The transportation industry – like many other industries – is exploring how autonomous locomotion and drones can enhance the flow of goods and services.

Confronting issues of safety and driver shortages, many companies are investing in research and development – and sometimes even building entire virtual cities – to study and test driverless cars and drone use in supply chain management. While there is more work to be done, significant advances have been made by a number of transportation and other companies.

To learn more about this exciting technology – see Inbound Logistics April 2015 Trends article here.