Management Sciences researchers study demand and feasibility of drone deliveries

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Prof. Fatma Gzara and Gohram Baloch of the Department of Management Sciences recently conducted a study that looked at drone deliveries in the e-retail industry. It found that while demand for this new service is high, a slew of factors, including government regulations, technological limitations and pricing decisions, impact the feasibility of drone deliveries. 

The findings were recently summarized in press release from INFORMS. The study was published in the Transportation Science journal.  Link to full study.