Thursday, January 24, 2019

What has six wheels and makes Amazon deliveries?

Chain Store Age
Autonomous delivery vehicles are all the rage these days, and Amazon is never one to miss out on a technology trend.

Amazon’s forays into autonomous aerial delivery with drones are well-known, but now the omnichannel giant is taking the concept to the ground. Amazon has developed a new, proprietary, fully-electric delivery system known as Amazon Scout. Scout devices are described by Amazon as being the size of a “small cooler” and traveling on sidewalks at a “walking pace.”. . . more