Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Civilian Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Civilian Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Tarryn Kille (University of Southern Queensland, Australia), Paul R. Bates (University of Southern Queensland, Australia) and Seung Yong Lee (University of Southern Queensland, Australia)
Release Date: May, 2019|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 374
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-7900-7
ISBN13: 9781522579007|ISBN10: 1522579001|EISBN13: 9781522579014|ISBN13 Softcover: 9781522597582
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Many industries have begun to recognize the potential support that unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) offer, and this is no less true for the commercial sector. Current research on this field is narrowly focused on technological development to improve the functionality of delivery and endurance of the drone delivery in logistics, as well as on regulatory challenges posed by such operations. There is a need for further attention to be applied to operational and integration challenges associated with UAVs.

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Civilian Logistics and Supply Chain Management is a collection of innovative research that investigates the opportunities and challenges for the use of UAVs in logistics and supply chain management with a specific aim to focus on the multifaceted impact of drone delivery. While highlighting topics including non-military operations, public management, and safety culture, this book is ideally designed for government administrators, managers, industry professionals, researchers, and students.

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The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Automated Systems
  • E-Commerce
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Non-Military Operations
  • Pilot Training
  • Public Management
  • Safety Culture
  • Security
  • Surveillance Systems
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