The outbreak of COVID-19 has restricted business form many organizations, however, if the organization opted to offer robots for delivery services such as Starship Technologies can do, the business would to growing. Robotic delivery services can give assurance w.r.t to contactless delivery, being a profound and sought-after service under the mandatory regulations of social distancing norms. Autonomous delivery robots are at the point of being used in some of the metropolitan regions apart from air terminals, schools and colleges, hotel and even enormous corporate grounds even before the pandemic, the current demands as per social distancing norms also seems to expand their demand exponentially. In the region of Phoenix, Arizona state occupants within a half-mile radius of the Venezia’s NY Style Pizza ca opt for the pizza to be delivered via robots.
Self-driving vans range of vans launched by a start-up UDI managed delivery when China was undergoing the lockdown during the devastating pandemic. The vans and delivery robots are highly dependent on innovation say for example lidar, cameras and even deep – learning algorithms to finishing the missions effectively. Autonomous delivery vehicles are assisting many organizations in the execution of contactless delivery which being the feasible response to shutting the existing gap that is existent between worldwide cravings for the deliveries and also the work shortage being faced in the logistics system requested by the organizations, say, for example, the business giant Alibaba is planning to deal with the expected surge of demand by delivering 1 billion packages per day.
UK grocery store Co-operation to has ventured into extending their utilization of Starship Technologies’ automated home delivery robots to the towns in Northampton. More and more implementations are being expected to show up soon in the towns and urban communities.
In the same manner as other different retailers such as Co-operation has been slopping up on their online offers to meet and fulfil customer needs, especially in this pandemic affected time. It has been expected that they are planning to offer online home delivery and click and collect services too, through their webpage and with their partners, spread across their 1,000 stores before the year-end. This is a huge increase considering that they started with only 650 initially.
On the whole robot, delivery will keep increasing and thriving as long as technology and innovation keep progressing and improving with the flow of time.