Mexico: The delivery of goods is a matter of life or death

It is crucial that trucks can take the supplies to the affected towns. Photo: Aryana Benavides / David Valdovinos

Mexico suffered from two major earthquakes during the past two weeks. On behalf of the Undersecretary of Infrastructure of the Nation, the General Director of the Mexican Institute of Transportation (IMT) contacted Vicente Torres, our managing director in Mexico, and asked for help.Read more

Rotra keeps complexity under control thanks to software-aided route scheduling

Route planners working with PTV Smartour at Rotra

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

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

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

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Urban Logistics – this is the motto of PTV Group’s trade fair portfolio for this year’s “transport logistic”.
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Logistical solutions for city centres are the focus of the PTV Group’s exhibition at transport logistic in Munich. From 9 to 12 May, the software specialist for logistics, transport and traffic will be at stall 401/502 in hall B2 introducing its logistical solutions for modern city centres and presenting current product highlights from the areas of route planning, real-time notification and system integration.Read more

How Crosswater saved £36k with route optimisation

Bathroom retailer Crosswater Ltd. improved vehicle utilisation, reduced costs and controlled mileage with PTV Route Optimiser.

The goal: reducing costs, optimising vehicle utilisation, connecting the system to the existing IT infrastructure and saving planning time – bathroom retailer Crosswater Ltd. had high expectations when purchasing PTV Route Optimiser.Read more

Saving money with route optimisation in the cloud

Route planning and fleet optimisation wherever you are – with the cloud-based PTV Route Optimiser.

10% – this is how much a company can save on average by using PTV Route Optimiser, the flexible solution for strategic transport planning and daily route scheduling. The tool can easily be accessed via the internet and helps to cut operational costs, improve efficiency and raise customer service levels.Read more

How Tielbeke improved its service with accurate arrival times

Delivering 3,000 shipments per day on time – with the ETA of PTV Drive&Arrive

Companies are getting spoilt. They will no longer put up with deliveries arriving “sometime in the afternoon”, they want to know exactly when the delivery vehicle will turn up at their door.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