Cities Turn to Drones, Delivery Bikes to Make Last M...

Traditional delivery trucks are the backbone of the modern delivery business for good reason. They’re built to haul large amounts of cargo over long distances, and they do their job well. However, as urban centers become ever more congested, and online shopping becomes more popular, the drawbacks to these vehicles are becoming ever more obvious. [...]

Traditional delivery trucks are the backbone of the modern delivery business for good reason. They’re built to haul large amounts of cargo over long distances, and they do their job well. However, as urban centers become ever more congested, and online shopping becomes more popular, the drawbacks to these vehicles are becoming ever more obvious. Sending a large truck through densely packed streets with limited parking creates more greenhouse gases and slows delivery times. Add more orders every year, and...
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UPS and CyPhy Team Up For Last-Mile Drone Delivery

With the passing of new legislation allowing for commercial drone usage, American companies are excited to test out their robotic toys, eager to see how they’ll innovate the way we do business. While major logistics companies and retailers such as Amazon, Wal-Mart, and UPS are still unable to employ the technology en masse, UPS and [...]

With the passing of new legislation allowing for commercial drone usage, American companies are excited to test out their robotic toys, eager to see how they’ll innovate the way we do business. While major logistics companies and retailers such as Amazon, Wal-Mart, and UPS are still unable to employ the technology en masse, UPS and drone manufacturer CyPhy Works are still testing concepts for that inevitable green light. Specifically, the two companies are looking for a way to deliver packages...
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