Document Type : Research Paper


1 Bachelor of Industrial Engineering from Quchan University of Technology

2 Industrial Department, Faculty of Engineering, Quchan university of technology


The use of UAVs in the supply chain is a new issue. Many companies are researching and developing UAVs technology and using it in the supply chain, since UAVs commercially lead to competitive advantage, increased shipping speed, reduced costs, and environmental protection. Also, it increases the delivery of services to remote areas in critical condition. Drones, in view of their abundant capabilities, can, if implemented, transform traditional transportation methods. The use of UAVs in the supply chain, as any other new technology, has the barriers and challenges that this article, after reviewing the technology of UAVs, addresses the obstacles and the feasibility of UAVs in the supply chain, and opens up opportunities for the benefit of this technology.


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