TuSimple is a self-driving company, in the starting of this year, this company came into Pubic. Now this company has become a partner with another company Ryder. As both companies plan to make a freight network, this means carrying goods or things from one place to a different place through the Truck. From this network, both companies will be able to support their self-governing operation of Truck. This will also provide them to work better in the field of transportation and do not have any pressure to work under anyone as they are a self-controlled company and also they will explore their network of truck operations. This week, the deal has been announced and under this deal, the facilities of fast maintenance by Ryder will help likes terminals for the cargo network of TuSimple. TuSimple is also known as the Autonomous freight network, in simple AFN. This network has a collection of shipping routes and has terminals designed for autonomous operations of trucks. By 2024, their network will extend beyond the United States. UPS which is one of the largest and most trusted Global companies of shipping and logistics took a minority portion of the stake. It invested before the Company went to public carrier United States. Many other companies like Xpress, Pense Truck leasing and grocery of Hathaway Berkshire, and also the chain of foodservice supply companies were the beginning partner in the starting of the truck network.
Autonomous Freight Network or TuSimple’s has four pieces which consist of their self-driving trucks, the mapped route which is digital, Cargo terminals, and also has a system that will help the customers for monitoring self-governed operations and also track their shipment at the right time. From that system, customers will monitor their operation and also see or track their shipment in which time, it is coming, it is at the right time or not. Ryder gives the facilities and helps primary like strategic terminals if needed or in urgent cases, TuSimple truck may receive or get notified by the maintenance and sensors is present there which is used in the system of self-driving Calibrated. This calibrates could also be used as the transfer hub in some cases, this transfer hub is used as a small operator, this small operator will work as a pickup cargo. According to Lu, he said in the media report, ” These trucks will need to be serviceable and also they need maintenance when they have to go for higher uptime and every carrier have to care about this, otherwise, it is self-controlled or not”. It is quite clear from the statement that trucks need service and maintenance for higher uptime otherwise it is no guarantee that will be self-controlled or maybe it will not. So, carriers have to take care of this. TuSimple had told, they have an expectation that they will expand their operation to the coast of Eat and carrying their cargo which is between Phoenix and Orlando after this year. On order, they have about 25 brand new trucks.