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我們來看看Insider這篇文章到底合不合理?

無人機送貨純為噱頭?成本為快遞一萬倍

送貨成本計算:(能源成本 + 操作人員成本 + 載具費用攤提)

這個基本公式,不論用卡車或是無人機,都一體適用。從Amazon日漸廣佈的fulfillment center送貨到客戶那兒,Prime二天、Prime Now二小時、再進到將來Prime Air以半小時為目標;其同時、同路線的出貨數量都趨於靈活之小量,大型貨車根本使不上力。用無人機,會比起用卡車的單趟人力貴,我都高度懷疑了,還一萬倍?

送貨的能源成本:卡車 vs.

每英哩,卡車是 $0.5 而無人機只要 $0.02。所以,混用卡車和無人機來完成送貨到府,就能大幅降低亞馬遜必須支出的運費
the fuel cost of running a diesel-powered truck is a little over 50 cents per mile, whereas the energy cost to power a drone over that distance is about 2 cents. Combining the two vehicles holds the potential to substantially reduce the cost inefficiencies associated with “last mile” delivery.

在亞馬遜遞送給消費者的商品包裹中,有 86% 輕於無人機所能載得動的重量(2.3 公斤)

The drones … can carry packages weighing up to five pounds (2.3kg), which make up 86% of the packages delivers.
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Amazon has written that 86 percent of its packages weigh under 5 pounds. As for distance, Walmart has noted that 70 percent of Americans live within 5 miles of a Walmart. This is great for the prospect of drone delivery.
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In a report by ARK Invest, Tasha Keeney suggests that Prime Air could cost Amazon only 88 cents per delivery. If Amazon charged customers $1 per delivery, Keeney estimates, the company could earn a 50% return on its investment in drone infrastructure while offering same-day delivery that is significantly cheaper than current alternatives.

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無人機送貨純為噱頭?成本為快遞一萬倍