SHENZHEN, China, July 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Globalegrow, the leading global cross-border online clothing retailer, strategizes to invest in research that targets to build a safe, fast and cost effective drone delivery system in a move to improve customer shopping experience.
In a report from BI Intelligence, drone delivery which is likely to disrupt traditional package delivery, is expected to bring major change in the e-commerce world in the next 5 years. To answer the future challenges, Globalegrow intends to invest $150,000 in the upcoming year in a drone delivery research project. The major motivation is to help with faster, safe and economical logistics. The price that a consumers would pay for the drone delivery is very low compared to traditional package delivery.
Leo, the operations director at Globalegrow, said the delivery time will drop 25% compared to existing delivery if the research project works out. The major challenge that the company is expected to face is related to the International logistics. Drone Delivery in combination with International warehouse management and customized ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) solutions provides a better solution for the challenge.
Globalegrow focuses on the following factors in the first phase of research:
- Safety - a top priority
- Research in Automation - technologies for safety
- Regulatory support
- Testing in different environments
- Future international tie-ups to exchange best practices
- In-depth Tracking of the shipment
- Testing prototypes
- Ability to handle large volumes
- Flight range
- Battery life
Future Recruitment of roboticists, and aeronautical engineers at Globalegrow will boost and strengthen the research. The major aim of the research is to create a self-flying drone that is loaded with sensors which would help to track the package touchdown, retract and detach tether cable with the other features to mitigate the uncertainties like landing and take-off. Added safety measures that would alert nearby pedestrians would be included.
Globalegrow plans to keep investing in innovations that enhance product quality, transportation and logistics as well as customer service. The company says it will spare no effort in improving the customer shopping experience.
Globalegrow is a cross-border e-commerce company founded in 2007. It imports the best quality products from China and serves as a middle man to export them to the world with lesser margins. It's loaded to serve consumers who are interested in fashion. The Unique Selling Proposition is its capacity to offer low prices so that customers can enjoy fashion at an affordable cost.