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)

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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

New: Virtual Mobility Lab for Barcelona

Figure 5. MaaS Modeller case study of Demand Responsive services in the Central Business District of Barcelona for CARNET / ©PTV

PTV Group supports the Cooperative Automotive Research Network (CARNET) which implemented a virtual mobility lab for the Barcelona Metropolitan Area. Jaume Barceló, strategic advisor at PTV Iberia provides some insight into this ambitious project.Read more

PTV is one of Australia’s ITS Award winners making in-roads for the industry

ITS Australia Award 2017

Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) Australia celebrated the achievements of the nation’s most innovative and advanced transport technologies and the organisations and individuals involved. PTV Group has been recognised along with the University of Melbourne for The Australian Integrated Multimodal Ecosystem as an outstanding contribution to the industry and community at the 2017 ITS Australia National Awards.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

Real time: The solution for transport resilience in cities?

New York

How can you ensure the transport resilience of your city? PTV has the answers.

On June 3rd something unusual happened in Paris: For the first time since World War Two the Louvre had to call Volunteers to help move its treasures to upper floors. The Seine had peaked its highest level in more than 30 years and threatened to flood the cellar of the museum and whole parts of the city.Read more

Olé Brasil: PTV Group to target international expansion

PTV Brasil: PTV opens new branch in Sao Paulo, Brazil

PTV Brasil: PTV opens new branch in Sao Paulo, Brazil

PTV opened a new branch in Sao Paulo, Brazil, to improve the usage of infrastructure in the agile South American market through a local office. The Group now has 14 branches and subsidiaries across five continents, and some 600 employees, generating a turnover of €79 million from software for optimising traffic and transportation logistics.Read more

How real-time data helps optimize traffic and transport and improve utilization of infrastructure

Vincent Kobesen, CEO of PTV Group, speaks as a representative of the IT industry at the summit of the International Transport Forum in Leipzig

Vincent Kobesen, CEO of PTV Group, speaks as a representative of the IT industry at the summit of the International Transport Forum in Leipzig

At this year’s annual summit of the International Transport Forum in Leipzig, PTV Group called on lawmakers to establish the rules and guidelines required to ensure open, standardised and secure data exchange.… Read more

Competitive Traffic

Arturo Ardila Gomez, Traffic Expert at the World Bank and Lead Transport Economist

Arturo Ardila Gomez, Traffic Expert at the World Bank and Lead Transport Economist

How can city traffic in emerging and developing countries be made safer and faster? Arturo Ardila Gomez, traffic expert at the World Bank and Lead Transport Economist, talked about his experiences in Latin America and East Asia in an interview.Read more

The Strategy – How Cities Manage Traffic

Junction in Barcelona, Spain

The PTV Group initiates the online survey “The Strategy – How Cities Manage Traffic”

It has to be commercially-viable, environmentally-friendly and socially sustainable. The long-term traffic planning efforts are considerable. But how do we translate a project into tangible action? Here, anyone would like to able to be a fly on the wall and take a look at what the neighbours’ strategy is.Read more