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Logistics Support Approach for Drone Delivery Fleet

  • Asma TroudiEmail author
  • Sid-Ali Addouche
  • Sofiene Dellagi
  • Abderrahman El Mhamedi
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10268)

Abstract

This paper treats a drone delivery parcel’s problem in an urban area. Drone delivery has emerged as a potential way in the immediate future to deliver parcels in the urban area, especially in last-mile delivery. This new configuration of parcel delivery highlights the improvement of the application of Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles in the civil use. The future challenge underlying this application is not so much the design of drones for parcel delivery, but the logistics support of a massive fleet of drones with a mission to deliver at least hundreds of parcels a day in a dense urban area. We hereby treat this issue by focusing on Logistics Support System. In this paper, we propose a Post-Production Logistics Support Analysis to cover the exploitation phase of a drone delivery operator.

Keywords

Transportation logistics Logistics support Intelligent transportation systems Drone delivery 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Asma Troudi
    • 1
    Email author
  • Sid-Ali Addouche
    • 1
  • Sofiene Dellagi
    • 2
  • Abderrahman El Mhamedi
    • 1
  1. 1.QUARTZ Laboratory EA 7393, IUT de Montreuil- Paris8 UniversityMontreuilFrance
  2. 2.LGIPM Laboratory, URF MIMMetzFrance

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