Integrated solutions will save the day, from strategy to execution

Improved efficiency and customer service thanks to integrated solutions

Improved efficiency and customer service thanks to integrated solutions

The Australian Transport and Logistics industry (T&L) is facing great challenges, in the post GFC market the margins are under pressure. Rising fuel prices and increased competition have had a strong impact on profitability, but at the same time the national freight task set to double by 2030.… Read more

PTV Group brings new GIS tool to market

Made with PTV Visum Data Analytics powered by TomTom Traffic Stats

Made with PTV Visum Data Analytics powered by TomTom Traffic Stats

The scale and availability of historical data has grown exponentially within the last few years. At this year’s Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB), PTV Group introduces a smart visualisation tool that is specialized for Big Data in traffic related projects.Read more

Real-time forecasting meets e-mobility

Traffic in Erfurt

Traffic management in the city of Erfurt. © Stadtverwaltung Erfurt

Originally designed for petrol and diesel-powered vehicles, the transport network of today is not optimised for electromobility. Very much aware of this fact, people from all over are reluctant to make the switch to e-mobility. Furthermore, investing in an extensive network of high-speed charging points would be costly.Read more

Traffic information on your fingertips

Traffic in Bukarest, Rumania

PTV Optima to display current traffic state in Bukarest.

Whilst on the DN2A between Hârşova and Crucea the traffic is flowing despite construction sites, cars on Şoseaua Mihai Bravu in Bucharest are moving at a snail’s pace this Saturday. TrafficGuide.ro enables traffic information on your fingertips!Read more

On the way to autonomous driving

Smarter cars thanks to modern technology

Smarter cars thanks to modern technology

The car of the future will be increasingly smart thanks to modern technology. Driver support ranges from assistance systems to actions executed automatically during journeys. Dr. Thomas Schamm, head of the Technical Cognitive Assistance Systems department at FZI Karlsruhe, on the current challenges.Read more

PTV Group and TLN extend cooperation

Peter Sierat, CEO TLN and Dyon of Gaans, Director PTV Group signing cooperation contract. Foto: Lex van Lieshout Fotografie

Peter Sierat, CEO TLN and Dyon of Gaans, Director PTV Group signing cooperation contract. Foto: Lex van Lieshout Fotografie

TLN and the PTV Group have been working together since 1995 on the development of software products for uniform road distances. The most famous product of this collaboration is the TLNplanner.Read more

Big Data in transport modelling

PTV Group releases white paper about new data sources for transport modelling.

PTV Group releases white paper about new data sources for transport modelling.

Currently 2.5 exabytes of electronic data are produced per day. But how do you turn Big Data into intelligence? In a new white paper PTV Group is answering that question and shows how new data sources can be used in transport modelling.Read more

Knock on the door of…Paulo Humanes

Paulo, Director Strategic Business Development and Corporate Marketing at PTV Group, is convinced that we have to think through logistics in transport planning.

Paulo, Director Strategic Business Development and Corporate Marketing at PTV Group, is convinced that we have to think through logistics in transport planning.

Compass: Paulo, in the PTV Group you are largely responsible for business development in our Traffic and Logistics business units. What is a major topic for the future in this area?Read more

Individual support gets you to your destination

The new PTV Navigator app makes the step from simple navigation to a convenient suggestion system

The new PTV Navigator app makes the step from simple navigation to a convenient suggestion system

“The trend in mobile navigation is clearly heading in the direction of assisted navigation,” says Michael Hubschneider, Senior Product Manager Logistics at the PTV Group. “We are offering the user a personal and individualised wizard, and with it, genuine added value .”

The most exclusive new development of the PTV Navigator app offers the chance, for example, to include along the route the more than 15,000 parking and rest options from the Truck Parking Europe app.… Read more

Next, please

PTV Drive&Arrive for transport planning in real-time. Stevecoleimages

PTV Drive&Arrive for transport planning in real-time.
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Nothing is less productive than unscheduled time spent waiting. Whether it’s at the doctor’s, when starting up a computer, in a traffic jam or – with an unexpected economic impact – at the unloading dock. You can discover the best way to plan the dock encounter using the PTV Group’s latest cloud-based development: PTV Drive&Arrive provides every link in the logistical supply chain with the estimated time of arrival (ETA) of transport in real-time.Read more