Gatik, a Palo Alto-based startup developing autonomous vehicles for business to business short-haul logistics, has launched a new platform to serve the supply chain’s so-called middle mile – the autonomous box truck.
Gatik’s self-driving fleet of multi-temperature box trucks range in size between 11 and 20 feet long. This makes Gatik the first company to develop autonomous box trucks capable of delivering ambient, cold and frozen goods.
Autonomous delivery vehicles reduce human-to-human transmission channels of Covid-19 and other communicable diseases, and help minimize disruption to the supply chain brought on by the pandemic.
Read the article at Robotics and Automation News.