Alphabet’s drone delivery service Wing hits 100,000 deliveries #drone #droneday
The Google sibling drone branch, Wing, has hit a delivery milestone. Apparently the Australian suburbs are a hot drone delivery market. Via The Verge:
Wing currently operates in three countries: Australia, the US, and Finland. Its biggest success has been in Logan, Australia: a suburb of Brisbane where more than 50,000 of its total deliveries have been carried out. Logan is home to around 300,000 residents, and Wing’s service is accessible to just over a third of this population. Users can download the Wing app and order a small selection of goods, including coffee, groceries, sushi, cakes, pet food, and sportswear. Deliveries are generally made in under 10 minutes, and Wing’s record for a delivery is two minutes and 47 seconds from order to arrival.
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