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From a Bloomberg.com article.

Could this be the way of the future for domestic scrap metal shipments that are made by truck?

It’s anyone’s guess as to whether or not the cost savings will be lower.

While it’s one thing to autonomously transport cases of beer in a semi-truck, it’s another to operate a self-driving roll-off truck.

It does make you wonder if automated roll-off trucks will be on the road in the not-to-distant-future.  Once their initial costs have been overcome, that could be a huge savings for recycling businesses that operate their own truck fleets.

In the meantime, recycling businesses should be making every effort to to run their truck fleets as efficiently as possible.

You can read the full article here:

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-10-25/uber-self-driving-truck-packed-with-budweiser-makes-first-delivery-in-colorado

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