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

How Hogs Back Brewery saves fuel and costs by optimising deliveries

“We save miles and money, the drivers are doing less hours and we’ve got room to grow.” Nigel Hyde, Hogs Back Brewery

“I would recommend Route Optimiser to any business that is wanting to save money and improve their business in a whole.” Nigel Hyde, Trade Manager at Hogs Back Brewery, knows what he is talking about.Read more

Bringing PTV Group logistics solutions to the U.A.E.

Fruitful collaboration: Nektarios Triantafyllidis (PTV Group) and Nadia Abdul Aziz (NAFL)

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

Why do we need real-time model based forecast?

Luca Paone

Luca Paone, Solution Director for PTV Optima and our expert for real-time modelling.

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

The Benefits of Modelling Public Transport

Ralf Frisch

Ralf Frisch, Solution Director at PTV Group, is a strong supporter and fan of public transport.

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

Keeping up with the urban times: Fresenius Kabi plans with PTV Smartour

Fresenius Kabi AG, Logistik Werk Friedberg, 01.10.2015 (c) Team Uwe Nölke | Fotografie & Film für Menschen & Unternehmen, D-61476 Kronberg, Brunnenweg 21, T +49 6173 321413,,

Fresenius Kabi AG, (c) Team Uwe Nölke

Hospitals and clinics, medical supply stores, doctors’ practices, nursing homes and home care: vital medicines and medical products have to reach patients on time. To ensure this, Fresenius Kabi Logistik GmbH has around 120 vehicles on the road in Germany every day.Read more

Modelling autonomous vehicles

thomas-benzTesting 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

Why do we model transport?

header-blog-post-michael-oliver-3When 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

Supplying construction and maintenance companies in urban and rural areas

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

iHub: Hyperconnected Physical Internet Hubs

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Marcel Huschebeck and Prof Benoit Montreuil, the founder of the Physical Internet Initiative (left to right)

It was an honour for Marcel Huschebeck and Michael Schygulla from PTV Group to give a workshop at the IPIC2016, the 3rd International Physical Internet Conference, alongside speakers i.a.Read more