The Age of Automated Logistics Arises
Autonomous technology in commercial vehicles is coming. Will you be prepared when the first self-driving trucks arrive?
About the Author:
Mike Roeth is executive director of the North American Council for Freight Efficiency and truck operations leader at Rocky Mountain Institute. Mike has worked in the commercial vehicle industry for more than 35 years. His specialty is brokering green truck collaborative technologies into the real world at scale. Mike was awarded the prestigious 2020 L. Ray Buckendale Lecturer and manuscript author. He has a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Ohio State University and a Master’s in Organizational Leadership from the Indiana Institute of Technology. Roeth served on the second National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine Committee on Reducing Fuel Consumption and Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Mediumand Heavy-Duty Vehicles, is a Department of Energy Merit Reviewer and served as Chairman of the Board for the Truck
Manufacturers Association. He understands the customers, operations and intricacies of the commercial vehicle industry having held various positions in product development, engineering, reliability and quality, sales, materials and plant management with Navistar and Behr/Cummins.