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The first Monday morning of December, and The Loadstar finds its inbox flooded with emails from contacts pointing to news over the weekend that Amazon is looking to launch a fleet of flying automated drones to deliver e-commerce goods to consumers within 30 minutes of an order being placed online. The story made us frown; while this op-ed piece from The Guardian made us smile: “And what happens when next door’s kid decides to shoot the drone with his BB rifle?” Well, Mr Bezos, what exactly does happen then?

However, in the interests of balance, here’s a post from supply chain expert Kevin O’Meara, written earlier this year, visualising just how a supply chain with drones could work.

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