3Squared are delighted to announce today, that UK-based EPM Transport Solutions, transport technology specialists and parent company of EPM Bus Solutions, Omnibus Solutions, 3Squared, and FabDigital has announced it has rebranded to Velociti Group.
The rebranding is an exciting step in establishing a brand-new identity for the group which reflects its aim to better communicate its purpose to deliver innovative software and specialist consultancy to power public transportation.
With the future at the forefront of the groups overarching purpose, the Velociti Group have illustrated their ambitions with the message ‘The Future. Accelerated.’ The new group identity embodies a dynamic, agile and energetic approach, bringing a fresh new enthusiasm and ambition to the rail and bus transport sectors.
The group’s businesses will continue to provide pioneering technology and a first-class approach to implementation that can help solve industry challenges and drive the transport sector forward in a way that creates an improved and greener future for customers, operators, and infrastructure owners.
Ian Churchill, CEO at Velociti Group, commented: “We are delighted to launch Velociti Group, a new name and vibrant identity that effectively embodies us as a group and our aim for the transport sector. Velociti Group encompasses a wealth of heritage and ambition from across the rail and bus sectors and we are pleased to reflect this in our new brand.”
“Velociti Group companies will continue to operate as individual entities while the new Group identity will bring them together as a collective, with the combined aim of creating a better future for forward-thinking businesses seeking to improve outcomes in rail and bus transport.”
Today EPM Transport Solutions has, with the support of Literacy Capital, completed the acquisition of FabDigital to drive further digital transformation and enhanced communications in the UK rail industry.
This strategic acquisition sees EPM further strengthen its Rail Division, adding a new range of solutions alongside those already provided by leading transport software business 3Squared, also part of EPM.
FabDigital provides a range of high-quality software products that offer real time and accurate travel information in easy to navigate digital formats to Train Operating Companies across the UK. Its live timetabling and tracking application seamlessly integrates with clients’ websites, improving efficiency, streamlining customer communications and reducing administrative burdens.
Ian Churchill, CEO at EPM Transport Solutions, commented: “We are pleased to unveil the news of our acquisition of FabDigital. We have long admired FabDigital’s software solutions which will help build out the offering in our already successful rail division. We believe that this partnership will add a new element to our rail technology offering, strengthening our capabilities, enabling both businesses to expand their expertise and support the rail industry further in its mission to further digitalise and innovate.”
Rachael Woods, founder of FabDigital, said: “Our vision at FabDigital has always been to create intelligent tools for the industry, resulting in consistent, quality, customer focused journey information. Joining EPM Transport Solutions is an exciting opportunity for our business. Together we can share best practice, promote sustainability and accessibility, and build on our expertise as we continue to support digital transformation in the UK transport industry.”
Rail software and solutions specialist 3Squared are pleased to announce the appointment of Martine Dodwell-Bennett in the role of Divisional Director.
Martine brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise from across the technology space to 3Squared. Martine’s role will be to enhance current processes and enable the business to make change happen and drive innovation across the rail industry.
Prior to joining 3Squared, Martine was Senior Business Consultant at AXA UK, Director of Sales Channel Operations at Lutron Electronics and Sales and Marketing Director at Steljes Ltd.
Passionate about understanding the customer journey, throughout her career Martine has provided a wealth of business propositions, underpinned with operational excellence and support, and has built rewarding team environments, across UK SMEs, newly listed companies, and global world leaders.
In the role of Divisional Director, Martine will be focused on taking the time to listen to the organisation’s customers and build the business’ proposition to address their emerging needs. Martine will also be developing the team at 3Squared, engaging with new talent, and nurturing existing talent within the business.
Martine commented on her appointment: “I am excited to learn more about the challenges within the rail sector and how we can help those working within the industry to achieve their goals and make a difference. Putting the customer at the centre and anticipating and meeting their needs is at the heart of this.
“I’m looking forward to identifying the hurdles for implementing digital solutions to ensure that successful implementations take place across both freight and passenger operations, delivering positive change for the wider rail industry.”
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Our very own Head of IT and Technical Innovation, Martin Gleadow features on the latest RSSB podcast alongside Director General of the Rail Freight Group, Maggie Simpson discussing all things rail freight and more.
They will be conversing on the importance of rail freight, the capacity challenges that the industry is currently experiencing and how our solution, PathPlanner, can resolve these issues. Listen to their thoughts over on the podcast here.
There is no denying that rail freight is an essential component to the more efficient and sustainable transport of goods and materials across the country. The pandemic and problems with road freight has only highlighted this further.
Our PathPlanner tool can overcome capacity challenges and the obstacles stalling Very Short-Term Planning, enabling freight services to run more flexibly and efficiently.
Find out more about PathPlanner and how it can solve your capacity challenges here.