FedEx non-chalant about drone deliveries

Drone deliveries could be the next big thing when it comes to courier services. Just ask Amazon with their Amazon Prime Air program, as well as UPS and DHL who are looking into the possible integration with their existing services. How about FedEx who has long claimed to deliver to the world on time? It seems that FedEx has dabbled in the world of delivery drones, but they are none too thrilled to introduce the concept into the market.

FedEx has a drone expert on staff: Chief Information Officer Robert B. Carter, who owns one. “He reported that it can operate about eight minutes and carry about four Budweiser beers,” FedEx CEO and Chairman Frederick W. Smith said to laughs from other executives in the room during an earnings conference call Wednesday.

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