Amazon’s Drone Delivery Off to a Slow Start

For a decade, Amazon has looked towards the day it could officially launch its Prime Air drone delivery service.

Last month the highly anticipated plan was launched, but as of early February 2023, packages had been delivered to only seven houses in the two test cities in California and Texas, lagging far behind Walmart’s drone delivery partners Flytrex and Zipline, and Wing’s drone service.


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Walgreens Expands Fulfillment Capabilities

Walgreens is bolstering its fulfillment capabilities to fill 60% of prescriptions off site with four highly automated microfulfillment centers.

The company also has plenty of delivery options available to e-commerce customers including in-store pickup, curbside pickup, and third-party deliveries through Postmates, DoorDash and Instacart.

Additionally, Walgreens is piloting drone delivery in Christiansburg, VA and Dallas-Fort Worth, TX to customers who prefer their orders delivered without human contact.


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Agility Robotics Is Developing a Bipedal Robot for Warehouses

Agility Robotics is focusing on developing a bipedal ‘Digit’ robot that can unpack trucks and move boxes around warehouses.

Additional funding is secured to expand operations to three locations, namely Oregon, Bay Area, and Pittsburg, to deliver its robots to customers including Amazon and Ford.


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IKEA To Decarbonize Its Last Mile Delivery

IKEA is partnering with Bolt Logistics to reach its goal of 100% zero emission deliveries by 2025 in Canada.

By using its fleet of electric trucks for last mile delivery, Bolt Logistics helps IKEA decarbonize its supply chain.  The partnership demonstrates both companies’ commitment to environmental sustainability.


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