Large trading online marketplace JD.com going to start construction of ports for drones in Sichuan province. Edition Shanghai Daily reported citing the company’s press service reports that all plans to build 150 airports for cargo drone – it will help to more effectively operate and deliver the goods.
President Richard Liu JD.com sure that the use of unmanned aerial vehicles will reduce the costs associated with the delivery of about 70 percent. Buyers who live in remote areas of the province will be able to receive their orders in less than 24 hours. Now the delivery considerably difficult lack of adequate infrastructure for fast service.
In the near future the company intends to start shipping by small drones capable of carrying small loads of up to 50 kilograms, but in the future JD.com plans to start production of large unmanned aircraft designed for transporting large loads of up to 500 kilograms.
companies still need to approve the project in the transport department, but the idea has already received approval among customers and in most organizations. After all the formalities with documents are settled, JD.com begin to develop a plan of building and paving routes.