In the world of logistics, efficiency is key, and autonomous driving promises just that. This innovative technology, which once seemed like science fiction, is now becoming a reality and is changing the way goods are moved around the world.

Is this the dawn of the autonomous driving age? Autonomous driving holds the potential to revolutionize efficiency, safety, and sustainability within the transportation sector. From cutting-edge driver assistance systems to self-driving delivery vehicles, we stand on the cusp of a revolution poised to streamline supply chains and reimagine transportation routes.

Given the pace of technological advancements and evolving regulatory landscapes, Long-Haul Autonomous Driving could become reality sooner than we originally thought.

Cyrille Bonjean
Cyrille Bonjean
EVP Land Transport Europe at DB SCHENKER

There are many possible applications in logistics:

Long-distance transport: Autonomous lorries can be used to transport goods over long distances, reducing delivery times and increasing efficiency.

Warehouse logistics: Autonomous forklift trucks and transport robots can be used in warehouses to transport and sort goods, resulting in more efficient warehousing.

Last mile: Autonomous delivery vehicles can be used for the last mile of the supply chain to bring goods directly to customers, shortening delivery times and reducing costs.

Our comprehensive Trend Scan provides insights into the current state, advancements, and potential future of autonomous driving. Explore how this technology could revolutionize the transportation of goods.

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Published: May 2024