(Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences) Consumers want what they want, and they want it now. Drone delivery has long been talked about as an option to satisfy consumer delivery demands, but how realistic is it? New research in the INFORMS journal Transportation Science looks at how possible and desirable it is to use drones for delivery for e-retailers considering cost and effectiveness in certain population areas and in certain locations.

Original source: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-01/ifor-dfd012920.php