Walmart Makes Strategic Investment in DroneUp

June 17, 2021

DroneUp to Bring Affordable Same-Day Delivery to Your Doorstep


Walmart has made a strategic investment and signed a drone services contract with DroneUp®

Walmart’s investment will provide DroneUp with the resources to continue developing a scalable last-mile delivery solution. DroneUp will begin drone deliveries, soon, starting with the first drone operation in Bentonville, Arkansas. 

The Walmart investment enables DroneUp to:

  • Build onto a robust tech stack of flight and logistics systems 
  • Partner with world-class drone manufacturers 
  • Continue to hire leading industry experts 
  • Make strategic acquisitions

Walmart and DroneUp are uniquely positioned to succeed in the next chapter of last-mile delivery. With DroneUp’s UAS industry expertise and Walmart’s vast network, we can unlock affordable rapid delivery and nationwide drone flight services.

The announcement can be read on Walmarts Corporate Blog.