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

How Tielbeke improved its service with accurate arrival times

Delivering 3,000 shipments per day on time – with the ETA of PTV Drive&Arrive

Companies are getting spoilt. They will no longer put up with deliveries arriving “sometime in the afternoon”, they want to know exactly when the delivery vehicle will turn up at their door.Read more

AEOLIX – more efficiency and productivity in logistics thanks to networking

Florian Krietsch, Senior Project Manager Logistics Research, PTV, who is managing the AEOLIX project on the PTV side.

Florian Krietsch, Senior Project Manager Logistics Research, PTV, who is managing the AEOLIX project on the PTV side.

Visibility in the supply chain due to easy access and the exchange and use of relevant and easily available information related to logistics – these are the essential prerequisites for a pan-European intermodal logistics solution.Read more

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