Truck Parking Europe now available as a web portal

Europe's largest truck parking database is now available as a web portal, too, at http://truckparkingeurope.com

Europe’s largest truck parking database is now available as a web portal, too, at http://truckparkingeurope.com

With almost 50,000 downloads, Truck Parking Europe is the most successful truck parking app. The largest parking database is now available as a web portal, too, with detailed information and individual search options.Read more

Van Marcke brings service up to the next level with PTV Smartour

Van Marcke brings service up to the next level with PTV Smartour

Van Marcke brings service up to the next level with PTV Smartour

Although a fixed journey schedule was working perfectly well when it came to supplying Van Marcke’s stores, static planning was leading to bottlenecks in transports to installers. These bottlenecks included an uneven distribution of the work across drivers.… Read more

Addressing the last mile challenges

A Network Research report shows that in customer service on time delivery scores very highly, followed by reliability and helpful communication.

A Network Research report shows that in customer service on time delivery scores very highly, followed by reliability and helpful communication.

Online shopping has changed the world of parcel delivery with a sharp increase in B2C deliveries. UK trends[i] suggest that B2B volumes have been falling, combined with a serious increase in B2C activity.… Read more

Moscow relies on real-time technology PTV Optima

The current mayor of Moscow, Sergey Semyonovich Sobyanin (left), gives Prime Minister, Dmitry Anatolyevich Medvedev, an overview of the traffic management of the city of Moscow.

The current mayor of Moscow, Sergey Semyonovich Sobyanin (left), gives Prime Minister, Dmitry Anatolyevich Medvedev, an overview of the traffic management of the city of Moscow.

During their last joint visit to the Moscow traffic management centre, the current mayor, Sergey Semyonovich Sobyanin, and Maxim Liksutov, Deputy Mayor and Head of the Department for Transport and Road Infrastructure Development, said that Moscow’s newly implemented Intelligent Traffic System (ITS) stands out as one of the best in the world.Read more

Air Liquide: Planning certainty with PTV Smartour

“The experience of our dispatchers and drivers, coupled with the performance of PTV Smartour, gives us a complete package of planning certainty which has become indispensable.” Patrick Kox, Project Manager at Air Liquide Deutschland GmbH (photo: Air Liquide)

About 100 trucks deliver daily to customers and sales partners from 18 dispatch locations, with 15 dispatchers planning each single trip.Read more

Plan well and bill correctly

Abrechnung mit PTV Map&Guide

With PTV Map&Guide, you can plan well and bill correctly (c) iStockphoto Gunnar Pippel

The price pressure in the transport sector is considerable. This makes it even more important to keep an eye on all costs right from the outset. Accurately calculated quotations protect both transport service providers and their customers from unpleasant surprises.Read more

What does the planning and operation of public transport need?

Presentation of Vicente Torre at the XXVIII Asamblea General de Asociación Latinoamericana de Metros y Subterráneos, Mexico City

Vicente Torre speaking at the XXVIII Asamblea General de Asociación Latinoamericana de Metros y Subterráneos, Mexico City

This was the opening question of Vicente Torres Garibay’s presentation, Managing Director of PTV América Latina, at the XXVIII Asamblea General de Asociación Latinoamericana de Metros y Subterráneos which took place from the 7th – 10th December 2014 in Mexico City.… Read more

F.W. Becker. Satisfying customer needs through process optimisation

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“For me, it was obvious that PTV Smartour could help us to optimise our processes and achieve a saving in both time and costs in the dispatch area”, Markus Rückert, Dispatcher/IT, F.W. Becker GmbH (photo: F.W. Becker)

Changed customer wishes, greater flexibility and more efficient processes were the factors focused on in the search for a new trip optimisation solution.Read more

PTV Group honoured as world market leader

PTV Group wins prestigious 2015 Global Leadership Seal. From left to right: Publisher Prof. Dr. Bernd Venohr, Kristina Stifter, Head of Global Communications at PTV and Dr. Florian Langenscheidt

PTV Group wins prestigious 2015 Global Leadership Seal. From left to right: Publisher Prof. Dr. Bernd Venohr, Kristina Stifter, Head of Global Communications at PTV and Dr. Florian Langenscheidt

Germany-based software company PTV Group won the prestigious 2015 Global Leadership Seal awarded by the business publisher German Standards (Deutsche Standards).… Read more

Five trucks, 5,260 kilometres of test track and – a reliable navigator

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Five trucks, 5,260 kilometres of test track and – a reliable navigator: the PTV Navigator in action at the European Truck Challenge 2014

Once again, big-name HGV manufacturers lined up their vehicles for the comparison test at the European Truck Challenge. In November 2014, five semi-trailer trucks in the 2,100 Nm traction class lined up at the start, with the objective of finding the most economical truck.Read more