Announcements from Amazon and Deutsche Post DHL seem to indicate drone delivery is dead. What is holding back drone delivery?

Announcements from Amazon and Deutsche Post DHL suggest that airborne drones aren’t part of their future plans. Ian Kerr (Postal Hub Podcast) and Marek Różycki (Last Mile Experts) discuss:

  • Was Ian right? Are drones stupid?
  • Specialised drone delivery use cases
  • The disconnect with the practical realities of airborne drone delivery
  • Superfast delivery via drone
  • Crowded skies
  • Is regulation holding back the development of delivery drones?
  • JD using drones in China
  • Controlling large fleets of drones
  • There are more efficient ways to deliver
  • Delivering to islands
  • Why drone delivery is an unwelcome distraction from the delivery sector’s real issues
  • Reducing emissions and congestion
  • The delivery sector’s responsibilities

Analysis from Marek Różycki (Last Mile Experts) and Ian Kerr (Postal Hub Podcast).

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