With the changes in economic and technology structure of the world. Online purchase has become the order of the day. Manufactures and retailers have a wide range market and can supply their products far and wide. Each company has their delivery method and procedure. Nonetheless they have to be time and cost conscious.
Parcel delivery has become common, business merchants can use drones to curb cost and time. Drones have been popularly known to be used by the military or in battle zones. In the recent years this has changed and they are taken in different perspective.
Drone are used commercially and for economic gain. Learning more on last mile, we get to understand this is backbone of every business. With a bit of research most retails and manufactures say last mile takes most cost and time.
Some companies use trucks for their last mile delivery. It happens some customers might move thus increasing the cost of the parcel delivery. Basically all the companies want to create market all over the work but how can they benefit from the last mile delivery. This where the drones come in.
Drones are believes to surpass most obstacles and can speed up the delivery process.
E-commerce manufactures and companies are looking for sufficient way to cut down cost. Some of the big supplying companies like Amazon are among the companies advocating for drones as last mile delivery gadgets.
In proper calculation it will be easier to have multiple drones deliver parcels in a day than one company vehicle and employees. This is time consuming and also the cost of both fuel maintenance plus paying for the labour compared to the drones.
This project is not implement and approved as it might take time for companies to shift from the last mile delivery to drone. Companies have to get authority from the drone regulation authority.
Remember this a military based gadget and flying it all over will take time to be common.
Focusing on the consumer or client it will also take time for them to accept the technology. The fear of loss of parcels will be felt before fully adopting to drones.
What are the benefits of drone for last mile delivery?
- Drones will make best last mile delivery as they are cheap and fast than the normal delivery ways. Shipping might take months compared to drone which might take a day or two. No man power need and obstacles like traffic and others destructions.
- They are efficient and save time. Basically we have two types of drones and all are effective in their last mile delivery: home drone delivery, supply chain delivery.
- Drones will get to the rural and unreachable areas of the world, thus expanding markets all over the world.
Having seen the benefits it okay to learn all situation don’t lack challenges. Companies are very sensitive on the last mile delivery as it has a lot of implications. Truck break down, traffic are some of the challenges and time consuming factors. Drones will enable overcome the dares and make parcel delivery easier for all companies.