It’s nearly Christmas, which means if you work in an office you’ll no doubt have noticed the steady increase in packages showing up at reception.
Indeed, Adobe Analytics data revealed last month that more than half of UK Christmas shopping budgets will be spent online this year.
A quarter of UK shoppers do their shopping over what’s become known as the ‘Cyber weekend’ that includes the weekend bookended by the American ‘Black Friday’ shopping holiday and its online counterpart, ‘Cyber Monday’.
And why are we talking about all of this on a podcast about driverless cars and the future of mobility?
Well, all those gifts need to make their way to people’s doorsteps (and under their trees) somehow…
Welcome back to Journey Makers, the podcast exploring not just what the future looks like, but how we’re going to get there.
Each month, we take on one of the big questions facing the future of mobility.
In this episode, we’re talking about freight – and the question we’re asking is: how will driverless vehicles affect the future of freight?