By: Economic & Finance Report
USPS has entered the autonomous freight hauling industry. For some who may not know what I am referring to? What I am stating is that the United States Parcel Service will be testing driver less freight trucks, for hauling their parcels. They will be entering a market that technology giants such as Google, Tesla, Uber, Lyft and other transportation manufacturers have also ventured into, such as Ford, General Motors, Chrysler, to name a few.
USPS has indicated these “self driving freight” vehicles are essential in delivering packages in a timely fashion, saving time in delivering parcels and also being cost effective at the same time.
The United States Parcel Service will be utilizing the service of TruSimple (a San Francisco based tech startup) in customization and evaluating the presence the free wheeling driver-less freight vehicles, particuraly to enhance production and safety developments. Here is to fearless driving. -SB