Your Next Amazon Delivery Will Be By?—USPS Van, UPS Truck, Cargo Bike, Robot or a Drone. Delivery Logistics Now Manned But Soon Unmanned?

DELIVERY STRATEGIES

SITUATION:

The Wheels of Vans vs Bikes vs Drones vs Robots.  Which means to be used?

Accelerated by COVID 19. Home delivery is not essential to public & companies.

Drones may replace or augment delivery services in the future.

COMPANIES IN HOME DELIVERY MARKET:
Here are some of the Home delivery services that have emerged:
Instacart
Freshly
Amazon
Fetch [Apartment Dwellers]
Bringg
Uber

SIGNICANCE:
 How Fetch works [ an example] -Receives & stores packages from any carrier at its facility.
Notifies given resident. Resident then uses the Fetch app to schedule a delivery.
Fetch delivery person will bring the package directly to the resident’s door.
Fetch partners with property management to offer the service as an amenity to apartments.

SOLUTIONS:
Here is how others work:
The drone industry is undergoing a rapid metamorphosis on multiple fronts.
Drone-in-a-box solutions for inspections from companies like Percepto & Skydio

STATS:
Fetch as 650 apartment complexes as communities.
Apartment & condo living is only preferred by 8 percent of the population.
Yet two in 10 Americans (17 percent) live in an apartment or condo.
Global Online Food Delivery Services Market -$192.16 B in 2025,  $126.91 B in 2021

SEZ:
““With the acceleration in e-commerce volumes, it is more apparent than ever that limited capacity parcel storage systems are no longer viable, and Fetch is the only long-term parcel storage solution that meets the needs of both multifamily operators and residents.” —- Andrew Townsend, Ocelet

SOURCES:
Fetch Raises $60M Amid Surging Demand for Its Last-Mile Delivery Service – https://www.builtinaustin.com/2021/07/21/fetch-raises-60m-austin-hiring?i=308290&utm_source=transactional&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Built-In-Email

FlytBase announces FlytZip – a drone delivery software platform

https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/global-online-food-delivery-services-market-report-2021-market-is-expected-to-reach-192-16-billion-in-2025–from-126-91-billion-in-2021—long-term-forecast-to-2030–301285677.html

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