Drones will deliver 80% of all items, new government report predicts


The use of drones in logistics could result in £2.8bn of savings and boost productivity, according to a government report into robotics. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) said investment by companies such as Ocado and Amazon into robotics and autonomous systems (RAS) was already transforming the sector, through large-scale warehouse automation. It said there will be an estimated 11,000 drones in transport and logistics by 2030, which will represent around 14% of the total number in […]