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Amazon to begin testing drone deliveries in the UK

Amazon has announced that it will be partnering with the UK government to explore the steps needed to make the delivery of parcels by unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) a reality. A cross-government team, supported by the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), has permitted Amazon to explore the use of drones in three key areas. more...



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DHL trials automated parcel picking trolley

DHL Supply Chain has completed a pilot project using automated robots to assist employees with order-picking tasks at a warehouse in Unna, Germany. Created by French startup, Effidence, the EffiBOT is a fully automated trolley that follows pickers through the warehouse undertaking any physically demanding tasks.


UPS to fund UAV delivery of medical supplies in Rwanda

UPS has partnered with robotics firm Zipline and non-profit organization Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, to begin trialing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for the delivery of life-saving medicines, such as blood and vaccines, in countries with a poor logistics chain.



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