PTV to showcase Transport Logistics Optimisation solutions at Leaders in Logistics
Nektarios Triantafyllidis, regional director logistics, MENAT, India & SAARC, speaks to Logistics Middle East about PTV’s new solutions being showcased at the 2018 Leaders in Logistics Summit.
LOG: Why is it important that you support the Leaders in Logistics Summit?
NT: PTV Group has been operating in the UAE for the last 15 years and we believe that the Leaders in Logistics Summit will provide us the correct platform to help potential clients understand the industry’s innovation, which is required for it to move towards Transport Logistics Optimisation.
What do you think are the main challenges facing the logistics industry in 2018?
PTV is a leader in technology mobility logistics solutions. Transport logistics requires technologically 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 recognise absences and variations quickly and transparently, you face the challenge of optimally shaping, managing and monitoring your transports in real-time.
With PTV Logistics technology, you can plan and optimise your transport routes – anytime, anywhere. Even smaller vehicle fleets can save 7-15% of their costs with technology-assisted planning.
What most excites you about the UAE supply chain and logistics industry in 2018?
Over the last 15 years we’ve 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 is on a fast growth spurt 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, and Integrable Software Components are some of the key topics we expect to come up during the conference.
What are the latest product/service launches from your company?
Professional Trip Planning – your daily logistics assistance. Consider master data and planning restrictions for your trip planning, Freight calculation, Integrated route planning, Telematics Integration.
Geomanagement & Field Force Sales efficiency – optimal sites, regions and field force structures.
Navigation Solutions and Route guidance for commercial fleets.
Cloud-based service for the calculation of the estimated time of arrival
Developer & Partner Solutions Software components for 3rd party solutions
What other news can we expect from your company in 2018/2019?
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.