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Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Wal-Mart to do Sam's Self Driving

 More autonomous elements of the supply chain. 

Self-Driving Truck Will Deliver Goods to 34 Sam's Club Locations

The Dallas Morning News

Alexandra Skores, June 7, 2022

Starting in July, Gatik, a California-based autonomous trucking company, will make deliveries to 34 Sam's Club locations in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX, using autonomous 26-foot box trucks. Gatik's Richard Steiner said each truck will make an average of three runs per day, driving about 100 miles round-trip. The trucks initially will include a safety driver, but eventually will operate without such a driver. Gatik started testing the technology with Sam's Club parent company Walmart in December 2020, operating on a seven-mile loop in Bentonville, AR. Said Steiner, "It's something which is new for the space, and we're excited to be doing it first here in Texas."  .... ' 

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