Walmart has launched a new pilot for delivery with autonomous vehicles through the company Gatik, in the United States. With this service, the company aims to save time and money to its customers, thus improving the user experience.
“With the help of Gatik, we make sure we are at the forefront of grocery collection by testing an autonomous vehicle to transport customer orders on a two-mile route in Bentonville (Arkansas) between two of our stores,” he said. announced the senior vice president of Digital Operations of Walmart, Tom Ward, adding that “our goal is to learn more about autonomous vehicle logistics added to our online ecosystem.”
This is not the first time that Walmart has partnered with an autonomous vehicle company since last January it signed an agreement with the Udelv company to make home deliveries through this delivery model. In turn, on November 2019, the company joined Ford to boost this technology.