UPS drone makes first home prescription deliveries for CVS

07 Novembre, 2019, 18:21 | Auteur: Yves Courtet
  • UPS drone makes first home prescription deliveries for CVS

Flight Forward's maiden delivery flight on Friday in Cary, North Carolina, beat rivals in one phase of the race for the nascent market. Indeed, it's unique circumstances like these that make drone delivery all the more appealing.

UPS Flight Forward, a subsidiary of the delivery company known for its boxy brown trucks, received an airline certificate from the Federal Aviation Administration in September, which will allow it to operate a commercial fleet of drones.

Package carrier UPS and pharmacy company CVS on November 5 said they completed the first money-making deliveries of medical prescriptions to customers by drone.

Other similar system have been deployed successfully to deliver blood in Rwanda as well as in Switzerland where a Matternet drone has already taken more than 3,000 flights.

UPS Flight Forward partnered with CVS Pharmacy to carry out the pioneering deliveries. It also launched 'UPS Flight Forward, ' a dedicated division focused on autonomous drone delivery.

Why the Government of National Accord in Libya is illegitimate
The most famous paramilitary organization that is part of the National Security Service of GNA is the «RADA» group. He is one of the main opponents of the Muslim Brotherhood in the region and one of the most famous fighters against terrorism.

L'arrestation de Sami Fehri
Et il était poursuivi cette fois là, dans le cadre d'une affaire des contrats de publicité. Et ce, dans la soirée du mardi 5 novembre 2019, peu avant 22h.

Les NTIC : avantages et inconvénients
En effet, avoir mille et une tâches à accomplir à la fois, ça peut avoir des effets négatifs. En effet, les travailleurs effectuent les tâches beaucoup plus rapidement tout en conservant leur qualité de vie.

Although drones have previously been used to fly prescriptions and other medical items around hospital campuses, or between medical facilities, this marks the first time in the USA items have been delivered directly to a paying customer. CVS paid UPS for the delivery services, he said.

The shipments, roughly the size of small shoeboxes, have been lowered from drones floating at an altitude of about 20 feet. A month later, CVS announced that it had become the first retail health care company to work with UPS to explore the use of drones for deliveries.

The deliveries mark another milestone in a recently announced collaboration between UPS and CVS to develop a variety of drone delivery use cases, including business-to-consumer operating models. "We're delighted to build new services that will shatter preconceived notions of how, when and where goods can be delivered".

In March, UPS and Matternet began drone operations across the WakeMed medical campus in Raleigh, North Carolina.

While private industry, particularly e-commerce companies like Amazon, have been eager to deploy drone technology for last-mile delivery, rules and regulations have kept the pace of commercial adoption and usage to a minimum.



Choose Splento For Your Corporate Event Photography Solution in the US
You may also have an upcoming corporate event anywhere in the US that you wish to make a permanent visual record of. As well as corporate event photography, Splento can also put you in touch with a headshot photography specialist.

Fin du boycott pour les Ultras — PSG
Au coeur du problème, la société de sécurité Olips , qui officie dans le virage Auteuil les soirs de match, et dont le CUP veut la tête.

Celtic fans stabbed in Rome
The Glasgow club and Lazio were charged by Uefa over "illicit chants" heard during their Europa League match on October 24. Three games into the group stage, Lazio sit third with three points, while the Bhoys sit on the summit with seven points.

McConnell says Trump would be acquitted if impeachment trial were held today
Joe Biden is a leading contender for the Democratic nomination to run against Trump, a Republican, in the November 2020 election. Republicans in the Magnolia State will hold all eight statewide offices for the first time since Reconstruction.

Les six titres de Lewis Hamilton en images — VIDÉO
Il réussit l'exploit alors qu'il reste deux épreuves à disputer au calendrier, au Brésil et aux Émirats arabes unis. A y regarder de plus près, seul un autre Allemand, Nico Rosberg, a brisé l'hégémonie du Britannique entre 2016.

Thomas Partey scores own goal in Atletico Madrid defeat to Leverkusen
Charles Aranguiz lofted the ball over from the right and the Ghanaian headed into his own net as he tried to clear. Leverkusen extended their lead 10 minutes after the break.

Lufthansa annule 1300 vols — Grève en Allemagne
Lufthansa a "fermement condamné" l'appel à la grève et a annoncé sur Twitter "envisager une possible action en justice". Depuis minuit, le personnel de cabine de la compagnie aérienne allemande Lufthansa a entamé une grève de 48 heures.

Le gouvernement d’Abdel Mahdi en sursis — Irak
A 200 km plus au sud, à Diwaniya, la mobilisation n'avait jamais connu une telle ampleur, a rapporté un correspondant de l'AFP. Mais leurs besoins sont diamétralement opposés et ils savent qu'il sera difficile de s'accorder sur un remplaçant " à M.

Bitcoin 2017 Surge Caused By Single Entity
FYI, Bitfinex and Tether are run by the same people, and both are being investigated for alleged fraud. They claim that the transactions rely on the most popular stablecoin, Tether (USDT ).

Camilla pulls out of event due to illness
The Duchess of Cornwall has had to pull out of a remembrance service at Westminster Abbey today because of a chest infection. The duchess also missed an event on Wednesday due to the illness.