Evolvi Rail Systems (ERS) has launched a new generation of the market-leading online rail booking and fulfilment platform that it provides exclusively to Travel Management Companies (TMC) in the UK.Evolvi Rail Systems (ERS) has launched a new generation of the market-leading online rail booking and fulfilment platform that it provides exclusively to Travel Management Companies (TMC) in the UK.
evolvi-ng(ng - New Generation)includes major functionality enhancements - such as pre-trip approval and instant Ticket-On-Departure (ToD) collection - and will offer corporate clients of TMCs even more routes to booking and ticket fulfilment …the most of any online provider.
“evolvi-ng is the most significant evolution of the Evolvi system since it was first launched six years ago,” says Ken Cameron, managing director of Evolvi Rail Systems.
“We have listened very carefully to our TMC customers and have added new functionality in tune with the needs of business travel professionals, procurement specialists and, of course, corporate travellers. It incorporates a whole host of new features and enhancements, including adding mobile access to create the market’s most comprehensive range of rail booking and fulfilment channels.”
evolvi-ng innovations include:
Pre-trip approval - for rigorous travel policy compliance
Multi-item basket functionality - for easier multiple journey booking, creation of “open jaw” trips and multi-sector itineraries.
Instant ToD fulfilment - does away with the two-hour wait before on-station ticket collection
Single click suggested fare - helps stretch budgets and shows declined savings
Full capability App - book journeys on the move and access four fulfilment options
Automatic journey population in Outlook - clients can book it and see it
Enhanced management information - including showing savings achieved/declined through use of dual singles compared to returns
Full fare validities - single click access to ATOC fare rules
Season ticket calculator with TMC request form - enabling TMCs to automate client ordering process from fulfilment provider
“These developments add value right across the board - for TMCs, for businesses and for individuals. Critically, evolvi-ng offers corporate travellers ultimate flexibility in collecting tickets - more than any other rail booking and fulfilment provider - and now we are adding a fully-functioning App to make life even easier on the move,” says Ken Cameron.
evolvi-ng is unique in the range of ticket booking and production/fulfilment options offered exclusively to the TMC corporate sector - in addition to agent ticket issuing, these include desktop self-booking, desktop ticket printing, *mobile booking, on-site kiosk fulfilment and Ticket-On-Departure.
evolvi-ng is the only online rail booking and fulfilment platform working exclusively with the TMC community. It is used by 90% of all TMCs, including eight of the top 10, and arranges over 4.25million rail journeys annually for corporate travellers.