Tip of the Iceberg Podcast

Next frontier in produce logistics: Autonomous trucks and planes

from Tip of the Iceberg Podcast | Published 6/24/2021

Episode 51 of Tip of the Iceberg Podcast features a conversation with Kristina Lorusso, business development director for Giumarra, about the company's recent tests of autonomous trucks and aircraft to move fresh produce. Lorusso discusses the opportunities presented by autonomous transportation, how Giumarra found partners in these areas, the process of testing this technology, how the company is evaluating the technology, and what the takeaways have been from the tests Giumarra has done so far. In case you’re new here, the podcast name is Tip of the Iceberg because this is just a taste of our coverage of the wonderful world of fresh produce. You can check us out on ThePacker.com and ProduceMarketGuide.com and all over social media. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Tip of the Iceberg features conversations between members of the fresh produce industry and the editors of trade publications The Packer and PMG. Topics will include current events and provide insight into the opportunities and challenges for different segments of the industry today, including growers, marketers, wholesalers, foodservice operators, retailers and more.