LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – United Parcel Service, Inc. a new scramble for drone-a unit is about to start in the home prescription delivery, CVS Health Corp. (a).
FILE PHOTO: A UPS drone does a fly to the Front of medical supply at WakeMed Health and Hospitals’ main campus in Raleigh, north carolina, North Carolina, united states. in an undated photo. UP/handout via REUTERS/File Photo
The service, which will debut in two cities in the united states in the next few weeks, let’s see what the parcel delivery company, plans to expand its upstart drone, a company outside of the hospital campus.
“The flight Forward will be to work with customers in different industries, in order to add-on solutions for a wide variety of last-mile, and an emergency supply of challenges, UPS’s Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer Scott Price said.
The Atlanta-based company this month won the U.S. government’s first approval of a drone from the air of the leapfrog rivals such as Amazon.com Inc. and Alphabet, Inc. Wing, and to pave the way for the expansion of the plane to the Front.
UPS, who is the owner of 251, the jet plane and charter flights to almost 300 more, and the building of his Flight to the Fore, in business, in a time when the U.S. drone delivery is very much in its infancy. Guidelines for the use of these unmanned aerial vehicles in U.S. airspace, are not expected until 2021.
On Monday, the Flight is to move Forward and partner with Matternet, also announced a deal to provide biological samples and other cargo from the University of Utah Health hospital campus. This will be similar to the quality of service on North Carolina’s WakeMed Hospital, where the Flight is to move Forward, working in 10 times a day, said Bala Ganesh, vice-president of the advanced technology group at UPS.
The flight to the Front, it has signed on as a hospital campus to deal with a qualified health care provider Kaiser Permanente, UPS said.
In addition, according to the company, pharmaceutical distributor, AmerisourceBergen Corp. (a) shall be for the use of the Flight’s Forward presence has to move with pharmaceutical products, supplies, and records, and to select a US medical school campuses it serves.
UPS rival FedEx Corp. last week, will be delivered in a residential package to a villa in There, Virginia, as part of a process with Alphabet a Wing of the Aircraft.
Dan Gagnon, vice president of global healthcare strategy for UPS, said the fly to the Front, it is not done in the business model. We are looking to scale and replicate.”
Reporting by Lisa Baertlein in Los Angeles; Editing by David Gregorio and Matthew Lewis