Have you seen a truck driving itself recently? Walmart has teamed up with an autonomous vehicle company that is operating daily on a delivery route in Bentonville.
- Solo: Walmart and the automated vehicle company Gatik started the program in Dec. 2020, and since August of this year, two trucks have been on a daily 7-mile loop for 12hrs with no safety driver.
- Quote: “[Walmart's] thrilled to be working with Gatik to achieve this industry-first, driverless milestone." This innovation is big for grocery store logistics by potentially reducing cost as much as 30%.
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