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DHL Express signs deal with Aerodyne for drone deployment in Malaysia

The partnership will also see the development of business models for drone deployment in maritime supply chain and life sciences

DHL Express has signed a deal with Aerodyne, a Malaysia-based UAV supplier Aerodyne to incorporate drones into Malaysian supply chains. The partnership will also see the development of business models for the deployment of drones in the field of maritime supply chain and life sciences.
Both the companies will look forward to taking this partnership as an opportunity to enhance healthcare supplies transportation in Eastern Malaysia and time-critical essentials to vessels plying the Malacca Straits. DHL Express was part of the rollout of the Iskandar Drone and Robotics Zone.
Aerodyne Group’s CEO, Kamarul A Muhamed, told the media, “In tandem with the global rise of drone delivery, our partnership with DHL Express is timely to make this service compliant, as well as technically and commercially viable in Malaysia and beyond. Our proven record in large-scale operations using AI-powered solutions and innovative data analytics enables us to rapidly scale and digitally transform enterprises in all sectors. This collaboration will also heighten our advocacy efforts worldwide for supportive regulations on drone services and spur more breakthroughs in our advanced drone and data tech. The impact of the global pandemic has compounded persisting last-mile delivery challenges and made it more urgent than ever to respond to changes in the logistics landscape.”
Furthermore, the implementation of drone services has the potential to carry out automatic and contactless shipping services in remote areas including shore to vessel to shore areas. The pandemic has compelled logistics companies to think out of the box r to survive this critical situation.

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