Starting at the last mile

Successful kick-off at transport logistic (9 – 12 May 2017): Numerous visitors found their way to PTV’s stand 401/502 in hall B to explore the most innovative software solutions for modern cities and advanced logistics. Copyright PTV Group.

As stressed by Alexander Dobrindt in his opening speech at transport logistic in Munich, only those who are willing to digitise can achieve greatly.Read more

How to supply 300 food retailers in just one night

Food wholesaler Okle managed to dispense one entire truck thanks to route planning with PTV Smatour.

Around 300 independent food retailers await the arrival of fresh fruit, vegetables, meat and sausage products, dairy products and frozen foods from Okle every night. The German wholesaler supplies almost 300 partners with regional products and strives to develop customer relationships that are based on trust.Read more

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Urban Logistics – this is the motto of PTV Group’s trade fair portfolio for this year’s “transport logistic”.
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Logistical solutions for city centres are the focus of the PTV Group’s exhibition at transport logistic in Munich. From 9 to 12 May, the software specialist for logistics, transport and traffic will be at stall 401/502 in hall B2 introducing its logistical solutions for modern city centres and presenting current product highlights from the areas of route planning, real-time notification and system integration.Read more

You are looking for an ETA? Better trust the expert

PTV Drive&Arrive provides you with an accurate ETA for dynamic approach management and warehousing processes.

The delivery information you receive from your logistics partners and their telematics systems are not enough. You want to know exactly when to expect a delivery. The solution: an ETA (estimated time of arrival) calculator.Read more

ETA and data protection – the key to logistics 4.0

Allowing for secure and automatic data exchange along the supply chain: PTV Drive&Arrive

Digitally connecting all partners of the supply chain, increasing efficiency and transparency – that is the idea of so called logistics 4.0. Since more and more companies in the sector digitise their business by using software for order, warehouse or fleet management, route planning or telematics, and control their processes via cloud solutions, this idea is technically already possible.Read more

TransformingTransport: Lighthouse project sends first signals

In an interview, Michael Schygulla, Senior Project Manager Global Research, talks about the EU-funded TransformingTransport project.

In an interview, Michael Schygulla, Senior Project Manager Global Research, talks about the EU-funded TransformingTransport project.

TransformingTransport, an EU-funded Big Data Value Lighthouse project, is designed to have a radiating effect on the entire transport and logistics sector. Currently, only one in five European transport and logistics companies explore the issue of big data further.Read more

How Crosswater saved £36k with route optimisation

Bathroom retailer Crosswater Ltd. improved vehicle utilisation, reduced costs and controlled mileage with PTV Route Optimiser.

The goal: reducing costs, optimising vehicle utilisation, connecting the system to the existing IT infrastructure and saving planning time – bathroom retailer Crosswater Ltd. had high expectations when purchasing PTV Route Optimiser.Read more

Saving money with route optimisation in the cloud

Route planning and fleet optimisation wherever you are – with the cloud-based PTV Route Optimiser.

10% – this is how much a company can save on average by using PTV Route Optimiser, the flexible solution for strategic transport planning and daily route scheduling. The tool can easily be accessed via the internet and helps to cut operational costs, improve efficiency and raise customer service levels.Read more

Fleet & Fuel Management Summit

Charel Schickerling, Managing Director PTV Africa, will talk at this year’s Fleet & Fuel Management Summit about „Route Planning and Scheduling and the impact thereof on Fuel costs”.

Charel Schickerling, Managing Director PTV Africa, will talk at this year’s Fleet & Fuel Management Summit about „Route Planning and Scheduling and the impact thereof on Fuel costs”.

This year’s Fleet & Fuel Management Summit is held on 2nd March 2017 in Johannesburg. The primary aim of this conference is to deal with major challenges facing the automotive industry and to discuss economic trends impact on fuel management in South Africa, as well as to learn about the technologies to reduce fuel and manage your fleet.Read more

iHUB: EVs or no EVs?

PTV Group is involved in the iHub project: Presentation of the electric van at Schenker Deutschland AG’s office in Berlin.

PTV Group is involved in the iHub project: Presentation of the electric van at Schenker Deutschland AG’s office in Berlin.

How can a mixed fleet of electric and conventionally fuelled trucks be operated in a highly sustainable manner? This is one of the challenges being addressed by the partners of the research project iHub.Read more