Like Amazon, UPS Also Considering Using Unmanned Flying Vehicles

PHOTO: The silhouette of a driver is seen in a UPS delivery truck at the distribution center in Sacramento, Calif., Feb. 14, 2013

“The commercial use of drones is an interesting technology, and we’ll continue to evaluate it. UPS invests more in technology than any other company in the delivery business, and we’re always planning for the future,” UPS told ABC News in a statement.

The Verge, which first reported on UPS’ plans,¬†said that UPS had been “testing and evaluating different approaches” to using drones to deliver packages. It might use the flying vehicles not only to deliver packages but also to move packages around its own warehouses and locations.

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