• Test flights of JD.com drones for rural deliveries

    published: 24 Aug 2016
  • China-based JD .com's rural drone deliveries

    China’s second largest e-tailer, JD.com has been making commercial drone deliveries in at least four pilot regions scattered across China since June 2016, see how deliveries are made. Source: JD.com

    published: 10 Feb 2017
  • Drone deliveries fight HIV infection in rural Africa

    "Unicef":http://www.unicef.org/media/media_90462.html along with the Malawi government are leading a trial based on the use of drones to reduce waiting times for HIV test results in infants living in rural areas. Malawi has a national HIV prevalence rate of 10 percent, still one of the highest in the world. Currently it can take almost two months to get samples from a healthcare facility to an equipped lab and for the results to be returned. Judith Sherman of Unicef HIV programme explained: "… READ MORE : http://www.euronews.com/2016/03/23/drone-deliveries-fight-hiv-infection-in-rural-africa euronews knowledge brings you a fresh mix of the world's most interesting know-hows, directly from space and sci-tech experts. Subscribe for your dose of space and sci-tech: http://www.youtube.com...

    published: 24 Mar 2016
  • Home deliveries in rural Burma

    Burma's Health Ministry has admitted that the country needs significantly more midwives. Senior health officials recently said that a mere 10,000 midwives are employed to cover 60,000 villages. In Rangoon's Bago division there are 3,000 people living in San San Lwin's village and the midwife has to travel to all the other villages in the area.

    published: 27 Aug 2013
  • The traditional midwives of Isiolo

    http://www.nation.co.ke Daily Nation reporter Joy Wanja Muraya took a trip to Isiolo to witness the process of childbirth in rural Kenya. Read the entire story on http://www.nation.co.ke/Features/DN2/Childbirth+the+age+old+way/-/957860/1509258/-/fwi2sn/-/index.html

    published: 19 Sep 2012
  • Wood chip fuel deliveries

    Deliveries of woodchip fuels to biomass boiler hoppers in rural Northumberland, using our DAF wagon and scissor trailer.

    published: 27 Jun 2011
  • Break - How UPS Plans To Use Drones To Increase The Speed Of Their Deliveries

    Futurologists have been predicting that drones will eventually replace humans in the world of package delivery for years, but now UPS has unveiled a new system that could see man and robot work together in the name of getting parcels into the right hands. Cool new technology would allow individual drivers to make multiple deliveries simultaneous by employing drones that fly autonomously to their intended destination. While the driver makes traditional deliveries, a self-piloted drone would seamlessly transport goods to other recipients with next to no human input. According to UPS, the use of drones could help speed up rural deliveries and reduce their cost, as drivers would not need to clock more miles to make fewer deliveries when compared to urban centers. In response to concerns tha...

    published: 23 Feb 2017
  • Urban & Rural Plants - Deliveries 2016

    The telehandler in action - a very tall Butia palm being unloaded

    published: 12 Mar 2016
  • Oil delivery in rural Maine

    In a bitter Maine winter, their small company, like many others, scrambles to keep customers warm.

    published: 12 Jan 2014
  • Urban & Rural Plants - Deliveries 2016

    The telehandler in action - the biggest olive tree being unloaded

    published: 12 Mar 2016
  • Vayu's Drones Deliver Healthcare in Rural Madagascar

    On July 27, 2016, Michigan-based Vayu, Inc., in collaboration with the Stony Brook University Global Health Institute completed the first ever series of long-range, fully autonomous drone delivery flights with blood and stool samples, setting records in the process. The samples were flown from villages in rural Madagascar to Stony Brook University's Centre ValBio, a central testing facility located adjacent to Ranamafana National Park, over hilly terrain without any road infrastructure. The unique ability of Vayu’s delivery drone to take off and land anywhere solves that problem and helps vulnerable rural communities to get the medical care they deserve. “The flights to and from villages in the Ifanadiana district of Madagascar ushers in a new era in bringing healthcare to people living i...

    published: 04 Aug 2016
  • Being a mail carrier on the busiest delivery day of the year

    Monday marked the busiest shipping day of the year. Now it's only fitting that Wednesday is the busiest day for deliveries.

    published: 18 Dec 2014
  • Urban & Rural Plants - Deliveries 2016

    Unloading a big olive tree

    published: 12 Mar 2016
  • Ensuring Safe Deliveries in Rural India

    23 year old Laxmi, of Vissanapeta, India, was a high risk pregnancy. HMRI's mobile health clinic service ensures the safe delivery of her child.

    published: 24 Feb 2010
  • Mail Carriers: "Mailman" 1946 Encyclopaedia Britannica Films; How US Mail Was Sorted & Delivered

    USPS, Mail, Post Office, Stamps... playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL_hX5wLdhf_IE6wB_qlBB_sLmUryf-4yJ Encyclopaedia Britannica Films playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL_hX5wLdhf_JruhRRIggOLSn-n-cb2NiZ more at http://quickfound.net/ "Designed to show primary grade pupils how the United States post office system operates. Follows both a city and a rural mailman on their appointed rounds and explains graphically to children how postmen sort mail and deliver it. Also the great social responsibility of Uncle Sam's letter carriers." Reupload of a previously uploaded film with improved video & sound. Public domain film from the Library of Congress Prelinger Archives, slightly cropped to remove uneven edges, with the aspect ratio corrected, and one-pass brightne...

