Posted May 15, 2019
Amsterdam, 15 May 2019 - Arcadis (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the leading global Design & Consultancy organization for natural and built assets, and PTV Group, the leading specialist company for software solutions in traffic and transportation, mobility and logistics, have announced a partnership aimed at strengthening our urban strategy and scope of expertise around mobility solutions. The partnership with PTV Group correlates to the investments Arcadis is making in its digital capability and broader strategic vision to leverage data and our asset knowledge in key domains of our business to better meet the future needs of clients around mobility. Additionally, it supports our goal of helping to "create a sustainable future" along with a mission of improving quality of life.
Arcadis has experience using PTV market-leading software and employs modelling specialists throughout its global business. Arcadis and PTV are collaborating to untap the potential to reshape the way that mobility data is used to plan and manage future mobility needs of people living in cities. There is a huge opportunity to rethink the way that our cities are planned and managed, drawing on contemporary knowledge of internet of things, connected vehicles, environmental monitoring, traffic control systems, incident management, and building information modelling (BIM) to develop and strengthen synergies.
Arcadis' attractive blend of management consultancy combined with practical design and engineering know-how, complements PTV's technology offering and strengthens our ability to drive value to our clients. The Arcadis-PTV partnership will help both organizations to evolve thinking and develop a practical roadmap to deliver future urban mobility strategy.
There is strong demand worldwide for state-of-the art technology in the field of mobility. The PTV modelling software is used in over 120 countries. Vehicle manufacturers, service providers, logistics service providers, technology suppliers and urban planners are all interested in new mobility services that re-think mobility as a service (MaaS). PTV has developed an integrated platform for the delivery of MaaS covering a portfolio of technologies, from planning to operation and control. Arcadis is developing MaaS for the central business district of Amsterdam. We look ahead to an exciting future full of enormous potential through our collaboration with PTV to progress market-leading MaaS platforms for our clients.
Stephan Ritter, Arcadis Group Executive Innovation and Transformation, said the following: "Arcadis is excited to partner with PTV to discover additional ways that mobility data can be leveraged in planning and managing future urban mobility requirements. Our unique blend of management consultancy and engineering capability complements PTV's cutting edge transport modeling technology. Together we aim to provide enhanced mobility solutions to our clients, as well as strengthen our urban strategy and disrupt the field of global transportation modelling."
Vincent Kobesen, CEO of the PTV Group added: "We are committed to promoting mobility in our cities through strategic partnerships at international level - from urban development to specific transport concepts. The partnership with Arcadis is an important milestone as it combines world-class software and consulting services."
Arcadis is the leading global Design & Consultancy organization for natural and built assets. Applying our deep market sector insights and collective design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services we work in partnership with our clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes throughout the lifecycle of their natural and built assets. We are 27,000 people, active in over 70 countries that generate €3.3 billion in revenues. We support UN-Habitat with knowledge and expertise to improve the quality of life in rapidly growing cities around the world. www.arcadis.com
ABOUT PTV. THE MIND OF MOVEMENT.
PTV Group plans and optimises everything that moves people and goods worldwide. The company takes a holistic approach that integrates all aspects of traffic and transportation 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. More than 800 colleagues worldwide are committed to driving the high performance of its mobility products. www.ptvgroup.com