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For Supply Chain Executives: Get Ready for Autonomous Vehicles

Published: 22 April 2016

ID: G00305313

Analyst(s): C. Klappich , John Johnson , Bart De Muynck , Greg Aimi


Autonomous trucks are being piloted around the globe. The concept will evolve quickly, with autonomous trucks hitting the road in less than a decade. Supply chain leaders should act now to plan for a driverless future.

Table Of Contents


  • Start Your Engines
  • Could Autonomous Vehicles Solve the Driver Shortage?
  • Enhanced Safety Could Be the Initial Sweet Spot for Autonomous Vehicles
  • The Last Mile: Over-the-Road Trucking Is Not the Only Driver of Autonomous Vehicles

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