Liverpool go contactless with integrated solutions from Verteda
Warrington, UK – June 2015 – Liverpool FC has awarded Verteda Ltd the contract for a hosted integrated hospitality solution including InfoGenesis Point of Sale, Epson’s TM-T88V easy-to-use POS printer series which include outstanding reliability with high print speeds of up to 300 mm/sec and VSS Real Time Stock Control to support its museum, tour and hospitality operations, as part of the stadium re-development at Anfield. This will see the replacement of Liverpool’s legacy system and installation initially of more than two hundred EPOS terminals using award winning InfoGenesis™ POS technology from Agilysys, Inc in the existing stadium with additional to be implemented in phases when the new Stand opens for the 2016/17 season.
Supporters and visitors will see an expanded Main Stand incorporating an additional 8,500 seats when the new Stand opens. The design will ensure that the unrivalled atmosphere and spirit of Anfield is retained, whilst taking the full stadium capacity to 54,000. The Main Stand will become one of the largest all-seater single stands in Europe and will offer fans amazing facilities and experiences across public concessions and hospitality suites visible from several points in the city, the new stand will feature the iconic club crest and will add another impressive landmark to the world renowned Liverpool skyline.
“We are delighted to be working with Liverpool FC at Anfield,” says Trevor Roberts, Sales Director for Verteda Ltd. “Verteda has consistently proven its abilities to deliver stadia-centric solutions and we are delighted our solutions will be enhancing the fan experience at Anfield.” Trevor adds, “Verteda were selected following a detailed tender process during which we proved our ability to deliver at the level needed by Liverpool FC’s loyal fan base and the operational teams. With more than 50 similar stadium projects delivered across the UK and Ireland in the last few years, the initial project implementation at Liverpool FC will ensure an even better customer experience with delivery of innovative contactless payment systems across the stadium, along with an integrated real-time cash management and inventory solution. The project will enable greater operational efficiencies and controls, removing manual process for cash and stock reconciliation and improved analytical reporting across the entire operation.
We’re looking forward to working together on the various project phases with the first being on track for delivery in time for the start of the new Season this August.”