Middle East: Transition from private to public transport is key

The main office of PTV MENA is situated in Dubai.

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes, 36 seconds

Dubai is known as early adopter of new mobility trends and the place to be for PTV’s local branch office. Andrea Petti, our new Managing Director and Regional Director, has now taken over responsibility for the business in India, the Middle East and Africa.Read more

Djibouti – the logistic hub of the Horn of Africa

Djibouti wants to establish an Excellence Centre of Transport and Logistics. Image: DPFZA.

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Djibouti is strategically located on the northeast coast of the Horn of Africa. It controls the vital passage and the southern entrance from the Red Sea to the Indian Ocean – an essential international trade route connecting Africa, Asia and Europe.… Read more

Gaining efficiency on congested city streets despite increasing challenges

Professional logistics software is at the heart of efficient urban freight transport (Photo: iStock)

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

How do urbanisation and the e-commerce boom relate to logistics? The answer is simple: Today, urban freight transport accounts for about 35 per cent of CO2 emissions in the city.… Read more

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