’s available on all devices and works effortlessly with your other business apps.
How to get started
For more info on MileIQ you can can go to their webpage – https://www.mileiq.com/
If you’re a Office 365 Business Premium user click on the “sign up for MileIQ” option where you’ll be prompted for your Office 365 credentials.