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South Korea Tests Food Delivery by Drones

South Korea has tested an autonomous drone food delivery service amid rising demand for non-contact services during the COVID-19 pandemic, the transport ministry said Saturday. In a test held in the administrative city of Sejong, some 130 kilometers southeast of Seoul, five drones delivered meals and other products to people …

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Walmart tests drone delivery amid escalating Amazon

Walmart Inc. is entering the drone delivery wars, its latest move to counter Amazon.com Inc.’s dominance in e-commerce as more Americans choose to shop from home. The world’s largest retailer said it has started piloting drone delivery of grocery and household items from its stores in Fayetteville, N. C. The …

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Charting the Future of Drone Delivery

Online retail giant Amazon recently proved that delivery by drone, known formally as an unmanned aircraft system (UAS), is not only possible, but represents the future of last-mile delivery. Introduced in 2016, Amazon’s PrimeAir service will eventually be capable of delivering packages from Amazon’s warehouses to customers in 30 minutes …

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Singapore launches first drone delivery service

The use of drones is part of Singapore’s drive to embrace technological innovation Singapore’s first drone delivery service has begun by taking vitamins to a ship, with its operator saying Wednesday the devices are crucial in reducing human contact during the coronavirus pandemic. The use of drones is part of …

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Drone delivery facing challenges | Retail Customer Experienc…

Feb. 28, 2020 Photo by istock.com Drones are a welcome delivery approach for today’s consumers but there are challenges both on the regulatory and the geographic fronts, according to a study in INFORMS journal Transportation Science. While a drone approach allows e-tailers to reach smaller markets and more price sensitive …

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UCD campus first stop for drone takeaway food delivery

Drone delivery company Manna plans to pilot its takeaway food delivery service on the campus of University College Dublin from the end of March. The fleet of drones will deliver food directly from the restaurant to the customer – staff and students on campus – transporting it inside the cargo …

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