TORONTO, Dec. 14, 2016 /CNW/ - Drone Delivery Canada 'DDC or the Company' (CSE:FLT), is pleased to announce it has entered into a commercial agreement with UAP Inc. (NAPA) – one of Canada's largest automotive parts companies for testing of a drone delivery platform that looks to expand the logistic capabilities of UAP's NAPA Auto Parts delivery activities nationwide.
"We are delighted to be working with NAPA Canada" commented Tony Di Benedetto, CEO of Drone Delivery Canada. "We are the first and only drone delivery company in Canada and to now be able to work with one of Canada's largest auto parts distributor is a major opportunity for us. We are focusing on many areas which are game changing for us and the automotive industry."
DDC will work directly with NAPA to design, prototype and test a drone delivery solution to expand NAPA's logistics capabilities using Drone Delivery Canada's logistic platform. Development, prototyping and testing initiatives will be focused on a customized solution that includes Depot to Depot and Depot to Consumer solutions.
With this agreement in place, DDC will work under Transport Canada's framework to advance its testing at a specific test site within the Southern Ontario geography following which DDC anticipates it will travel to Foremost Alberta and Alma Quebec to test beyond visual line of sight.
For more information, please visit www.dronedeliverycanada.com
About Drone Delivery Canada
Drone Delivery Canada is a drone technology company based out of Vaughan, Ontario focused on the design, development and implementation of a commercial drone logistics platform for government and corporate organizations. Drone Delivery Canada Corp. is a publicly listed company trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange under the symbol FLT.
About UAP Inc.
UAP Inc. is a Canadian leader in the distribution, merchandising and remanufacturing of automotive parts and replacement accessories for cars, trucks and heavy vehicles. Headquartered in Montreal with a strong national presence, UAP has two main divisions: the NAPA Auto Parts Division that operates a network of more than 600 NAPA with 9 distribution centers, and the Heavy Vehicle Parts Division operating a network of 100 Traction stores with 3 distribution centers across Canada.
SOURCE Drone Delivery Canada
For further information: Richard Buzbuzian, President, Drone Delivery Canada, Telephone: (647) 501-3290, Email: [email protected]; Bill Mitoulis, Investor Relations, Drone Delivery Canada, Telephone: (416) 837-7147, Email: [email protected]; Nelson Hudes, Media Relations, Drone Delivery Canada, Telephone: (905) 660-9155, Email: [email protected]