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FedEx to Test Autonomous Drone Cargo Delivery

When it’s deliver-or-die, supply chains become the lifeblood of a company. To that end, the fashion industry has embraced technology to navigate today’s hyper-complicated supply chain, with myriad solutions shaping the first, middle and last mile. Call it Sourcing 2.0.

FedEx Express is teaming up with California-based Elroy Air, which is building the first end-to-end autonomous vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aerial cargo system, for what it said is a first-of-its-kind agreement in the U.S. to develop plans to test Elroy Air’s Chaparral autonomous air cargo system. FedEx Express said it will utilize the air…

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