Brazilian e-commerce firm B2W tests drones to tackle logistics challenges

| July 4, 2019

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Brazilian retailer B2W Companhia Digital SA is testing the use of drones to transport products from its distribution centers and hubs to its stores, in a push to gain efficiency and tackle the country's complicated logistics and security issues. B2W is the first homegrown retailer in Brazil to experiment with drones in its logistics, following similar attempts earlier this year by a local delivery startup known as iFood. "We are working closely with the air space regulation agency, Anac, to help create these rules in Brazil.We expect to start using drones in our distribution by January 2021," Fábio Abrate, B2W's chief financial officer, said in an interview on Thursday.

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