UPS to use drones to deliver medical supplies

October 29, 2019

United Parcel Service Inc. is striking a series of drone-delivery agreements with healthcare groups, according to an article on The Wall Street Journal website.

The plans include expanding the use of drones to deliver cargo such as medical samples and supplies on hospital campuses.

There's also an agreement with CVS Health Corp. to evaluate the use of drones for home delivery of prescriptions and other products.

The agreements are the first UPS has announced since the package delivery giant won U.S. regulatory approval to operate commercial drone flights through the company’s Flight Forward subsidiary. 

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