How do you plan the most optimal transport route?

Logistics services are vital for every city. Photo: iStock

Logistics services are vital for every city. Photo: iStock

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Cities and their surrounding metropolitan areas are swiftly growing all over the world. This increase calls for a higher demand of logistics services. No matter if it is the industrial, trade or hospitality sector, they all rely on deliveries that arrive on time and without damage.… Read more

Off to conquer the ‘last mile’!

28% of total transport cost is accumulated on the “last mile” (Photo: iStock)

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A city’s efficiency depends on its infrastructure. To supply trade, production, the service industry and private households for the future requires solutions which are smart, sustainable and cost-effective.… 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

Straight to the point: Holz Tusche sends notifications using PTV solutions

 

Founded as a timber merchant in 1934, Holz Tusche GmbH & Co. KG is now one of the leading wholesalers and importers of wood in Germany.

Founded as a timber merchant in 1934, Holz Tusche GmbH & Co. KG is now one of the leading wholesalers and importers of wood in Germany.Read more

Black Friday & Cyber Monday: A challenge for logistics?

Not only on Black Friday and Cyber Monday  – the increasing demand for e-commerce challenges logistics and cities (photo: iStock).

They count among the most profitable shopping event days of the world: On Black Friday (this year on 24.11.) and Cyber Monday (27.11.) numerous online businesses strive to attract customers by offering special deals and incredible discounts.Read more

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Urban Logistics – this is the motto of PTV Group’s trade fair portfolio for this year’s “transport logistic”.
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Logistical solutions for city centres are the focus of the PTV Group’s exhibition at transport logistic in Munich. From 9 to 12 May, the software specialist for logistics, transport and traffic will be at stall 401/502 in hall B2 introducing its logistical solutions for modern city centres and presenting current product highlights from the areas of route planning, real-time notification and system integration.Read more

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