Logistics services are vital for every city. Photo: iStock
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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
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
Importance of IT infrastructure: In the middle of the site on Verhuellweg 5 street in Doesburg, there is a well-equipped server room, with LED lights in a variety of colours showing that both the servers and the software installed are working flat-out.… Read more
HAKAWERK Headquarters located in Waldenbuch in Baden-Württemberg
Complexity in manual planning: Week in, week out, 10 of the company’s trucks make multi-day trips to the HAKAWERK unloading points. The family-run company operates many of these itself as they need to distribute washing and cleaning products as well as toiletries to the end customers at the agreed times.… Read more
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
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
Food wholesaler Okle managed to dispense one entire truck thanks to route planning with PTV Smatour.
Around 300 independent food retailers await the arrival of fresh fruit, vegetables, meat and sausage products, dairy products and frozen foods from Okle every night. The German wholesaler supplies almost 300 partners with regional products and strives to develop customer relationships that are based on trust.… Read more
“I cannot imagine anything better than PTV Smartour.” Markus Neiheisel, Lautertal C+C GmbH & Co. KG
Tight delivery time slots, pedestrian areas, limited parking spaces for trucks – as a food wholesaler, Lautertal C+C GmbH & Co. KG has to overcome all of the constraints of inner-city deliveries, while at the same time meeting the needs of customers in rural areas.… Read more
PTV Smartour Notification Service: the right information at the right time
Everything can arrive. But knowing the exact time is key. Notification and shipment tracking in real-time – with the route planning software PTV Smartour, the PTV Group is setting new standards in real-time notification.