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.