How Tielbeke improved its service with accurate arrival times

Delivering 3,000 shipments per day on time – with the ETA of PTV Drive&Arrive

Companies are getting spoilt. They will no longer put up with deliveries arriving “sometime in the afternoon”, they want to know exactly when the delivery vehicle will turn up at their door.Read more

AEOLIX – more efficiency and productivity in logistics thanks to networking

Florian Krietsch, Senior Project Manager Logistics Research, PTV, who is managing the AEOLIX project on the PTV side.

Florian Krietsch, Senior Project Manager Logistics Research, PTV, who is managing the AEOLIX project on the PTV side.

Visibility in the supply chain due to easy access and the exchange and use of relevant and easily available information related to logistics – these are the essential prerequisites for a pan-European intermodal logistics solution.Read more

Change in the Division Management at PTV Transport Consult

Werner Balz, Division Manager Traffic Control & Management in the Stuttgart office of PTV Transport Consult, will retire on 1 March 2017.

Werner Balz, Division Manager Traffic Control & Management in the Stuttgart office of PTV Transport Consult, will retire on 1 March 2017.

At the beginning of March, Werner Balz, Division Manager for Traffic Control & Management in the Stuttgart office of PTV Transport Consult GmbH, will retire after 25 years at PTV.Read more

Promoting traffic research in Africa

Prospective traffic engineers learning how to optimise signal control at the lights lab of SSML

Prospective traffic engineers learning how to optimise signal control at the lights lab of SSML

Ever since its foundation as a university spin-off, close cooperation with partners and research facilities has been a top priority at PTV. The Group has established a global network, reaching from its German hometown Karlsruhe to universities and researchers all over Europe, America, Asia and even Africa.Read more

Melbourne launches world 1st living transport lab

Melbourne is rapidly developing as one of the truly intelligently planned and managed cities of the world. PTV Group, amongst others, supports the city’s actions.

The fringe of Melbourne’s CBD will become a connected transport living lab from next year, in an ambitious project that will connect data from vehicles, bicycles, transport infrastructure and more, to prevent traffic jams and crashes, and cut travel times and carbon emissions.Read more

New MaaS Accelerator Program Product Suite

PTV Group addresses the MaaS Market with New MaaS Accelerator Program Product Suite.

PTV Group addresses the MaaS Market with New MaaS Accelerator Program Product Suite.

At TRB, we launched our new Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) Accelerator Program, a complete portfolio of component technologies for planning MaaS operations all the way to operating and managing MaaS in any given city around the world.Read more

Impulses for more road safety – a case example from Bolivia

#savekidslives

Everyone knows that road safety measures can save human lives. Unfortunately, awareness of this topic still comes up too short in many countries. PTV employee Sofia Salek de Braun agitated for this topic in her homeland of Bolivia and organised a Road Safety Workshop jointly with colleague Paulo Humanes.Read more

Microsimulation – what is it good for?

Alastair Evanson, Solution Director for PTV Vissim and our expert for microsimulation

“Are you playing computer games again?” – this is a question microsimulation experts often get asked when modelling traffic. Of course they are not, but is there really such a big difference between microsimulation and a game like Sim City?Read more

Future-proof road safety in Saudi Arabia

Muhammad Farhan, Ph.D., from the Saudi Aramco Chair for Traffic Safety Research.

There are currently 27 traffic fatalities a day in Saudi Arabia. About 70% of the victims are under the age of 30 – unfortunately, this tragic number keeps growing. Thus, it is high time that road safety in the region becomes a top priority in the academic field as well as in the public and private sector.Read more

From Kiosk to Commercial Kitchen: Lautertal Ensures

“I cannot imagine anything better than PTV Smartour.” Markus Neiheisel, Lautertal C+C GmbH & Co. KG

Tight delivery time slots, pedestrian areas, limited parking spaces for trucks – as a food wholesaler, Lautertal C+C GmbH & Co. KG has to overcome all of the constraints of inner-city deliveries, while at the same time meeting the needs of customers in rural areas.Read more