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An autonomous vehicle delivery robot can deliver a package for 80 percent less cost than a human.

Autonomous delivery operator in Ann Arbor Michigan designs robot to operate on road instead of sidewalk.


12/15/2019
Ann Arbor; Michigan; United States


Summary Information

This article referenced cost data from an autonomous robot delivery operator in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
  • Cost of delivery using a robot: $2.00 to $2.50 per package
  • Cost of delivery using a human: $11.00 to $12.00 per package.
Market factors supporting a successful deployment:
  • User acceptance (e.g., students on college campuses that are quick adopt new technology).
  • Areas with a high density of restaurants.
  • States with robust autonomous vehicle regulation.


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Source

Last Mile Robot Launches Snowy Pilot In Quest To Own Food Delivery Market

Author: Paris, Martine

Published By: Forbes Magazine

Source Date: 12/15/2019

URL: https://www.forbes.com/sites/martineparis/2019/12/15/last-mile-robot-launches-snowy-pilot-in-quest-to-own-food-delivery-market/#69e5958c6b7f

System Cost

Robot delivery: $2.00 to $2.50

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Cost ID: 2020-00452