Iran Plans Parcel Delivery Via Drones
Economy, Business And Markets

Iran Plans Parcel Delivery Via Drones

Iran Post Company is planning to use indigenous unmanned aerial vehicles known as drones for “urgent deliveries” to state entities in Tehran, according to the state-run firm’s CEO, Hossein Mehri.
Mehri said the company will use drones manufactured for the first time by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology’s Faculty of Applied Science and Telecommunications, IRNA reported.
Global businesses such as the US-based e-commerce giant Amazon have been planning to adopt the controversial practice to reduce package delivery time to less than 30 minutes.
Despite security, environmental and privacy concerns, in late July, the US company succeeded in putting the aerial drone parcel delivery technology into practice in parts of Britain.
Iran Post Company’s drones will also need government permits to be able to use the drones in Tehran.
Nonetheless, Mehri is hopeful that the company will manage to convince authorities to give it the green light. He added that his company’s drones will be able to carry packages of up to 4 kilograms to destinations as far as 10 kilometers.


Short URL : https://goo.gl/RD4Xnd
  1. https://goo.gl/II8BXJ
  • https://goo.gl/3AUxnL
  • https://goo.gl/uo6t7B
  • https://goo.gl/AzvmVJ
  • https://goo.gl/9Btm3X

You can also read ...

Iran Housing Market Bracing for Double-Dip Recession: Aug-Sep 2018 Report
New data show property deals in Iran are on a downward...
FAO Forecasts Iran’s Cereal Output to Rise 12% in 2018
Despite autumn dryness, crop conditions recovered in Iran and...
Hot Autumn for Tehran Stocks
Tehran stocks rose solidly on Sunday, recording another all...
Iran's Summer Box-Office Revenues Exceed $5 Million
Iran’s box-office revenues exceeded 610 billion rials ($5.19...
Iran Privatization Organization's Gravest Dilemma: Volatile Forex Market
The gravest problem facing privatization in Iran is the...
Mobile Internet Services Get Costlier in Iran
Major mobile operators MTN-Irancell and Mobile...
SCI Puts Iran's YOY Inflation at 25.7%
The goods and services Consumer Price Index for the month...
Iran Agrifood Exports Rise 27% to Record High of $2.6 Billion
Around 2.94 million tons of agricultural and food products...

Add new comment

Read our comment policy before posting your viewpoints