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The Revolutionary Delivery Drones for Supply Chain Management in Disaster Areas

The Drone or the UAVs (Unmanned aerial Vehicles) industry is growing rapidly and they are set to change the Supply Chain Industry. This is an emerging delivery solution that has been gaining popularities for the past decade and is anticipated to have a drastic impact on several industries while changing some of the supply chain practices.

The application of drone technologies in existing business processes is allowing companies from several industries to create new business and operating models. Drone Delivery usage has been in operation in most developed countries worldwide. Each Drones has different features and capabilities which has been deployed to rescue missions, military forces, government agencies, fire departments, scientists, farmers, emergency services and many more.

Application of Drones for Supply Chain Delivery

In October 2016, Uber’s self-driving truck made its first autonomous delivery for 50,000 cans of Budweiser beer. Amazon is trying to deliver its packages through drones. Google and Walmart are also researching on these autonomous vehicles.

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Juliana Matsohor, GDSCM
Juliana Matsohor has several years of managerial experience and has developed a keen interest in supply chain management, particularly in the areas of delivery solutions. Juliana is a qualified member of the Singapore Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management (SIPMM). She is currently completing a course at SIPMM Institute on Graduate Diploma in Supply Chain Management (GDSCM).

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