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A backpack helps keep you organized on any business trip, and is spacious and durable enough to hold your work essentials. Flickr / Louis Allen

Gone are the days when a briefcase is needed for business trips. While still useful when going from home to the office, it is no longer efficient for long or even short trips. There is also that hassle of having to bring one bag for passports and documents (or extra clothes or shoes) and another for laptops, tablet PCs and other gadgets/equipment needed for work. Those problems are addressed well by backpacks that are made for business travel.

These backpacks are designed to be as efficient, secure and comfortable as possible. However, not all are made equal. Some have built-in USB ports that remove the need for charging stations. Some can protect your passport, credit card and other sensitive items from electronic theft. All of these have the capacity and compartments to help you stay organized and are durable enough to keep your valuables secure during your business travels.

Here are the top 5 business travel backpacks for men in 2020:

1. Matein Business Travel Backpack
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Matein's Business Travel Backpack is safe and convenient to use, thanks to a strap that allows it to be hooked to a luggage or suitcase and custom-fit padded shoulder straps to relieve shoulder stress. It has an external USB port with a built-in charging cable for a hassle-free way of charging your phone on the go.

2. Kenneth Cole Reaction Leather Laptop Backpack
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Kenneth Cole Reaction's Back-Stage Access Backpack is your choice if you want a more sleek and sophisticated backpack. Crafted from rich full-grain Colombian leather with a spacious, fully-lined interior, it can hold most laptops with up to a 16-inch screen, and features a checkpoint-friendly section that negates the need to remove your laptop at airport security checkpoints.

3. Kenneth Cole Reaction Brooklyn Commuter Backpack
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With Kenneth Cole Reaction's Brooklyn Commuter Backpack, you can keep your identity and vital information secure throughout your business trip. Compatible with most tablets and laptops with up to a 16-inch screen, it has a spacious front compartment that utilizes RFID-blocking for additional protection from electronic credit card theft.

4. Ambor Carry-On Backpack
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Ambor's Carry-On Backpack is your friend if you are the on-the-go type that is always on long business trips. Its features include a compartment for storing a spare pair of shoes, adjustable chest straps for both stability and comfort, lockable zipper heads, a built-in USB charging port and a reflective stripe for enhanced safety at night.

5. Samsonite Tectonic Lifestyle Sweetwater Backpack
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The Sweetwater Backpack is "the pinnacle" of Samsonite's Tectonic Lifestyle collection. Available in two colors, it is loaded with features such as a durable nylon fabric, dual zippered side pockets for storing essential items, a dedicated laptop compartment that can fit laptops up to 17 inches, and a special strap that fits over most luggage handles for hassle-free travel.