In today’s COVID-hit market, fleet operators are being asked to balance innovation with stability. But this is a tightrope that must be navigated successfully.
The pandemic has only highlighted the importance of improved connectivity. With it, players can increase visibility throughout their fleet, reduce human-to-human contact and improve vehicle uptime.
Sustainability and autonomy too are high on fleet agendas. The former a critical component given the huge contribution freight makes to global CO2 emissions. The latter due to the safety and efficiency autonomy can offer right through from today’s ADAS platforms to Level 4 and 5 autonomy. Those that double down now stand to win big down the line.
In this report:
- Executive summary
- What do fleets want from the future of trucking?
- Big CV fleets keen for new powertrain solutions, but opinions vary on autonomy
- Fleets and AV developers must work together to maximise autonomy’s potential
- Do fleets want to go electric?
- Fleets must balance innovation with stability in COVID-hit market
- How are start-ups shaping truck fleets?
- The fleet of the future must be fit for unpredictable markets
‘Special report: What do fleets want from the future of trucking?’ presents insight from:
- ACT Research
- European Clean Trucking Alliance (ECTA)
- FTI Consulting
- International Council on Clean Transporation (ICCT)
- Roland Berger
- Tata Motors
- Trimble Transportation
- Volta Trucks
- Wilson Logistics
- World Road Transport Organisation (IRU)