CEVA, Kodiak launch autonomous freight deliveries including an Oklahoma first
The companies are partnering to implement Kodiak Robotics solutions for CEVA Logistics’ customer challenges aimed at helping to address the current supply-chain crisis and the ongoing driver shortage.
CEVA Logistics is teaming with Kodiak Robotics Inc. to deliver freight autonomously between Dallas Fort-Worth and Austin in Texas as well as Dallas-Fort Worth and Oklahoma City in Oklahoma. The company partnership is the first to deliver freight autonomously in the state of Oklahoma and is a critical step toward the long-term goal of integrating Kodiak’s technology into CEVA’s North American truck fleet.
“CEVA is committed to working alongside leading automation and robotics suppliers — like Kodiak, with its proven autonomy technologies — to unlock value for our customers’ supply-chain operations,” said Shawn Stewart, President & Managing Director, North America, CEVA Logistics. “At CEVA, we define innovation as the implementation of new ideas with business impact, and our partnership with Kodiak will deliver more business value to our customers, especially in light of the current supply-chain crisis and the ongoing driver shortage.”
CEVA delivered its first load with Kodiak in November and is moving goods weekly on the 200-mi (320-km) freight lane between Dallas-Fort Worth and Austin. The companies expanded the partnership in February with a new 200-mi route on the freight-rich Interstate 35 corridor between a CEVA facili
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