CARDINAL HEALTH to TEST DRONE DELIVERY

The drone pilot to test the delivery of pills, inhalers and other items to pharmacies, according to The Wall Street Journal.

  • Zipline International to start next year in Charlotte, N.C., pending FFA approval.

  • The Aerial Drones carry loads up to 4 lbs. about 10 miles from the Zipline Distribution Center to local pharmacies in 15 to 30 minutes.

  • The pharmacy participating in the pilot was not disclosed by Cardinal Health.

  • Walmart, CVS, Walgreen's UPS, Merck are all testing drones for shipment of medical products.

Source: NACDS e-ssential


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