Sustainability implications of connected and autonomous vehicles for the food supply chain

CSS Publication Number: 
CSS18-01
Abstract: 

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.

Research Areas: 
Keyword: 
Autonomous vehicles
Food
Supply chain
Transportation
Economics
Sustainability
Publication Type: 
Journal Article
Resources, Conservation and Recycling
Date Published: 
January 2018
Persistent URL: 
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2017.09.021
Full Citation: 
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.
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