DroneUp, a leading global provider of drone technology and services, which in 2021 received a significant investment from Walmart, announced it has opened a third location in Rogers, Ark., at the Pinnacle Hills Walmart Neighborhood Market No. 5837.
The location will operate from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days per week, to deliver items to eligible Walmart customers by air in as little as 30 minutes.
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DroneUp’s delivery operation provides Walmart customers a safe, convenient, fast and sustainable delivery option on thousands of items — even the most fragile — powered by a crew of skilled operators, DroneUp said.
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The also company shared the benefits of DroneUp's delivery:
- Verify: Customer enters their address to verify eligibility;
- Shop: Customer selects from thousands of items for delivery;
- Secure: Operators pack the order and secure the box to the drone using a patented delivery release mechanism; and
- Deliver: The flight engineer manages a controlled and guided delivery, placing the order gently at the customer’s home.