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

Van Marcke brings service up to the next level with PTV Smartour

Van Marcke brings service up to the next level with PTV Smartour

Van Marcke brings service up to the next level with PTV Smartour

Although a fixed journey schedule was working perfectly well when it came to supplying Van Marcke’s stores, static planning was leading to bottlenecks in transports to installers. These bottlenecks included an uneven distribution of the work across drivers.Read more

Air Liquide: Planning certainty with PTV Smartour

“The experience of our dispatchers and drivers, coupled with the performance of PTV Smartour, gives us a complete package of planning certainty which has become indispensable.” Patrick Kox, Project Manager at Air Liquide Deutschland GmbH (photo: Air Liquide)

About 100 trucks deliver daily to customers and sales partners from 18 dispatch locations, with 15 dispatchers planning each single trip.Read more

F.W. Becker. Satisfying customer needs through process optimisation

F.W. Becker GmbH

“For me, it was obvious that PTV Smartour could help us to optimise our processes and achieve a saving in both time and costs in the dispatch area”, Markus Rückert, Dispatcher/IT, F.W. Becker GmbH (photo: F.W. Becker)

Changed customer wishes, greater flexibility and more efficient processes were the factors focused on in the search for a new trip optimisation solution.Read more

LogiMAT: From planning to arrival – trip optimisation with real-time data


The PTV Group will present new solutions for the dynamic optimisation of the supply chain and its integration into PTV Smartour at LogiMAT from 10 to 12 February 2015.

Good trip planning is priceless! Reality on the roads is often a different matter. Visitors to the PTV exhibition booth D11 in Hall 7 at LogiMAT can see the solution for themselves.Read more