Connected and autonomous vehicles are anticipated to transform food distribution systems. The food distribution industry is a likely early-adopter of this technology, with resulting changes affecting the environmental and economic profiles of the food supply chain. Considerations for a truly sustainable adoption of this technology are discussed.
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Resources, Conservation and Recycling
Heard, Brent R., Morteza Taiebat, Ming Xu, and Shelie Miller. (2017) “Sustainability implications of connected and autonomous vehicles for the food supply chain.” Resources, Conservation and Recycling. 128: 22-24.