UPS invested in last mile drone delivery and innovative partnerships in Rwanda and Tanzania, but is that enough to leapfrog Amazon and Google? Or will they remain a fast follower?
The last mile is the key step in each supply chain. Developing and testing new technologies, Amazon is at the forefront of digital innovation with technologies that will change how customers will order and receive deliveries in the future
In the current tech savvy world, Amazon has been the clear winner against online and offline retailers through disruptive advancements in digitization of its Supply Chain. However, it might be important to realize the implications of rapid innovation and understand where the real war is.
Amazon is leveraging its deep engineering skills to quietly upend the traditional e-commerce fulfillment chain.
Digital technology is transforming Amazon’s supply chain through Amazon Prime Air, an initiative to develop a fleet of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to digitize and automate its last-mile delivery process.