Image source: CNN Amazon Prime Air's plan to do home deliveries with drones is fascinating. However government regulations and the logistics of multiple flights are amongst the many challenges Amazon faces before deliveries by drones become a reality.
Amazon’s forward thinking is on the right track with online continuing to grow dramatically, and in the process fuelling consumer demand for instant gratification via rapid deliveries.
The result is Amazon Prime Air is being overtaken at least for the moment by Amazon Prime Now a new service in selected cities in the US with delivery times of under 60 minutes for some products.
Short of taking to the air with drone deliveries Amazon is taking the subway just like other New Yorkers wanting to bypass the city’s gridlocked traffic. Cycling and walking are also being used to get around traffic congestion in urban centres. And it’s working!