Off to conquer the ‘last mile’!

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

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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 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

Plan well and bill correctly

Abrechnung mit PTV Map&Guide

With PTV Map&Guide, you can plan well and bill correctly (c) iStockphoto Gunnar Pippel

The price pressure in the transport sector is considerable. This makes it even more important to keep an eye on all costs right from the outset. Accurately calculated quotations protect both transport service providers and their customers from unpleasant surprises.Read more

PTV Group and TLN extend cooperation

Peter Sierat, CEO TLN and Dyon of Gaans, Director PTV Group signing cooperation contract. Foto: Lex van Lieshout Fotografie

Peter Sierat, CEO TLN and Dyon of Gaans, Director PTV Group signing cooperation contract. Foto: Lex van Lieshout Fotografie

TLN and the PTV Group have been working together since 1995 on the development of software products for uniform road distances. The most famous product of this collaboration is the TLNplanner.Read more

Knocking on Constantin Lutz’s door

Constantin Lutz, Director Sales & Marketing Logistics Software, about the future of cloud computing and the differences between the German and global markets.

Compass: Hello Constantin! About six months ago, we launched the cloud-based version of our transport route planner PTV Map&Guide. How has it been received on the market?… Read more

Cloud-based transport route planning: An Interview with Constantin Lutz

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Constantin Lutz, Director Sales & Marketing Logistics Software, PTV Group

How has the cloud-based version of PTV Map&Guide internet been received on the market?

Constantin Lutz: “Just as we expected. It met with great interest, as is generally the case with cloud technology products. But the German market reacted with caution to the early implementation of the new technology.… Read more

On-time delivery across Europe

On-time delivery across Europe thanks to PTV Map&Guide

On-time delivery across Europe thanks to PTV Map&Guide

IN tIME is one of the leading courier service companies for the B2B sector in Europe. The company name speaks for itself: From blood samples in tubes to very heavy pallets – IN tIME transports everything that needs to be delivered as quickly as possible to destinations across Europe.… Read more