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Short's Travel Management Announces Partnership with Arkansas State Athletics for Full-Service Travel Management



Short's Travel Management, a premier travel management company, is excited to announce its new partnership with Arkansas State Athletics as the exclusive full-service travel provider for the athletic department.

 

This collaboration signifies the beginning of a strategic alliance aimed at enhancing travel efficiency and providing top-notch services to support the travel needs of Arkansas State Athletics. Short's Travel Management brings its expertise in travel management to contribute to the overall success of the athletic department.

 

As the preferred travel partner, Short's Travel Management will work closely with Arkansas State Athletics to streamline travel processes, optimize cost management, and ensure a seamless and enjoyable travel experience for coaches, athletes, and staff.


"We are thrilled to partner with Arkansas State Athletics as their designated full-service travel provider," said David LeCompte, CEO at Short's Travel Management. "Our team is committed to delivering superior travel solutions, and we eagerly anticipate the opportunity to uphold the athletic department's travel needs with efficiency and excellence."


Confident in the value of this partnership, Arkansas State Athletics acknowledges Short's Travel Management's commitment to innovation, reliability, and personalized service. In choosing Short's for travel management, the athletic department aims to underscore the importance of trust in achieving the goal of improving the travel experience for both athletes and staff.

 

"We're excited to partner with Short’s Travel to transform the athletic travel experience for Arkansas State Athletics.," said Amy Foster, Senior Associate Athletics Director Chief Financial Officer at Arkansas State Athletics. "This collaboration aligns with our commitment to providing outstanding travel experiences for teams, coaches, and athletic staff. With Short’s serving as our exclusive full-service travel provider in air, ground and hotel, a seamlessly smooth journey is anticipated for everyone involved."


About Short's Short’s Travel Management is a family-owned and majority woman-owned private corporation, led by CEO David LeCompte. In 2020, Short’s strategically pivoted to exclusively serve collegiate athletics, solidifying its position as the fastest growing provider for athletic teams.

 

With a client portfolio that is over 95% collegiate sports, Short’s supports over 16,000 games, meets, and tournaments annually, assisting more than 200 athletic departments with their regular season travel, in addition to exclusively managing championship travel for the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). 

 

The Short’s logistics team orchestrates more air charters, commercial air, ground transportation, and group hotel accommodations than any other provider in the collegiate team space. Comprised of former collegiate athletes, coaches, business operations and logistics staff, pilots, hotel leaders, gate agents, and dispatchers, Short’s understands firsthand the demands of this sector and the critical importance of teams arriving on time. About Arkansas State University Athletics

Founded in 1909, Arkansas State University meets the challenges of continuing as a destination university for more than 14,000 students through the combination of world-class research with a long tradition of student-friendly instruction.  The second largest university in Arkansas, A-State is a doctoral-level national institution with more than 150 degrees areas of study, including a robust online program, and a diverse student body from across the nation and the world.

 

The Arkansas State Red Wolves participate in intercollegiate sports at the NCAA Division-I level.  A-State fields 16 sports, including its football program that competes in the NCAA’s Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS).  A full member of the Sun Belt Conference (SBC), all Arkansas State sports compete in the league with the exception of women’s bowling, which is an affiliate member of Conference USA (C-USA).

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