PTV Group eyes Middle East growth as the region invests in sophisticated traffic and autonomous vehicle management systems  

Dubai, UAE; March 07; 2019: PTV Group, a market leader in software solutions for traffic and logistics, has strengthened its presence in the Middle East with senior level appointments. In addition to the existing offices in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Johannesburg; the company is planning to open offices in Saudi Arabia and India to ensure greater proximity to customers.

 PTV Group’s software is currently being used by key authorities and institutions in the region such as RTA, Department of Transport in Abu Dhabi, Federal Transport Authority UAE, Ras Al Khaimah Municipality, Saudi Ministry of Transport, Dubai Airports, STS GEMS and many others; to plan and simulate impact of a variety of proposed private and public transport options and derive implication for planners and operators.

According to Andrea Petti, managing director, PTV Group, Middle East, India and Africa, “As the regional governments invest more in sustainable mobility such as autonomous vehicles and eMobility, the need for sophisticated traffic management systems will increase. We believe this market will have greater need for our software and technology. We are experts in planning and optimising the movement of people and goods, using world-class software, data and scientific know-how. We call this ‘The Mind of Movement’. There is a major transformation happening in this region and governments are investing in futuristic solutions for managing transport and logistics, and we can contribute to this drive for safety and optimized use of resources. To strengthen our presence, we are expanding the team and office locations, we are also providing regular training programmes to our clients so that they are able to better address their challenges with our software solutions.”

The employee numbers at PTV Gorup’s regional operations have increased six-fold since the company signed their first client in the region in 2005. Recent team appointments include Yasmeena Alniss, Regional Marketing and Communication Manager, with over 14 years of experience in Marketing, Communication and Event Management.

In the traffic sector, PTV Group offers state-of-the-art technologies for traffic planning, transport network modelling and simulating across all modes of transport, including real-time traffic management as well as Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) solutions.

In the logistics sector, the company provides the latest innovative and market-leading solutions including fully automated and interactive software for scheduling transport routes, accurate trip cost calculation and real-time journey management including Estimated Time of Arrival, truck navigation and parking.

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