Established in 1946, Short s Travel Management is a medium-sized travel management firm. It was purchased in 1979 and operated as a local, full-service travel agency until 1995, when the firm entered the corporate travel market. Its services now include automated travel authorization, meeting registration and management and online profile management and synchronization. Each of its clients spends between $50,000 and $40 million on travel expenses every year. Short s Travel Management has headquarters in Overland Park, Kan., and additional offices in Iowa, Indiana, Illinois, Kansas and Missouri. The company has been named among Business Travel News top 100 corporate travel firms based on total travel budgets. It is also a charter member of GlobalStar, a worldwide network of travel management experts who provide local access to global consolidation and standardization resources in more than 30 countries.