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
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
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 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
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
“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
“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
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
“Thanks to PTV Smartour we can ensure timely delivery of all types of materials, including returns handling,” says Samir Vehaboic, IT & Controlling, Carl Pfeiffer GmbH & Co. KG
“PTV Smartour allows us to ensure timely delivery of all goods – from the smallest screw to the longest steel girders – and to handle the return of items, if required,” says Samir Vehabovic responsible for IT and Controlling at Carl Pfeiffer GmbH & Co.… Read more
Krapp Eisen GmbH & Co. KG offers more than 55,000 articles. Delivery within 24 hours, either using its own vehicles or via external forwarding agents.
Krapp Eisen GmbH & Co. KG was founded in 1897. As part of its reorganisation process, the company wanted to ensure delivery of unit loads and bulky items to customers in the entire sales area within 24 hours. … Read more