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Tampico Beverages Enables Remote Work and Increases Productivity With Certify


This case study of Tampico Beverages Inc. is based on an August 2020 survey of Certify by Emburse customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.


Before Certify, Tampico Beverages Inc struggled with the following challenges that lead them to evaluate and ultimately select Certify:

  • Poor control over employee spend
  • Timely submission of reimbursable expenses
  • Timely submission of corporate card expenses
  • Lack of data and reports to help drive insights to improve business impact
  • Long reimbursement times

Prior to selecting Certify, Tampico Beverages Inc used Concur, Paper/Manual and their ERP solution.


Tampico Beverages said they were extremely satisfied or very satisfied with
Certify’s ability to:

  • Reduce errors caused by manual data entry
  • Increase visibility into spend
  • Help ensure policy compliance
  • Improve the ability to make data-driven decisions and contribute to business KPIs
  • Reimburse expenses faster
  • Save time by automating manual tasks
  • Provide better oversight into costs and expenses

They value the following aspects of Certify:

  • Mobile app
  • Best-in-class support & training
  • Policy control & enforcement
  • Expense report creation speed
  • instantAudit (automatic expense audit feature)
  • Receipt capture
  • Ease of use
  • reportExecutive (automatic report creation)
  • System reliability

Rating Certify 'best-in-class' or 'significantly better than other vendors they have used' in the areas of:

  • Expense report creation speed
  • Ease of use
  • Policy control
  • Credit card reconciliation
  • Mobile app
  • System reliability

In the end, Tampico Beverages agreed that:
"Certify partners with us in implementing our vision and helping us to achieve
our business objectives and strategic goal. Certify helps us better predict spend... Certify removes manual work and allows our finance team to be more strategic."

Tampico found that, "Certify helps us automate previously manual work and support a remote workforce." Helping, "save [our] finance teams time, so they can focus on more meaningful and strategic work; increasing productivity by automating mundane, manual tasks; and, enabling remote work with cloud-based, paperless solutions."


Tampico Beverages said that their finance team has saved 5-10 hours/month since using Certify and saw a return on investment in 10-12 months.