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

Smart for customer

Optimized trip planning with PTV Smartour: a benefit for the whole supply chain.

Optimized trip planning with PTV Smartour:          a benefit for the whole supply chain.

Papyrus is in many ways seen as a trailblazer in the paper wholesale trade. With trip planning, the company has devoted itself to a sector for which the optimisation potential can be harnessed even more intensely.Read more

A strong digital wind blowing through the world of logistics

Data Driven Intelligence, Digitalisierung der Arbeitswelt, Usability, Vielfalt im Logistiksektor, Vernetzung, Konnektivität und Cloud: PTV Group spannt den Bogen rund um den ersehnten und gefürchteten Einfluss der Digitalisierung auf die Welt der Logistik.

Digitalisation – feared and sought after in equal measure – casts a long shadow over the entire logistics sector.

Data-driven Intelligence, the world of work, usability, the range of solutions in the logistics sector, networking, connectivity and the cloud: PTV Group spans a wide range of subjects around the impact of digitization on the world of logistics.Read more

TNT Courier improves punctuality with PTV Smartour

TNT Courier improves punctuality with PTV Smartour

TNT Courier services: Punctuality has risen to over 98% thanks to PTV Smartour

TNT has significantly improved the performance of its value-added services network (Delivery Plus) thanks to PTV Smartour. Punctuality has risen to over 98 per cent, while vehicles are being used more efficiently than ever.Read more

Van Marcke brings service up to the next level with PTV Smartour

Van Marcke brings service up to the next level with PTV Smartour

Van Marcke brings service up to the next level with PTV Smartour

Although a fixed journey schedule was working perfectly well when it came to supplying Van Marcke’s stores, static planning was leading to bottlenecks in transports to installers. These bottlenecks included an uneven distribution of the work across drivers.Read more

Addressing the last mile challenges

A Network Research report shows that in customer service on time delivery scores very highly, followed by reliability and helpful communication.

A Network Research report shows that in customer service on time delivery scores very highly, followed by reliability and helpful communication.

Online shopping has changed the world of parcel delivery with a sharp increase in B2C deliveries. UK trends[i] suggest that B2B volumes have been falling, combined with a serious increase in B2C activity.Read more

Next, please

PTV Drive&Arrive for transport planning in real-time. Stevecoleimages

PTV Drive&Arrive for transport planning in real-time.
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Nothing is less productive than unscheduled time spent waiting. Whether it’s at the doctor’s, when starting up a computer, in a traffic jam or – with an unexpected economic impact – at the unloading dock. You can discover the best way to plan the dock encounter using the PTV Group’s latest cloud-based development: PTV Drive&Arrive provides every link in the logistical supply chain with the estimated time of arrival (ETA) of transport in real-time.Read more

Eisen-Pfeiffer: Greater efficieny thanks to PTV Smartour

“Thanks to PTV Smartour we can ensure timely delivery of all types of materials, including returns handling."

“Thanks to PTV Smartour we can ensure timely delivery of all types of materials, including returns handling,” says Samir Vehaboic, IT & Controlling, Carl Pfeiffer GmbH & Co. KG

PTV Smartour allows us to ensure timely delivery of all goods – from the smallest screw to the longest steel girders – and to handle the return of items, if required,” says Samir Vehabovic responsible for IT and Controlling at Carl Pfeiffer GmbH & Co.Read more

Competitive Traffic

Arturo Ardila Gomez, Traffic Expert at the World Bank and Lead Transport Economist

Arturo Ardila Gomez, Traffic Expert at the World Bank and Lead Transport Economist

How can city traffic in emerging and developing countries be made safer and faster? Arturo Ardila Gomez, traffic expert at the World Bank and Lead Transport Economist, talked about his experiences in Latin America and East Asia in an interview.Read more

Mobile safes

Secure logistics

Secure logistics

Looking for security in logistics? Munich-based company CargoGuard attracts lots of interest from companies that use transportation services to send their often valuable and delicate goods. This security service provider protects the global supply chain of other companies across all multimodal interfaces and provides security solutions for many different sectors – using the PTV xServer.… Read more