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

PTV Insights: AEOLIX – a pan-European intermodal logistics solution

Marcel Huschebeck, Manager Logistics Research Manager Logistics Research at PTV Group, talks about the challenges and objectives of the AEOLIX project.

Marcel Huschebeck, Manager Logistics Research at PTV Group, talks about the challenges and objectives of the AEOLIX project.

At PTV Insights our employees present their current projects and latest product development. Marcel Huschebeck, Manager Logistics Research at PTV Group, outlines the challenges and objectives of the AEOLIX project (Architecture for EurOpean Logistics Information eXchange).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

AEOLIX – more efficiency and productivity in logistics thanks to networking

Florian Krietsch, Senior Project Manager Logistics Research, PTV, who is managing the AEOLIX project on the PTV side.

Florian Krietsch, Senior Project Manager Logistics Research, PTV, who is managing the AEOLIX project on the PTV side.

Visibility in the supply chain due to easy access and the exchange and use of relevant and easily available information related to logistics – these are the essential prerequisites for a pan-European intermodal logistics solution.Read more

How Hogs Back Brewery saves fuel and costs by optimising deliveries

“We save miles and money, the drivers are doing less hours and we’ve got room to grow.” Nigel Hyde, Hogs Back Brewery

“I would recommend Route Optimiser to any business that is wanting to save money and improve their business in a whole.” Nigel Hyde, Trade Manager at Hogs Back Brewery, knows what he is talking about.Read more

For real? TMS and real time

Frank Felten, Vice President Traffic Product Management & Software Development at the PTV Group, on the development of transport management systems.

Frank Felten, Vice President Traffic Product Management & Software Development at the PTV Group, on the development of transport management systems.

Frank Felten, Vice President Traffic Product Management & Software Development at the PTV Group, has written a contribution for the Logistics Practical Handbook about the development of transportation management systems (TMS).Read more

Urban Logistics: An interview with Jacques Leonardi

Dr. Jacques Leonardi, Senior Research Fellow – Freight at the University of Westminster, London, talks about Urban Logistics. Photo: iStock/Franz Wilhelm Franzelin

Dr. Jacques Leonardi, Senior Research Fellow – Freight at the University of Westminster, London, talks about urban logistics.
Photo: iStock/Franz Wilhelm Franzelin

In order to provide efficient and effective urban freight transport systems that interact with infrastructure and other road users, it is essential to harmonise logistical and economic as well as transport-and city-related interests.Read more

Green logistics with PTV Smartour

PTV Smartour has been certified as a “Lean and Green” tool

Delivering efficiently and resource-friendly at the same time – that is no problem for customers of PTV Smartour. The trip planning software has now been certified as a “Lean and Green” tool, assisting the users in reducing their CO2 emissions.Read more

Trip planning in urban and rural areas – Denner AG uses PTV Smartour

“Using PTV Smartour allows us to have a flexible and achievable delivery plan for our fresh produce.” Christian Schmid, Deputy Manager of Logistics, Denner AG, © Denner AG

130 trucks per day, 800 stores and new fresh goods guaranteed daily: that is the challenge for Switzerland’s leading discount food store.Read more

Eisen-Pfeiffer: Greater efficieny thanks to PTV Smartour

“Thanks to PTV Smartour we can ensure timely delivery of all types of materials, including returns handling."

“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