Gaining the competitive edge with
PTV Map&Guide

Transport companies need a reliable time, distance and toll calculation to ensure an efficient and on-time delivery.

Previously, we discussed the issues and challenges that the logistics industry is facing, especially within the EU. Due to the problems in the workforce, implementation of local laws, and limited technological interventions, some businesses are struggling to survive against their competitors, resulting in low margins and even bankruptcies.Read more

How software solution is bridging the gaps in EU’s logistics sector

PTV Map&Guide enables companies to avoid detours maximising their profits.

EU’s logistics sector is booming and makes up 14% of the total GDP. Retail, e-commerce and manufacturing have propelled its rapid growth, and will only continue to expand year over year. Nonetheless, the sector still has significant challenges to tackle such as problems in the workforce, implementation of local laws, and limited technological interventions.Read more

PTV Insights: Staying perfectly flexible thanks to Donuts

How to make perfect donuts? The PTV agile coaches Anna Baumann(l.) and Silke Notheis tell us all about it.

Every now and then, our canteen offers a selection of donuts. But in a way, they are omnipresent throughout our company.  Because: At PTV, our Agile teams, that work on new, innovative products and releases for traffic, transport and logistics, are called “Donuts”.Read more

Match me if you can: Networking lunch with PTV Roulette

PTV employee Michael Hubschneider (r.) and Jochen Foldenauer enjoying their “random” lunch at the canteen.

The English word Serendipity describes the effect by which one accidentally stumbles upon something fortunate, especially while looking for something entirely unrelated. This is what happens when you take part in PTV Roulette.Read more

IPIC 2017 Physical Internet in Research and Practice

Marcel Huschebeck, Manager Logistics Research at PTV, Dr. Benoit Montreuil, Chair and Professor at Georgia Tech, Coca-Cola Material Handling & Distribution Center, Atlanta, GA, and inventor of the Physical Internet und Dr. Michael Nutto, Solution Director PTV xServer (f.l.t.r.) at IPIC 2017.

Marcel Huschebeck, Dr. Benoit Montreuil, Chair and Professor at Georgia Tech, Coca-Cola Material Handling & Distribution Center, Atlanta, GA, and inventor of the Physical Internet and Dr. Michael Nutto, Solution Director PTV xServer (f.l.t.r.) at IPIC 2017.

The 4th International Physical Internet Conference took place at LogistikWerkstatt Graz in early July (please also read our press release).Read more

Mobility 4.0 at PTV’s summer event

Hot topics, high temperatures, and the best mood at PTV's summer event in Karlsruhe.

Hot topics, high temperatures, and the best mood at PTV’s summer event in Karlsruhe.

On the hottest day of the year thus far, the PTV Group invited people to an event at its headquarters in Karlsruhe that was all about Mobility 4.0. Guests enjoyed a podium discussion with high-quality participants, the opening of the PTV Mobility Lab, as well as insights into the company’s current developments and projects.Read more

How to achieve new goals

The combination of PTV Map&Market and innovative data enhancement provided by GfK offers a powerful tool.

The combination of PTV Map&Market and innovative data enhancement provided by GfK offers a powerful tool.

The world’s leading planning software PTV Map&Market meets the world’s leading data supplier GfK. For more than 20 years, PTV and GfK have been working together to set and reach new goals in GeoManagement.Read more

PTV Group and TNO join forces on the path towards smarter, healthier cities

 

PTV Group and research institute TNO sign cooperation agreement: Vincent Kobesen, CEO of the PTV, and Leo Kusters, Managing Director Urbanisation at TNO.

There were times when urban planning used to be drawn on paper maps and then shifted to data. But that is about to change with the introduction of Urban Strategy with PTV Visum.Read more

Porsche SE acquires PTV Group – ready to grow

Together with their staff, CFO Michel Zweers and CEO Vincent Kobesen popped the champagne corks on the day of the announcement of PTV Group’s acquisition by Porsche SE.

Together with their staff, CFO Michel Zweers and CEO Vincent Kobesen popped the champagne corks on the day of the announcement of PTV Group’s acquisition by Porsche SE.

Now it’s official: On 7 June, Porsche Automobil Holding SE (Porsche SE) announced the acquisition of PTV Group for a purchase price in excess of 300 million euro (see press release).Read more