How to boost your footprint in China?

Oscar Jiang Jing becomes Managing Director at PTV China in Shanghai.

We posed this question to our new Managing Director Oscar Jiang Jing, who has now taken over responsibility for the local subsidiary in Shanghai, China.

Compass: Which are the most important mobility/transportation challenges that China has to face?… 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

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

Change in the Division Management at PTV Transport Consult

Werner Balz, Division Manager Traffic Control & Management in the Stuttgart office of PTV Transport Consult, will retire on 1 March 2017.

Werner Balz, Division Manager Traffic Control & Management in the Stuttgart office of PTV Transport Consult, will retire on 1 March 2017.

At the beginning of March, Werner Balz, Division Manager for Traffic Control & Management in the Stuttgart office of PTV Transport Consult GmbH, will retire after 25 years at PTV.Read more

New MaaS Accelerator Program Product Suite

PTV Group addresses the MaaS Market with New MaaS Accelerator Program Product Suite.

PTV Group addresses the MaaS Market with New MaaS Accelerator Program Product Suite.

At TRB, we launched our new Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) Accelerator Program, a complete portfolio of component technologies for planning MaaS operations all the way to operating and managing MaaS in any given city around the world.Read more

Impulses for more road safety – a case example from Bolivia

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Everyone knows that road safety measures can save human lives. Unfortunately, awareness of this topic still comes up too short in many countries. PTV employee Sofia Salek de Braun agitated for this topic in her homeland of Bolivia and organised a Road Safety Workshop jointly with colleague Paulo Humanes.Read more

Academic Partners

Dr. Klaus Nökel, Head of Technology Innovation, in an interview on PTV’s academic partner programme

Dr. Klaus Nökel, Head of Technology Innovation, in an interview on PTV’s academic partner programme

At the TRB in Washington in January, the PTV Group presented its academic partner programme (also read our press release about this). In the interview, Dr. Klaus Nökel, Head of Technology Innovation at PTV, explains the most important points relating to the academic partner programme.Read more

Our own office on each continent

Charel Schickerling will now continue in his role as Managing Director (he was previously with DPS Ltd) for the new PTV Africa branch office.

Charel Schickerling will now continue in his role as Managing Director (he was previously with DPS Ltd) for the new PTV Africa branch office.

The PTV Group announces the expansion of its software business on the African continent with its own office. The signs for this were set in 2016 with the successful takeover of Distribution Planning Software International Ltd.Read more

PTV Group Expands Expert Knowledge Base

Dr. Jaume Barceló, former TSS Co-Founder and Developer of Aimsun software, and his new colleague Miller Crockart, Vice President Global Sales & Marketing Traffic at PTV Group.

Dr. Jaume Barceló, former TSS Co-Founder and Developer of Aimsun software, and his new colleague Miller Crockart, Vice President Global Sales & Marketing Traffic at PTV Group.

At the 2017 TRB (Transportation Research Board) Annual Meeting, PTV Group announced their latest recruit is to be Dr.Read more