Increasing productivity with PTV Smartour: A case study with HAKAWERK W. Schlotz GmbH

HAKAWERK Headquarters in Waldenbuch in Baden-Württemberg

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

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

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

How to supply 300 food retailers in just one night

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

From Kiosk to Commercial Kitchen: Lautertal Ensures

“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

New standards in real-time notification

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.

PTV Smartour, has achieved new levels of quality in real-time planning.… Read more

Supplying construction and maintenance companies in urban and rural areas

For many years, the technical wholesaler Mastermate has been using fixed routes for its nine vehicles operating in the northeast of the Netherlands. The vehicles used to leave the distribution centre in Deventer to complete the same routes every day, delivering metal goods to construction companies, building sites and maintenance companies.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