The future of trucking: Challenges for the transportation sector

Date: September 13, 2018 By: Roland Berger
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Trucking is the leading mode of freight transportation in the world: 70 percent of goods are shipped by road in Europe and the United States and as much as 75 percent in China. But freight forwarders, logistics providers and truck OEMs are under pressure: Trends like automated trucks, electrification, digitalization, increasing driver shortages and stricter emissions standards are disrupting the industry on an unprecedented scale. Companies must take action before it’s too late.

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