Report: Walmart Patent to Reduce “Empty Miles” — SupplyChainDrive.com

Walmart has applied for a patent on technology to make deliveries more efficient:

“There are a variety of reasons why a company would want to optimize delivery routes to customers: the price of fuel, speed, labor cost. Walmart envisions a system to reduce costs using historical data on inbound and outbound deliveries to optimize load and route planning, according to a patent application from the retailer published this month.”

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