Posted on March 11, 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 and a new office in Qatar. 

PTV Group has appointed industry veteran Claudio Bonomi as Head of its Qatar operations. He joins from WSP and has over 15 years of international  experience in transport planning and engineering. PTV Group’s software is currently being used by key authorities and institutions like Doha MoTC, and Qatar Rail 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 Qatar invests more in transport infrastructure and sustainable mobility, 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. We are also providing regular training programmes to our clients so that they are able to better address their challenges with our software solutions.”

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.