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
How can I improve my transport logistics operations in the MENA region? What are the market trends and how do I tackle the challenges of Urban Logistics? With these questions in mind, more than 70 decision-makers and experts from transport logistics an d shipping industry came together at PTV Group’s first Logistics Solutions Launch in Dubai on November 27.… Read more
Instead of being stuck in traffic, you could be enjoying a good Italian coffee. Luca Paone, expert on real-time modelling and Solution Director for PTV Optima, explains how.
Road networks are complex systems, in which even minor changes can alter the whole traffic situation.… Read more
Karlsruhe, PTV Group’s hometown, is currently under construction: A tunnel is being built to transform the tram into a subway. This project is said to enhance public transport and to decrease congestions in the inner-city.… Read more
Testing autonomous vehicles in real traffic is costly and time consuming. Hundreds of thousands if not even millions of kilometres have to be driven to make sure that the vehicle was confronted with every possible traffic scenario. In addition to that, such tests give only limited insight into the overall traffic effects of AVs.… Read more
When your car is broken, you bring it to an expert who analyses the symptoms, forms a diagnosis and fixes the problem. You might have to pay for some spare parts, but eventually your car will work again. But what do you do when a city is broken?… Read more
For many years, the technical wholesaler Mastermate has been using fixed routes for its nine vehicles operating in the northeast of the Netherlands. The vehicles used to leave the distribution centre in Deventer to complete the same routes every day, delivering metal goods to construction companies, building sites and maintenance companies.… Read more