Developers of e-RAILSAFE Joins National Transit Group
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
ATLANTA — June 25th, 2007 — Atlanta-based e-VERIFILE.COM Inc. is pleased to announce that it has joined the American Public Transportation Association (APTA). APTA is the main organization that lobbies for transit in the U.S. and is the vehicle through which the industry provides input and influences federal rules and regulations.
“APTA is a wonderful organization to be part of. It is one of the few associations that truly engages their members to participate and come up with solutions for their industry” says Devon Wijesinghe, Chief Strategy Officer at e-VERIFILE.COM Inc. “Our strategy is to be fully immersed in our client’s business, so we understand their needs. We chose to participate in APTA because they provide a great medium for us to do so” concluded Wijesinghe.
In addition to joining the organization, e-VERIFILE also serves on the APTA Security Risk Assessment Work group where it works on issues surrounding background screening and ID credentialing of transportation personnel.
e-VERIFILE.COM Inc. has an extensive track record of service to the transportation industry having served some of the nation’s largest transportation logistics and trucking companies. Additionally the company is a member of the American Trucking Associations and works with the Association of American Railroads (AAR) in partnership with their railroad members.
In 2005 the company was selected by several U.S. and Canadian Class 1 railroads to develop e-RAILSAFE--an industry wide security and safety initiative that facilitates safety orientation, background screening, credentialing and tracking of railroad contractors and their employees. e-VERIFILE.COM is launching a similar initiative for other industries like mass transit that are seeking to enhance their Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) efforts.
ABOUT THE AMERICAN PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION (APTA)
APTA is a nonprofit international association of 1,600 member organizations including public transportation systems; planning, design, construction and finance firms; product and service providers; academic institutions; and state associations and departments of transportation. APTA members serve the public interest by providing safe, efficient and economical public transportation services and products.
For additional information please visit: www.apta.com
ABOUT e-VERIFILE.COM INC.
e-VERIFILE.COM™ provides innovative web-based solutions that streamline workforce, contractor and security management processes for a variety of organizations and industries worldwide. The company serves as a single source for product consulting, custom applications development, technical expertise, and scalable, easy-to-use risk mitigation tools. For additional information please visit: www.e-verifile.com
Anthony M. Cooper
Director of Marketing & Communications
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