Forgot the tomato ketchup for your French fries? Order online and have it delivered by drone rather than collecting it in the car – this is more eco-friendly. Photo:  Amazon

Forgot the tomato ketchup for your French fries? Order online and have it delivered by drone rather than collecting it in the car – this is more eco-friendly. Photo: Amazon

Parcel by Drone: 13 minutes from the order to delivery

Messengers from the air

If UPS shifted parcel delivery to drones for just one mile each day, US$ 50 million could be saved every year. Photo: UPS

If UPS shifted parcel delivery to drones for just one mile each day, US$ 50 million could be saved every year. Photo: UPS

Financial Benefits

Most of the more than one million drones registered in the USA are still used for private purposes. The strict rules are explained in striking images. Photo: www.faa.gov/uas

Most of the more than one million drones registered in the USA are still used for private purposes. The strict rules are explained in striking images. Photo: www.faa.gov/uas

Environmental benefit

Small parcels containing books, drugs or food are particularly suited for drone delivery – as shown here by US retailer 7-Eleven. Photo: 7-Eleven/Flirtey Technology

Small parcels containing books, drugs or food are particularly suited for drone delivery – as shown here by US retailer 7-Eleven. Photo: 7-Eleven/Flirtey Technology

Regulatory framework

Convince consumers

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