New standards in real-time notification

PTV Smartour Notification Service: the right information at the right time

Everything can arrive. But knowing the exact time is key. Notification and shipment tracking in real-time – with the route planning software PTV Smartour, the PTV Group is setting new standards in real-time notification.

PTV Smartour, has achieved new levels of quality in real-time planning.… Read more

Bringing PTV Group logistics solutions to the U.A.E.

Fruitful collaboration: Nektarios Triantafyllidis (PTV Group) and Nadia Abdul Aziz (NAFL)

How can I improve my transport logistics operations in the MENA region? What are the market trends and how do I tackle the challenges of Urban Logistics? With these questions in mind, more than 70 decision-makers and experts from transport logistics an d shipping industry came together at PTV Group’s first Logistics Solutions Launch in Dubai on November 27.Read more

Keeping up with the urban times: Fresenius Kabi plans with PTV Smartour

Fresenius Kabi AG, Logistik Werk Friedberg, 01.10.2015 (c) Team Uwe Nölke | Fotografie & Film für Menschen & Unternehmen, D-61476 Kronberg, Brunnenweg 21, T +49 6173 321413, look@team-uwe-noelke.de, www.team-uwe-noelke.de

Fresenius Kabi AG, (c) Team Uwe Nölke

Hospitals and clinics, medical supply stores, doctors’ practices, nursing homes and home care: vital medicines and medical products have to reach patients on time. To ensure this, Fresenius Kabi Logistik GmbH has around 120 vehicles on the road in Germany every day.Read more

A look into the future of the smart city

How will urban transport develop from 2045 to 2065? PTV Group is examining this question as part of the BBSR research project "Smart Cities – Urban transport for tomorrow" ("Smart Cities – Stadtverkehr für übermorgen"). Photo: Fotolia/eyetronic

How will urban transport develop from 2045 to 2065? PTV Group is examining this question as part of the BBSR research project “Smart Cities – Urban transport for tomorrow” (“Smart Cities – Stadtverkehr für übermorgen”). Photo: Fotolia/eyetronic

The vision of a smart city, of an efficient, progressive, eco-conscious, socially inclusive city, involves various sectors, including mobility.Read more

Supplying construction and maintenance companies in urban and rural areas

For many years, the technical wholesaler Mastermate has been using fixed routes for its nine vehicles operating in the northeast of the Netherlands. The vehicles used to leave the distribution centre in Deventer to complete the same routes every day, delivering metal goods to construction companies, building sites and maintenance companies.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

iHub: Hyperconnected Physical Internet Hubs

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Marcel Huschebeck and Prof Benoit Montreuil, the founder of the Physical Internet Initiative (left to right)

It was an honour for Marcel Huschebeck and Michael Schygulla from PTV Group to give a workshop at the IPIC2016, the 3rd International Physical Internet Conference, alongside speakers i.a.Read more

In dialogue: Logistics in the city (part 2)

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People living in cities have to be supplied with food, goods and buidling materials  (Foto: Nabek)

Urban Logistics fulfils an important role in cities all over the world. Read part 2 of the interview with Urban Logistics expert Matthias Hormuth to find out more about current research developments and future trends.Read more

In dialogue: Logistics in the city (part 1)

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Logistics in urban areas – a trend topic of global significance (Foto: iStock Alija 87363503)

Delivery of parcels and goods for retail trade, logistics services and waste disposal – Urban Logistics is vital for the functioning of a city and the well-being of its citizens. In an interview with the magazine “Zoom!”, Matthias Hormuth, Solution Director Logistics Concepts at PTV Group, gives an insight into the newest trends and challenges.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