10-07-2017

Truck Parking Europe with the first pan-European reservation platform

Freight forwarders can book secure parking for their drivers throughout Europe

Karlsruhe/Utrecht, 10.06.2017. Truck Parking Europe is Europe's largest free platform for truck parking facilities. With over 550,000 downloads, over 26,000 parking areas and more than 600,000 parking spaces throughout Europe, the app is the number one choice to find the best truck parking space along a route. Now the platform is expanded by a reservation platform, which enables carriers and truckers to book safe parking facilities for their trucks in advance.

The first pan-European reservation platform helps transport companies and truck drivers find and reserve secure parking spaces in time, both on the web and via app. This allows logistics companies to make life easier and more convenient for their drivers and to prevent risks. If a haulier has booked a parking space for a driver, he can inform him about this by sending a confirmation.

Protected truck parking facilities can be booked through their own reservation platforms. Truck Parking Europe’s reservation platform can therefore be connected to any parking reservation system in Europe. In this case, Truck Parking Europe simply sends the reservation request to the car park operator. "By integrating a unique reservation feature in the app, professional drivers know exactly where a secure parking space is waiting for them on their route. We are the first with a European wide reservation platform, which is yet another step in our continuous development to support our driver community towards increased road safety", says PTV Truckparking director Niels de Zwaan.

To reach even more carriers and truck drivers, the platform is also integrated into the PTV Map & Guide transport route planning software. This means that all users of PTV’s planning software can also reserve secure parking spaces for their drivers and routes throughout Europe.

 

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PTV. The Mind of Movement

PTV Group takes a holistic approach that integrates all aspects of traffic, transport and logistics to create and promote sustainable mobility. Recognised as global market leader, PTV develops intelligent software solutions for transport logistics, traffic planning and traffic management. Thus cities, companies and people save time and money, enhance road safety and minimise the impact on the environment. Based on its unique expertise in every facet of mobility, PTV ensures that people and goods arrive at their destinations safe and sound, and on time.

More than 2,500 cities deploy PTV products. Trips and routes for over one million vehicles are planned with our software. The European transport model, which encompasses all passenger transport and freight movements in Europe, is developed using PTV software. We currently have more than 700 colleagues worldwide committed to driving the high performance of our products. PTV’s headquarters, located in the heart of the Karlsruhe technology region, house the company’s centre of development and innovation. From here, PTV plans and optimises everything that moves people and goods worldwide – it's the central idea which has accompanied the Group since its foundation in 1979.

The German company PTV Planung Transport Verkehr AG is a member of PTV Group. www.ptvgroup.com

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