- 13 May 2021
- Transport / Logistics Services
Globally, delivery volumes by Starship Technologies’ autonomous delivery robots have quadrupled since the beginning of the pandemic in 2020. One million people around the world can be served by these robots.
“This past year has been a game changer for autonomous delivery, moving adoption ahead by years,” said Ahti Heinla, Co-founder and CEO of Starship Technologies. “When we launched commercial delivery three years ago, we didn’t expect to be at the point we are today. We marked the significant milestone of one million deliveries in January 2021 and we’ve since surpassed 1.5 million deliveries. These rapid developments have also helped us scale the business, so we can provide a lower cost of delivery than any other option available.”
There are numerous benefits of the contactless delivery system, and using Starships has become a vital revenue stream for many local businesses. In Milton Keynes and Northampton here in the UK, Starship has partnered with 40 independent merchants to offer a delivery service that they couldn’t reach before.