Amazon’s Real Future Isn’t Drones. It’s Self-Driving Trucks
But citing sources familiar with Amazon’s business, The Journal
says the company may be developing a mobile app for finding available trucks and matching them with available shipments. With this Uber-like app, the company can bring some added efficiency to the shipping market and help deal with that growing driver deficit.
But this is also why Amazon will undoubtedly push towards self-driving vehicles for its long-haul shipments in the years to come.
Uber itself is already moving in this direction, after acquiring the San Francisco self-driving-truck startup Otto.More>>