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Walmart Partners with Gatik for Self-Driving Delivery Service Pilot Project
In a corporate blog post, Walmart announced that it is partnering with Gatik to streamline grocery delivery services and further develop their autonomous vehicle pilot projects.
Arkansas passed legislation allowing for autonomous vehicles to operate in the state this past March. Gatik, a company specialized in B2B short-haul logistics in autonomous vehicles, with Walmart has begun testing an autonomous vehicle to move customer orders on a two-mile route in Bentonville between two stores.
Walmart’s hopes to reinvent the shopping experience and learn more about the opportunities that arise by implementing autonomous technology.
FLEET MANAGEMENT AUDIT
Fleet management is the use of a set of vehicles in order to provide services to a third-party, or to perform a task for our organization, in the most efficient and productive manner with a determined level of service and cost.
Fleet management activities are shown in the following graph 1:
Graph 1: fleet management activities
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José Miguel Fernández Gómez
I´m a Fleet Management expert, and the manager of Advanced Fleet Management Consulting, that provides Fleet Management Consultancy Services.