In a unique pilot project, Rossmann carried out a test flight from the Savoya Park shopping centre to the suburban area of the 3rd district. With the help of its logistics partner DODO, Rossmann is testing drone home delivery in Budapest, the chain said in a statement.
Amazon, the world’s best-known e-commerce company, begins testing drone delivery in a small town in California.
The German manufacturer Wingcopter has signed a contract with Continental Drones Ltd, a subsidiary of Ghanaian and Dubai-based Atlantic Trust Holding, to set up a sub-Saharan parcel delivery network covering 49 African countries.
Bloomberg has published a detailed report on the obstacles to the launch of Amazon’s drone delivery program, from high turnover rates to potential security risks.
Pea Ridge, Arkansas, will be home to the first commercial drone home delivery service in the United States, launched by Zipline. Although customers will be able to choose from thousands of products, they will be limited mainly to health and wellness products such as over-the-counter allergy medicines, bandages and ibuprofen tablets. The service will only be available within a 50-mile radius.
The A2Z Drone Delivery is the name of the RDS1 (Rapid Delivery System) delivery mechanism based on free-fall using a rope. The company recently made its first commercial flight in partnership with DroneUp.