Pronto, Whittle release autonomous haulage report

While haul trucks have generally gotten bigger over time, reflecting better economics in many applications, the opposite is true when trucks are automated – this according to a new report from Pronto and Whittle Consulting. The companies, strategic planners and autonomy firms, respectively, recently released their joint study “Autonomous Swarm Haulage: The Economics of Autonomous Haulage with Small Trucks.” That…

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Vermeer opens new global parts distribution center

Vermeer has opened a 312,000-square-foot Global Parts Distribution Center in Pella, Iowa, to support the important work customers and dealers are performing around the world. Vermeer team members will package and ship parts worldwide from the facility, located on the grounds of the corporate headquarters. The Global Parts Distribution Center builds on a legacy of customer support, located at the…

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