FedEx Corp. and Nuro announce a multi-year agreement to advance last-mile logistics through autonomous vehicles, following an exploratory pilot program in Houston back in April. The partnership allows Nuro to test its autonomous technology in FedEx operations.
- This pilot marks Nuro’s expansion into parcel logistics and allows FedEx the opportunity to explore various use cases for on-road autonomous vehicle logistics, including multi-stop and appointment-based deliveries. The Nuro pilot is the latest addition to the FedEx portfolio of autonomous same-day and specialty delivery devices.
- The exponential growth of e-commerce has accelerated the demand for reliable, autonomous solutions throughout all stages of the supply chain. FedEx believes that continued innovation and automation will improve safety, efficiency, and productivity for the company’s more than 570,000 team members as they continue to move the world forward.