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


Gatick soon will begin making deliveries to Sam's Club locations in the Dallas-Fort Worth area using autonomous 26-foot box trucks like this one.

Credit: Gatick

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."

From The Dallas Morning News
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