Walmart launches drone-delivery system for customers in Arkansas

Walmart launches drone-delivery system for customers in Arkansas


Walmart has launched an instant drone delivery system for customers living within a 50-mile radius of its headquarters in northern Arkansas.

The retail giant has partnered with drone company Zipline to launch the new system that will offer on-demand delivery for health and wellness and consumable items within 50 miles of the Walmart Neighborhood Market in Pea Ridge, according to a press release.

“It’s unbelievably exciting, we’ve been working towards this day for many many years,” Zipline’s CEO Liam O’Connor told CBS News.

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Zipline began operations in 2016, and to date has completed over 200,000 deliveries of 4.5 million units of medical supplies serving over 20 million people in several countries, the company said.

“We have done over 220,000 commercial deliveries in overseas

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