Swiggy to deliver goods via drone
According to the blog, this pilot project is being started in Bengaluru and Delhi NCR from May. At present, drones will not be used to deliver goods to homes, drones will deliver goods to the distribution center from where the delivery partners will take the goods to the homes.
online food delivery swiggySwiggy) is soon going to start using drones in the delivery of everyday goods. The company has written through the blog that Instamart (Instamart) which delivers the ration to the homes faster.InstagramDrones are going to be included in the delivery system in some parts of the country from next month. Initially, it will not be like what is commonly thought of for home delivery by drone. actually company drone ,Drone) will strengthen the middle part of its entire delivery system. And at present, goods will be delivered only to the distribution center by drone.
What is Swiggy’s plan
As per the plan, Swiggy will use drone delivery to deliver supplies to its dark stores. In online retail, dark stores are stores or distribution centers that support delivery. The goods from these stores reach the customers. This helps in speeding up the delivery of goods. Swiggy made it clear that drones will work to transport goods between these special stores, the work of transporting goods from these dark stores to the customer will be the same as is happening at the moment. That is, you will see drones carrying ration in the sky, but at the moment they will not land at the doors of your house. According to the blog, this pilot project is being started in Bengaluru and Delhi NCR. It has been written in the blog that a pilot project is being started to see how effective the use of drones can prove to be in the middle of the delivery process, which is not directly connected to the customer, and how much it can be extended further. could.
3 companies selected
According to Swiggy, Garuda Aerospace, Skyair Mobility and Marut Dronetech have been selected for this pilot project, in the first phase Garuda Aerospace will start its project in Bengaluru and Skyair Mobility in Delhi NCR soon. In the second phase, ANRA and Tech Eagle Consocia and Marut Dronetech will proceed with their work based on the information received from the first phase. ET had reported last year itself that the ANRA Tech Consortium, of which Swiggy is also a part, has been approved by the government of India for trials of BVR (beyond visual range) operation of drones in the country.