Drone regulations in the “Capital of Drones” Shenzhen wins applause

Local authorities across China began rolling out new drone regulations. Wu Xi, a southeastern city in Jiangsu province and Sichuan already had such regulations. On September 7, Shenzhen’s Legislative Affairs Office followed suit by issuing Management Rules of Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicle(UAV) (Briefly, Shenzhen Guidelines) and solicited opinions from the public. Shenzhen is known to…

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Robot delivery a reality for the future

The future will be an era of robot deliveries and it will be unnecessary for couriers to work no matter rain or shine, according to Richard Liu, founder and CEO of JD.com Group. JD.com and Lenovo on July 20 announced a big data strategic collaboration, but did not disclose any details at the Lenovo Global…

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Amazon Promotes Overseas Purchases on Prime Day

China’s e-commerce giants make the news each year with their deals on November 11, “Single’s Day,” and June 18. This year, Amazon is will be joining the competition with Prime Day. Amazon Prime members can receive free delivery on overseas purchases. Chinese Prime Subscribers can purchase overseas commodities and have them shipped directly from Amazon’s…

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SF Express gets first China drone licence to deliver the goods

Although many domestic logistics and electronics giants are actively trying out UAV delivery (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) today, none of them have been able to reach a stage of large-scale deployment. This is largely due to the supervisory pressure stemming from the regulatory guidelines of UAV usage. Therefore, getting authorized for UAV deployment has now become…

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