EPM Group acquires transport software program enterprise | Yorkshire Offers Information
Pictured (LR): Ian Churchill (Managing Director EPM Group), James Fox (3Squared Co-Founder), Emma Marshall (3Squared Operations Director), Jonny Farmer (3Squared Technical Director) and Tim Jones (3Squared Co-Founder)
EPM Group, supported by Literacy Capital, has completed the acquisition of a Queen’s Award-winning transportation software company.
3Squared, based in Sheffield, aims to make the transport sector safer, greener and more efficient through digitization.
The company’s leading RailSmart suite of software applications is designed to help passengers, freight carriers and rail industry suppliers increase productivity while reducing risk and costs.
EPM, founded in 1986 and based in Bromsgrove, provides software that helps bus operators and transportation authorities reduce operating costs, improve financial performance, and better serve their customers. It is also a BSOG (Bus Service Operators Grant) auditor and franchise reimbursement consultant.
Ian Churchill, CEO of EPM, said: “The acquisition of 3Squared will support our focus on integrated transportation while diversifying our activities in the rail sector.”
3Squared Co-Founders Tim Jones and James Fox added, “We are incredibly proud of 3Squared’s accomplishments over the past two decades. With the support of EPM, we are now ideally positioned to accelerate our growth and further consolidate our position as a leading provider of integrated transport solutions. We look forward to working with the EPM team on this exciting next chapter. “
Advisers on the transaction included Addleshaw Goddard, legal counsel, and Shorts Chartered Accountants, finance.