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PTV Map & Guide partners with Transcamion for freight ferry bookings

PTV Map & Guide partners with Transcamion for freight ferry bookings

12 June 2013

At this year's transport logistics fair in Munich, PTV Group and Transcamion Schiffahrtsagentur GmbH signed an agreement. From now on, freight ferry information will be integrated in PTV`s logistic software. It will offer operator information for departure, journey and standby times - an important step on the journey to an overall routing software solution. 
 
We offer over 500 freight ferry routes and therefore a current overview over the market - one of the many benefits available to Transcamion customers. Soon all PTV logistics software users will benefit from these improvements too. 
 
"Our services have been on offer since 1977 and we are proud to be integrating them into the European market leading route planner, opening it to haulier and transport logistic companies" said Allan Flensborg, CEO of Transcamion. The ferry routes will be available for the first time in Version 3 of the Cloud-route planner PTV Map & Guide which will be released in September 2013. Therefore, the operator will benefit from more detailed information on ferry routes enabling them to send a booking directly through PTV software. Ferry timetables will be updated on an on-going, regular basis. 
 
PTV GROUP 
The PTV Group provides software and consulting for traffic, transport logistics and geo-marketing. Be it transport routes or sales structures, private or public transport - we plan and optimise everything which moves people and goods worldwide. Our range of products and services include Concepts & Solutions, Software & Services, Components and Data & Content. Customers in over 100 countries rely on our solutions. Our software tools enable private and public sector organisations to perform their everyday tasks in a highly efficient manner. Our market-leading product lines PTV Map & Guide for transport route planning and the Vision Traffic Suite for traffic & transport planning and traffic simulation means we are right at the forefront of our field. 
 
Scientific expertise is one of our particular strengths. We run projects in a goal-based and practice-oriented manner. Currently, we have over 600 employees worldwide crafting powerful and innovative solutions. Our head office, which is located in the technology region of Karlsruhe, Germany, has been the centre of development and innovation since the formation of our company in 1979. 
 
TRANSCAMION 
Transcamion Shipping Agency Ltd was established in 1977 and during its 36 year history has grown to become one of the largest and most successful ferry freight agencies in Europe. The company now has more than 800 routes covering more than 150 shipping companies. These stretch from the UK to the Black Sea, the Mediterranean Sea to the Baltic Sea, and from the Atlantic to Iceland.  
 
Today Transcamion is the newest subsidiary of the 2morrow Group, a EUR 100m turnover organisation dedicated to ferry bookings and technology. This change has enabled dramatic advancements in IT solutions for customers. However, please note this new technology has been developed to complement, not replace, Transcamion's excellent customer service.