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Leaders in Logistics: PTV on how small fleet operators can save big

by ASC Staff on Nov 7, 2017


Nektarios Triantafyllidis, regional director, PTV Group.
Nektarios Triantafyllidis, regional director, PTV Group.

Nektarios Triantafyllidis, regional director, PTV Group on how even smaller fleet operators can save up to 15% in transport costs.

Why is it important that you support the Leaders in Logistics Summit?

PTV Group has been in the GCC for almost 15 years; and we believe that the Leaders in Logistics Summit will provide us the correct support in understanding the industry innovation required to move towards Transport Logistics Optimisation.

What do you think are the main challenges facing the logistics industry in 2017?

PTV is leader in Transport Logistics solutions. Transport logistics requires smart management so that goods and products arrive at the right destination at the right time. To be able to meet individual customers' requirements, transports must be carried out in an efficient and precise manner. Transport chains are becoming increasingly dynamic. To recognize absences and variations quickly and transparently, you face the challenge of optimally shaping, managing and monitoring your transports in real-time. With PTV software products, you can plan and optimize your transport routes – anytime, anywhere. Even smaller vehicle fleets can save 7-15% of their costs with software-assisted planning.

What most excites you about the UAE supply chain and logistics industry in 2017?

We have been in the UAE for almost 15 years and we have noticed that the supply chain industry really has the infrastructure and the technology to move towards optimisation of transport logistics. Also, logistics and supply chain in the UAE was on a fast growth and is now ready for the next step of optimisation.

What are the main topics you expect to come up at the Leaders in Logistics Summit?

Transportation Logistics and Smart Solutions

Route Planning and Optimisation

Transport Cost Calculation and Route Planning

Integrable Software Components

What are the latest product/service launches from your company?

PTV xServer is a set of logistical and geographical functions for seamless integration. By integrating PTV xServer, you extend the functional scope of your systems such as ERP, CRM, SCM and TMS. 30 years of constant research, development and customer feedback have led to a considerable range of use.

Professional Trip Planning – your daily logistics assistance. Consider master data and planning restrictions for your trip planning. Freight calculation. Integrated route planning. Telematics Integration.

What other news can we expect from your company in 2017/2018?

MAAS; Mobility as a service. The PTV Mobility as a Service (MaaS) Accelerator Program is a complete portfolio of component technologies for planning MaaS operations all the way to operating and managing MaaS in any given city around the world – designed for automotive OEMs and city governments alike. The complete program is a progressive co-development process engaging a customer, or partner, all the way from modelling and evaluating MaaS operations, through to simulating, optimising actual operations, controlling, and where necessary, integrating with a city or state’s overall mobility platform, or in a city’s mobility mix operating system.


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