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Walmart introducing drone delivery for select items in Fayetteville, NC

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Walmart stated on Wednesday it would run a pilot test for delivery of grocery and family items through automated drones, along with end-to-end delivery firm Flytrex, as the U.S. merchant aims to boost its delivery organization.

Bentonville, Arkansas-based Walmart stated the test would start on Wednesday in Fayetteville, North Carolina, with cloud-controlled drones picking up and dropping off select items.

“We understand that it will be a long time prior to we see countless packages provided through drone. That still seems like a little bit of science fiction,” Tom Ward, senior vice-president, consumer products, stated in a declaration.

The business has sped up the growth of its pick-up and delivery services in the face of the  pandemic, as virus-wary customers progressively choose having actually items provided at their doorsteps.

Walmart, whose U.S. online sales doubled in the second quarter, has actually previously partnered with Ford and self-driving lorry startups Gatik and Nuro to check out delivery through self-governing vehicles.

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