"The introduction of 5G promises to seriously shake up the relationship we have gotten used to with technology in our homes, workspaces, and even on the road. The wireless technology, thought to be 100 times faster than 4G LTE (according to CTIA), carries the potential to provide us with practical pathways to technology that until recently was dismissed as the stuff of science fiction.
A future that sees self-piloted vehicles making cross-country journeys safely and efficiently. Human freight managers working alongside deep-learning machines that analyze data from their fleet of 100 trucks to make real-time alterations that give their business a competitive edge. 5G has the potential to change the entire transportation ecosystem, and help individual fleets thrive through both their multiple daily challenges and overall business ambitions.
A recent study suggests that by 2035, 5G will be helping to support the production of $13.2 trillion of goods and services across a broad range of industries. But how is this likely to affect businesses specializing in trucking and logistics? We’ll take a look at some of the expected applications, and potential issues. "