Drone Delivery in Consumer Goods – Thematic Intelligence

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Drone Delivery in Consumer Goods Report Overview

Drones have moved beyond military applications and are being widely used by both consumers and enterprises. They are further supported by technological advancements such as artificial intelligence (AI). Collaboration among drone manufacturers, aviation companies, and regulators will enable the wider deployment of beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) flights. Drones are already showing benefits in terms of logistics, as more companies use them for last-mile and middle-mile delivery.

The drone delivery in consumer goods thematic intelligence report assesses how drone delivery, combined with other emerging technologies, can be used across the consumer goods value chain. It provides an overview of the current landscape, as well as key players, while also highlighting opportunities for the use of drone delivery in the future.

Drone Delivery in Consumer Goods – Key Trends

The main trends shaping the drone delivery theme are classified into the following categories: technology trends, macroeconomic trends, and regulatory trends.

  • Technology trends: Some of the key technology trends impacting the theme are testing of Hydrogen fuel cells and Drone swarms, increase in the adoption of AI, 5G, and runmanned aircraft system traffic management (UTM) among others.
  • Macroeconomic trends: The key macroeconomic trends explained in the report are increasing use of drones in Russia-Ukraine war and during COVID-19.
  • Regulatory trends: Unlike other technologies where commercial adoption, followed by operational vulnerabilities, has led to regulatory reforms, drones have been regulated from the outset because of safety and security concerns and pre-existing regulations relating to radio-controlled aircraft. Most countries limit the deployment of drones in commercial or public spaces. However, several countries, such as India, Kuwait, Argentina, and Saudi Arabia, have lifted their drone bans, making them more accessible for civilian and military use.

Drone Delivery in Consumer Goods – Industry Analysis

The drone delivery market size was $15.2 billion in 2020. The industry is expected to achieve a CAGR of more than 19% between 2020 and 2030. The strongest growth will come from commercial drones between 2020 and 2030. Commercial drones are increasingly used to deliver essential goods and services, improve safety and efficiency by inspecting critical infrastructure at scale, support first responders, and connect communities.

The drone delivery in consumer goods industry analysis also covers:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Patent trends
  • Company filing trends
  • Hiring trends
  • Impact of drones on consumer goods
  • Timeline

Global Drones Revenue, 2020-2030

Global Drones Revenue, 2020-2030

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Drone Delivery in Consumer Goods - Value Chain Analysis

The drones value chain comprises four layers: hardware, software, services, and end-user.

Software: Includes tools used for control, mapping, data analytics, and security. This segment also recognizes players that are developing AI chips to perform tasks more efficiently, thereby reducing the time taken to, for example, process large data sets.

Drone Delivery Value Chain Analysis

Drone Delivery Value Chain Analysis

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Major Companies

Some of the leading listed players associated with this theme are:

  • AeroVironment
  • AgEagle
  • Alphabet (parent company of Google)
  • Amazon
  • Coca-Cola
  • Domino’s Pizza
  • DoorDash
  • Intel
  • Just Eat

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Consumer Goods Sector Scorecard

At GlobalDelivery, we use a scorecard approach to predict tomorrow’s leading companies within each sector. Our consumer goods sector scorecard has three screens: a thematic screen, a valuation screen, and a risk screen.

  • The thematic screen ranks companies based on overall leadership in the 10 themes that matter most to their industry, generating a leading indicator of future performance.
  • The valuation screen ranks our universe of companies within a sector based on selected valuation metrics.
  • The risk screen ranks companies within a particular sector based on overall investment risk.

Consumer Goods Sector Scorecard – Thematic Screen

Consumer Goods Sector Scorecard – Thematic Screen

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Drone Delivery in Consumer Goods Market Report Overview

Report Pages 56
Regions Covered Global
Market Size (2020) $15.2 Billion
CAGR (2020-2030) >19%
Forecast Period 2021-2030
Value Chains Hardware, Software, Services, and End-User
Leading Companies AeroVironment, AgEagle , Alphabet (parent company of Google), Amazon, Coca-Cola, Domino’s Pizza, DoorDash, Intel, and Just Eat

Reasons to Buy

  • Understand the Drone Delivery theme in the FMCG marketplace.
  • Highlight key trends within the theme’s present and future evolution, from building supply chain transparency to understanding individual consumers’ motivations and preferences.
  • Identify key players/competitors actively engaging with the theme and track their performance against it.
  • Learn valuable lessons on the advantages and pitfalls of harnessing drone delivery technologies to enhance the FMCG offering.

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Table of Contents

  • 1. Executive Summary
  • 2. Players
  • 3. Technology Briefing
  • 4. Trends

    • 4.1. Technology trends
    • 4.2. Macroeconomic trends
    • 4.3. Regulatory trends

  • 5. Industry Analysis

    • 5.1. Market size and growth forecasts
    • 5.2. Mergers and acquisitions
    • 5.3. Patent trends
    • 5.4. Company filings trends
    • 5.5. Hiring trends
    • 5.6. Impact of drones on consumer goods
    • 5.7. Timeline

  • 6. Value Chain

    • 6.1. Hardware
    • 6.2. Software
    • 6.3. Services
    • 6.4. End-user

  • 7. Companies
  • 8. Sector Scorecard

    • 8.1. Consumer sector scorecard

  • 9. Glossary
  • 10. Further Reading
  • 11. Our Thematic Research Methodology
  • 12. About GlobalData
  • 13. Contact Us

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