Author Archives for Léa Wertheimer

“We’d be stuck without a quad”

Beat Truttmann has been delivering post to Stoos for over 15 years. This 53-year-old relies on a special type of vehicle to perform his duties across the mountainous terrain.

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Drone logistics: Swiss Post to establish a board of experts on safety

After a drone crashed in Zurich, Swiss Post is refining its safety processes. In addition to various other measures, Swiss Post has decided to establish a board of experts. This board will advise and guide Swiss Post regarding risk and safety management for all aspects of the drone flight operations in the future. Swiss Post’s aim is to align its risk and safety management with normal aviation standards.

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Drones: Swiss Post to regularly transport lab samples across the Zurich lake basin in future

As of 17 December 2018, Swiss Post will begin transporting lab samples across the Zurich lake basin on behalf of the Zentrallabor Zürich (ZLZ) lab. Test flights in June demonstrated that the drones provide true added value to the laboratory. They are about five times faster than conventional road transport, save valuable time for patients and are also more ecological.

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