Longest drone medicine delivery in Bengal

A Skye Air Mobility drone covered an aerial distance of 104 km in West Bengal on Tuesday to deliver a shipment of drugs from Flipkart Health, the longest commercial delivery using an unmanned vehicle in the state, a statement from the state said on Tuesday. society.

The drone took off from Flipkart’s hub in Baruipur in southern 24 Parganas and delivered medicine to Healthbuddy Matangini in Purba Medinipur district in the state, he said.

The distance between the two places is 185 km by road, and it takes about four to five hours to cover the distance by surface transportation.

“This delivery can be a turning point for the entire logistics industry and will help uncover smart solutions to supply chain issues,” the statement said.

Flipkart Health+, a pharmaceutical business division of the e-commerce platform, has partnered with Skye Air Mobility, which has so far made more than 2,000 business deliveries in sectors including healthcare, fast trade and agricultural products at various sites.

“We are working on cutting-edge technologies to improve the supply chain process, reduce delivery time and expand reach in the remotest parts of India. Drones can be effective in both indoor and outdoor environments , and we are building a framework to unlock their potential,” said Pranav Saxena, Chief Technology and Product Officer of Flipkart Health+.

“Drone delivery” company Skye Air Mobility is committed to making drone deliveries a mainstream logistics solution for the healthcare, e-commerce and fast-paced commerce sectors, CEO Ankit Kumar said.

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