Well on the way towards an open V2X architecture

CONVERGE: Well on the way towards an open V2X architecture

CONVERGE: Well on the way towards an open V2X architecture, Photo: Converge

Over the last three years the CONVERGE research initiative, funded by the Federal Government, has concerned itself with the technical and operational framework of a cooperative architecture for the communication of vehicles with the transport infrastructure, service providers and other vehicles (V2X-communication).… Read more

Cutting Carbon – Cutting Costs: New white paper based on FTA conference

James De Roo (far right), Business Development Manager UK, PTV Group and Terry Conquest and John Shields from Longcliffe Quarries Ltd celebrating the handover of the Logistics Carbon Reduction Award

James De Roo (far right), Business Development Manager UK, PTV Group and Terry Conquest and John Shields from Longcliffe Quarries Ltd celebrating the handover of the Logistics Carbon Reduction Award

At this year’s Carbon Reduction Conference initiated by FTA, PTV was the official sponsor of the Smaller Fleet Operator of the Year Award.Read more

PTV Map&Market 2015 – new technology, new GUI, new apps, new possibilities

Professional Geomanagement with PTV Map&Market for any sector

Professional Geomanagement with PTV Map&Market for any sector

Visualisation and analysis of important business data on digital maps is still the basis for strategic company decisions. Modern geomanagement software also ensures perfect sales force planning and management. PTV Map&Market 2015 goes one step further: Conceived as a web solution, it can be easily integrated into the customer’s own IT landscape or expanded to include individual components.Read more

Logistics in times of the Physical Internet

The second  International Physical Internet Conference will take place in Paris, from 6 - 8 July. The conference includes the final presentation of the MODULUSHCA project which is coordinated by the PTV Group. Photo: PTV

The second International Physical Internet Conference will take place in Paris, from 6 – 8 July. The conference includes the final presentation of the MODULUSHCA project which is coordinated by the PTV Group. Photo: PTV

The second International Physical Internet Conference will be held in Paris at the University Mines Paris Tech, from 6 – 8 July.Read more

Company brochure 2015

PTV Group's company brochure 2015 - now available for download.

PTV Group’s company brochure 2015 – now available for download.

Our strategy, current topics, tomorrow’s logistics and transportation planning trends, interviews with PTV managers, business development – discover all this and more in our newly published annual company brochure.

Discover The Mind of Movement!

Company Brochure 2015 (PDF download)Read more

Real-time traffic management nowadays requires demand modelling

Traffic manager working at a regional control centre. © Flickr / Highways Agency

Traffic manager working at a regional control centre. © Flickr / Highways Agency

Around one half of all Germans have a smartphone [1]. Three quarters of them access internet content on the go and 50 per cent use apps for different aspects of day-to-day life.Read more

Finely crafted and integrated

One part of the transport model of Halle (Saale): public transport

One part of the transport model of Halle (Saale): public transport. Modelled with PTV Visum.

Since the existing transportation model was getting a bit long in the tooth, the city of Halle (Saale), Germany, commissioned planning company verkehrplus GmbH to update it. This resulted in a modern, finely crafted transportation model with around 600 zones, which takes into account all modes of transport.Read more

PTV xServer for BIG Telematics, UK

BIG Telematics, based in Epsom, UK, has integrated PTV xMapmatch Server into its telematics solution for car insurers, which has been provided by its technology partner PTV Group.

BIG Telematics, based in Epsom, UK, has integrated PTV xMapmatch Server into its telematics solution for car insurers, which has been provided by its technology partner PTV Group.

Drive carefully and save on your insurance premiums: this is possible thanks to a telematics box, also known as a ‘black box’, which sits in the car and monitors driving behaviour.Read more

New city app makes its debut

With the PTV YourCityToGo app, cities and municipalities can now make their own individual mobile applications.

With the PTV YourCityToGo app, cities and municipalities can now make their own individual mobile applications.

From now on, cities can provide their inhabitants and visitors with a new mobile application. Whether looking for tourist information, a programme of events, transport information or the latest mobility options, users will receive all the information about their city that they want combined on a single app.Read more

eFreight: Secure information-based collaboration

"eFreight: Secure information based collaboration", Workshop in Barcelona am 11. und 12. Juni 2015

“eFreight: Secure information based collaboration”, Workshop in Barcelona am 11. und 12. Juni 2015

The EU project Best Practice Factory for Freight Transport (BESTFACT) intends to develop, disseminate and enhance the utilisation of best practices and innovations in City Logistics, Green Logistics and Co-Modality. The third international cluster workshop that takes place in Barcelona on 11 and 12 June will also focus on eFreight, in particular on secure information-based collaboration.Read more