All posts tagged drones

7-Eleven Delivers via Drone

7-Eleven Delivers Slurpee by Drone

By Alex Batty, MHI Marketing Communications Coordinator |@mhi_alex 7-Eleven and Flirtey just took it to a whole new level. On July 10th, 7-Eleven delivered Slurpees, a chicken sandwich, donuts, hot coffee and candy to the home of a family in […]

Amazon Potentially Docking Drones on Lamp Posts

By Alex Batty, MHI Marketing Communications Coordinator | @mhi_alex Prime Air – The Future In 2013, Amazon announced its plans for Prime Air, a drone delivery system to deliver packages to customer doorsteps in 30 minutes.  Right now, Amazon has […]


The FAA Releases Groundbreaking Rules for Commercial Drones

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently released rules regulating the use of commercial drones to ensure the flying robot can safely share the skies with commercial aircraft. FAA Guidelines for Commercial Drones: –Operators must be at least 16 years old –Operators must pass an […]

For Supply Chains, the Future is Now

Many were skeptical when online retail giant Amazon announced it was looking into the possibility of delivering goods to private households by drone, but in July 2014, the company’s Prime Air initiative petitioned the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for […]

Amazon revises airspace model for safe use of delivery drones

Amazon has proposed a new model on how to safely integrate delivery drones into the air. The model recommends that airspace from 200-400 feet off the ground be exclusively reserved for delivery drones. The next 100 feet above that would be […]

Disruptive Technology

Predictions about the future of logistics often include scenarios of driverless trucks loaded with goods cruising effortlessly down the highway and flying drones departing from warehouses to make last-mile deliveries of consumer goods. Will such visions become a reality? Despite […]

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