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RESEARCH & BRIEFINGS

Drones – A View into the Future for the Logistics Sector?

 


Recent media attention has put the non-military use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), also known as “drones”, in the spotlight.  Some organisations in the logistics sector are already testing the validity of UAV-based delivery, but what does the future really look like for the sector – will this emerging technology be seen as a game-changer in the future?

Drones – A View into the Future for the Logistics Sector? examines how the emergence of drones as a new technology could have an important application in the logistics industry.

This report covers:

  • Economic and societal backdrop.
  • UAV application in the logistics sector.
  • The immediate future.
  • Remote delivery and disaster response.
  • Maintenance and surveillance of infrastructure.
  • Security, safety, and regulatory concerns.
  • Risk and insurance implications.