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Article Top View: Supply Chain Guide to Emerging and Innovative Transportation Solutions

Published: 26 April 2017

ID: G00329466

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

Summary

Innovative technologies have the potential to greatly alter the transportation sector. Supply chain leaders should use this summary of Gartner research to learn more about innovations like autonomous trucks, drones and other potentially game-changing transportation and last-mile delivery solutions.

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Analysis

Research Highlights

  • Autonomous Trucking Pilots Are Well Underway. Are You Prepared for the Eventual Entry of Autonomous Vehicles Into Your Supply Chain?
    • Other Autonomous Vehicle Options Could Impact Supply Chain
  • Innovations in Last-Mile Delivery Options Promise to Make the Most Expensive Leg of the Delivery Chain More Efficient
  • Use of Technology Innovations, Such as Wearables and Video, Accelerates in Trucking Sector, While Blockchain Pilots Start to Emerge

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