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: The European transport model and PTV Visum

Dr. Klaus Nökel, Head of Technology Innovation at PTV Group, about the new European transport model

Dr. Klaus Nökel, Head of Technology Innovation at PTV Group, about the new European transport model

Dr. Klaus Nökel, Head of Technology Innovation at PTV Group, speaks at PTV Insights on the development of TRIMODE, a comprehensive multi-modal transport model that covers the entire freight and passenger transport in Europe.Read more

IPIC 2017 Physical Internet in Research and Practice

Marcel Huschebeck, Manager Logistics Research at PTV, Dr. Benoit Montreuil, Chair and Professor at Georgia Tech, Coca-Cola Material Handling & Distribution Center, Atlanta, GA, and inventor of the Physical Internet und Dr. Michael Nutto, Solution Director PTV xServer (f.l.t.r.) at IPIC 2017.

Marcel Huschebeck, Dr. Benoit Montreuil, Chair and Professor at Georgia Tech, Coca-Cola Material Handling & Distribution Center, Atlanta, GA, and inventor of the Physical Internet and Dr. Michael Nutto, Solution Director PTV xServer (f.l.t.r.) at IPIC 2017.

The 4th International Physical Internet Conference took place at LogistikWerkstatt Graz in early July (please also read our press release).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

Swarm data for traffic planning

A clever combination: Swarm data from Motionlogic and transport models from PTV (image: Motionlogic)

Nearly everybody calls daily with a mobile phone, sends texts or uses the mobile Internet. In an interview, Norbert Weber, data expert at Motionlogic, explains how these activities can be transformed into valuable information for city and traffic planning.Read more

Corporate brochure 2016

PTV’s new corporate brochure is now available for download. Layout: Patricia Braun, Stephan Rinnebach

PTV’s new corporate brochure is now available for download. Layout: Patricia Braun, Stephan Rinnebach

Hot off the press: We are pleased to announce the release of our new corporate brochure! This 26-page, full-colour brochure offers insight into our strategies and presents the latest trends and new developments in logistics and transport planning.Read more

Urban transport master plans in Turkey: PTV Transport Consult to share its in-depth expertise

PTV Transport Consult will advise its partners on issues pertaining to the transport master plans for the Turkish cities of Mersin, Gaziantep, Antalya and Izmir. The chart shows one of the scenarios for the development of a rail-bound public transport system for the city of Mersin.

PTV Transport Consult will advise its partners on issues pertaining to the transport master plans for Turkish cities. The chart shows one of the scenarios for the development of a rail-bound public transport system for the city of Mersin.

Our Turkish partner Bogazici Proje is a market leader in the implementation of urban transport master plans throughout Turkey.Read more

International exchange

Students got plenty of fascinating insights into the world of transport planning & traffic engineering during their Newcastle Field Trip (here at PTV headquarters in Karlsruhe

Students got plenty of fascinating insights into the world of transport planning & traffic engineering during their Newcastle Field Trip (here at PTV headquarters in Karlsruhe)

Traffic & transport management from plans to practice: In May, 35 students and their supervisors from the University of Newcastle came to Karlsruhe to experience traffic & transport planning in real life during the 6th Newcastle Field Trip.Read more

Big Data in transport modelling

PTV Group releases white paper about new data sources for transport modelling.

PTV Group releases white paper about new data sources for transport modelling.

Currently 2.5 exabytes of electronic data are produced per day. But how do you turn Big Data into intelligence? In a new white paper PTV Group is answering that question and shows how new data sources can be used in transport modelling.Read more

Knock on the door of…Paulo Humanes

Paulo, Director Strategic Business Development and Corporate Marketing at PTV Group, is convinced that we have to think through logistics in transport planning.

Paulo, Director Strategic Business Development and Corporate Marketing at PTV Group, is convinced that we have to think through logistics in transport planning.

Compass: Paulo, in the PTV Group you are largely responsible for business development in our Traffic and Logistics business units. What is a major topic for the future in this area?Read more