DroneUp begins Walmart drone delivery service in Texas
Nearly six months after they initially announced plans to launch new drone deliveries to an additional 4 million potential US households, Walmart and DroneUp this week initiated aerial services to eight cities in Texas – just in time for the run-up to Christmas.
Walmart revealed its decision in May to expand existing drone delivery operations run by DroneUp to 34 communities in Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Texas, Utah, and Virginia, allowing it to transport more than a million orders to customers’ homes each year. Six months later, the partners had finished preparing and testing the network, and put it into action at the same time many consumers begin their rush to ready year-end celebrations.
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DroneUp will operate drone deliveries from 11 Walmart stores in the Texas cities of Garland, Murphy, Plano, Dallas, Richardson, Mesquite, Rowlett, and The Colony to households…