Research and analysis

Future of mobility: emerging technologies and UK freight

An evidence review looking at technologies that are likely to grow in significance and impact the movement of goods out to 2040.  


Understanding the impact of emerging technologies on the freight sector

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This evidence review summarises recent technological trends in the freight system, and how they may impact how goods move going forward. It considers:

  • Cloud computing

  • Internet of Things (IoT)

  • social media networks

  • Artificial intelligence (AI)

  • big data analytics

  • immersive technologies

  • Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT)

Published 12 February 2019