Mail Delivery by Drone: Japan Post Invests 3 Billion Yen
Drone delivery is becoming an increasingly realistic and valuable solution to the challenges facing mail delivery services around the world. Royal Mail has demonstrated successful mail delivery to Isle of Mull and inter-island parcel delivery across the Scillies. Swiss Mail and Australian Post have also trialed mail delivery by drone.
The pandemic caused delivery backlogs and customer service problems with postal services around the world, and highlighted the need to find alternatives to conventional methods that rely heavily on human resources and ground-based transportation. Delivery drones offer an environmentally friendly method of making mail delivery logistics more efficient, less labor intensive, and less expensive.
Since 2014, Japan UAS Industrial Development Association (JUIDA) has been facilitating & supporting the development of UAS/UAM in Japan, ranging from education, legislation, tradeshow, business matching up to international collaborations with the public…