#1 Zipline: The No 1 Delivery Drone Service Provider in the world for the third time in a row is: Zipline. With a valuation of over $1 billion, $190 million in new financing in 2019 and a total over 50,000 commercial deliveries, Zipline is the latest contender to become the leader in the global drone industry.
#2 Wing: On 2nd place is the Silicon Valley-based company Wing, an on-demand drone delivery service that mainly delivers food and medicine. They have also developed an unmanned traffic management platform to safely route drones through the sky. Originally created in 2012 within “X”, the Moonshot Factory, Wing is now a 100% Alphabet company and sister company of Google Inc.
#3 Matternet: At number 3, the Swiss company Matternet, has been one of the first drone delivery companies for the transport of medical samples or supplies. Together with UPS, Matternet demonstrated at an early stage the usefulness of drone transports for hospitals and laboratories environment. The Swiss Post relies on Matternet’s solution. To date, the company has flown over 1,400 missions carrying over 7,000 samples.