HAKAWERK Headquarters located in Waldenbuch in Baden-Württemberg
COMPLEXITY IN MANUAL PLANNING
Week in, week out, 10 of the company’s trucks make multi-day trips to the HAKAWERK unloading points. The family-run company operates many of these itself as they need to distribute washing and cleaning products as well as toiletries to the end customers at the agreed times.… Read more
PARK(ing) Day 2017: PTV’s parking area was turned into a big open-air café.
The so-called PARK(ing) Day took place on Friday, 15 September. The mission of this global event is to call attention to the need for more urban open space by temporarily converting parking spaces into parks or other more attractive areas.… Read more
Peter Sukennik, PTV Vissim Product Management, about the simulation of platooning in PTV Vissim.
Grouping vehicles – car or trucks driving closely together – into platoons, while maintaining road safety, is called platooning. The vehicles speed up or slow down at the same time, whereas the vehicle at the front of the platoon determines the driving rhythm.… Read more
Peter Sukennik, PTV Vissim Product Management, about the simulation of autonomous vehicles and their impact on traffic and transport
What will our roads look like should autonomous vehicles one day become a daily mode of transport? Peter Sukennik, PTV Vissim Product Management, talks about the simulation of autonomous vehicles and their impact on traffic and transport.… Read more
How to make perfect donuts? The PTV agile coaches Anna Baumann(l.) and Silke Notheis tell us all about it.
Every now and then, our canteen offers a selection of donuts. But in a way, they are omnipresent throughout our company. Because: At PTV, our Agile teams, that work on new, innovative products and releases for traffic, transport and logistics, are called “Donuts”.… Read more
In our interview, Michael Schygulla, Senior Project Manager Global Research, tells us about the C-MobILE project.
Safe and efficient road transport, without casualties or serious injuries on European roads, especially in complex urban areas and for vulnerable road users – this is the vision of the EU research project C-MobILE (Accelerating C-ITS Mobility Innovation and depLoyment in Europe).… Read more
Michael Schygulla, Senior Project Manager Global Research, about the big data project TransformingTransport.
Estimates show that big data would help save approximately 450 billion euros and avoid 380 megatons of CO2 emissions. The project TransformingTransport focuses on big data applications that help make transport more efficient and sustainable.… Read more
PTV employee Michael Hubschneider (r.) and Jochen Foldenauer enjoying their “random” lunch at the canteen.
The English word Serendipity describes the effect by which one accidentally stumbles upon something fortunate, especially while looking for something entirely unrelated. This is what happens when you take part in PTV Roulette.… Read more
Dr. Benoit Montreuil, Professor at Georgia Tech, Coca-Cola Chair in Material Handling & Distribution, Director of the Physical Internet Center and of the Supply Chain & Logistics Institute
When Dr. Benoit Montreuil, Chair and Professor at Georgia Tech, Coca-Cola Material Handling & Distribution Center, Atlanta, GA, presented his paper “Towards a Physical Internet: Meeting the Global Logistics Sustainability Grand Challenge”, he described not only the current ways of moving, handling, storing, implementing, supplying and using physical objects across the planet as highly inefficient.… Read more