Spotlight on E-Mobility: Electric trucks powering ahead in Berlin

The test phase of the iHub research project, that PTV is involved in, now started in Berlin.

Estimated reading time: 1 minute, 45 seconds

E-mobility is on everyone’s lips – also in logistics. Although only a few electric vehicles are currently used in general cargo logistics and long-distance transport, e-trucks are becoming increasingly attractive, especially in cities struggling with air pollution.Read more

Precise, accurate, reliable – new static speeds for better route calculation

Excellent maps – the basis for accurate route calculation (image: istock sturti)

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

In logistics, every kilometre and every minute counts. Inaccuracies in calculating routes, no matter how small, sum up and can cause high costs in the end. Accuracy is therefore key.… Read more

The Ultimate Traffic Optimization: Adaptive signal control with real-time predictive modeling

Traffic congestion is one of the more frustrating—and seemingly unavoidable—parts of urban living

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

Co-authored by Shaleen Srivastava, Vice President and Regional Director (Americas), PTV Group and Jim Benson, Strategic Alliance and Marketing Director, Intelligent Cities, Current, powered by GE.

Traffic congestion is one of the more frustrating—and seemingly unavoidable—parts of urban living.… Read more

How do you plan the most optimal transport route?

Logistics services are vital for every city. Photo: iStock

Logistics services are vital for every city. Photo: iStock

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Cities and their surrounding metropolitan areas are swiftly growing all over the world. This increase calls for a higher demand of logistics services. No matter if it is the industrial, trade or hospitality sector, they all rely on deliveries that arrive on time and without damage.… Read more

Off to conquer the ‘last mile’!

28% of total transport cost is accumulated on the “last mile” (Photo: iStock)

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

A city’s efficiency depends on its infrastructure. To supply trade, production, the service industry and private households for the future requires solutions which are smart, sustainable and cost-effective.… Read more

Gaining efficiency on congested city streets despite increasing challenges

Professional logistics software is at the heart of efficient urban freight transport (Photo: iStock)

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

How do urbanisation and the e-commerce boom relate to logistics? The answer is simple: Today, urban freight transport accounts for about 35 per cent of CO2 emissions in the city.… Read more

PTV offers students scope for new ideas

Business Computer Science student Devid Vogel presented the app prototype he recently developed as part of his practical placement.

Trying new things, gaining work experience: Students, who are completing a dual study programme at PTV, can look forward to plenty of exciting tasks and projects, fostering self-dependent and goal-oriented working.Read more

Mobility concept of the City of Landau (Palatinate) based on public participation

The citizens of Landau are actively involved in the planning process of the mobility concept for the City which is currently developed by PTV Transport Consult.

The active participation of citizens in specific transport planning projects or even general traffic-related framework planning have become an important factor in recent years, and rightly so.Read more

Straight to the point: Holz Tusche sends notifications using PTV solutions

 

Founded as a timber merchant in 1934, Holz Tusche GmbH & Co. KG is now one of the leading wholesalers and importers of wood in Germany.

Founded as a timber merchant in 1934, Holz Tusche GmbH & Co. KG is now one of the leading wholesalers and importers of wood in Germany.Read more