If you had a crystal ball and could see the future of our industry, who’d be delivering the food? Did I say who? What is delivering the food? This isn’t going to be a show about autonomous automobiles traveling at 1 mile an hour down the sidewalks in your neighborhood, because I just don’t see that getting the job done.
Today we’re talking with Yariv Bash of Flytrex, a company using arial drones to deliver food for restaurants in the United States today. Let’s take a peek into the not so distant future of food delivery.
TIME-STAMPED SHOW NOTES
[2:30] We’re going to the moon!: Creating Flytrex
[5:20] The Vision: Hot, orderly, quiet, noninvasive, and affordable.
[6:35] Y’all, It’s official; we live in the future: The drone delivery process
[8:32] The logistics: A degree of magnitude more efficient
[9:20] The Simplicity: If you have a driver’s license, you’re overqualified to operate the system.
[10:42] The future of the future: Who’s going to compete with Flytrex?
[11:38] Distance and Timing: Straight lines, no stops, no traffic jams
[12:21] The Cost: Sure beats the pants off of 30% to 3PDs.
[13:02] The Location: Why North Carolina was a win-win place to start
[13:43] The plan: 80 million back yards
[14:18] The Limitations: What if I live in an apartment?
[15:14] The Process of Perfection: Making all the moving parts work for all stakeholders involved
[16:19] The Customer: Reconciling the needs of all involved
[17:15] The Software: Arranging the 1’s and 0’s to satisfy end-user preferences
[17:55] The Milestones: Federal approvals, Operations, and Tech Regulations
[18:45] Coming to a City Near You: Market considerations
[19:15] The Timeline: Projections for national availability
[20:09] What you need to know as a restaurant owner: This is a win-win-win solution
[20:45] From one dreamer to the millions of dreamers listening: Believe in your vision
For more on Flytrex visit https://www.flytrex.com
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