    published: 24 Feb 2017
  • Letter Carrier (mailman) Delivery - Time Lapse

    A short lime lapse segment of a mounted and dismounted portion of an average day in the life of a letter carrier (mailman).

    published: 22 Feb 2014
Test flights of JD.com drones for rural deliveries

Test flights of JD.com drones for rural deliveries

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  • Updated: 24 Aug 2016
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https://wn.com/Test_Flights_Of_Jd.Com_Drones_For_Rural_Deliveries
China-based JD .com's rural drone deliveries

China-based JD .com's rural drone deliveries

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  • Updated: 10 Feb 2017
  • views: 12
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China’s second largest e-tailer, JD.com has been making commercial drone deliveries in at least four pilot regions scattered across China since June 2016, see how deliveries are made. Source: JD.com
https://wn.com/China_Based_Jd_.Com's_Rural_Drone_Deliveries
Drone deliveries fight HIV infection in rural Africa

Drone deliveries fight HIV infection in rural Africa

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  • Updated: 24 Mar 2016
  • views: 174
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"Unicef":http://www.unicef.org/media/media_90462.html along with the Malawi government are leading a trial based on the use of drones to reduce waiting times for HIV test results in infants living in rural areas. Malawi has a national HIV prevalence rate of 10 percent, still one of the highest in the world. Currently it can take almost two months to get samples from a healthcare facility to an equipped lab and for the results to be returned. Judith Sherman of Unicef HIV programme explained: "… READ MORE : http://www.euronews.com/2016/03/23/drone-deliveries-fight-hiv-infection-in-rural-africa euronews knowledge brings you a fresh mix of the world's most interesting know-hows, directly from space and sci-tech experts. Subscribe for your dose of space and sci-tech: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=euronewsknowledge Made by euronews, the most watched news channel in Europe.
https://wn.com/Drone_Deliveries_Fight_Hiv_Infection_In_Rural_Africa
Home deliveries in rural Burma

Home deliveries in rural Burma

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  • Updated: 27 Aug 2013
  • views: 1333
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Burma's Health Ministry has admitted that the country needs significantly more midwives. Senior health officials recently said that a mere 10,000 midwives are employed to cover 60,000 villages. In Rangoon's Bago division there are 3,000 people living in San San Lwin's village and the midwife has to travel to all the other villages in the area.
https://wn.com/Home_Deliveries_In_Rural_Burma
The traditional midwives of Isiolo

The traditional midwives of Isiolo

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  • Duration: 5:22
  • Updated: 19 Sep 2012
  • views: 3032178
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http://www.nation.co.ke Daily Nation reporter Joy Wanja Muraya took a trip to Isiolo to witness the process of childbirth in rural Kenya. Read the entire story on http://www.nation.co.ke/Features/DN2/Childbirth+the+age+old+way/-/957860/1509258/-/fwi2sn/-/index.html
https://wn.com/The_Traditional_Midwives_Of_Isiolo
Wood chip fuel deliveries

Wood chip fuel deliveries

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  • Duration: 4:04
  • Updated: 27 Jun 2011
  • views: 1009
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Deliveries of woodchip fuels to biomass boiler hoppers in rural Northumberland, using our DAF wagon and scissor trailer.
https://wn.com/Wood_Chip_Fuel_Deliveries
Break - How UPS Plans To Use Drones To Increase The Speed Of Their Deliveries

Break - How UPS Plans To Use Drones To Increase The Speed Of Their Deliveries

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  • Duration: 1:28
  • Updated: 23 Feb 2017
  • views: 13
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Futurologists have been predicting that drones will eventually replace humans in the world of package delivery for years, but now UPS has unveiled a new system that could see man and robot work together in the name of getting parcels into the right hands. Cool new technology would allow individual drivers to make multiple deliveries simultaneous by employing drones that fly autonomously to their intended destination. While the driver makes traditional deliveries, a self-piloted drone would seamlessly transport goods to other recipients with next to no human input. According to UPS, the use of drones could help speed up rural deliveries and reduce their cost, as drivers would not need to clock more miles to make fewer deliveries when compared to urban centers. In response to concerns that the drone technology could eventually eliminate the need for human delivery truck drivers, UPS has adopted a wait-and-see approach, claiming that it will not be able to see the big picture until drones are implemented on a larger scale. UPS’s inaugural home delivery tests took place this week in Lithia, Florida, which saw the drone take off from the truck’s roof, deliver the package, and return to the truck – all with minimal babysitting on the part of the driver.
https://wn.com/Break_How_Ups_Plans_To_Use_Drones_To_Increase_The_Speed_Of_Their_Deliveries
Urban & Rural Plants - Deliveries 2016

Urban & Rural Plants - Deliveries 2016

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  • Updated: 12 Mar 2016
  • views: 81
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The telehandler in action - a very tall Butia palm being unloaded
https://wn.com/Urban_Rural_Plants_Deliveries_2016
Oil delivery in rural Maine

Oil delivery in rural Maine

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  • Updated: 12 Jan 2014
  • views: 2275
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In a bitter Maine winter, their small company, like many others, scrambles to keep customers warm.
https://wn.com/Oil_Delivery_In_Rural_Maine
Urban & Rural Plants - Deliveries 2016

Urban & Rural Plants - Deliveries 2016

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  • Updated: 12 Mar 2016
  • views: 52
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The telehandler in action - the biggest olive tree being unloaded
https://wn.com/Urban_Rural_Plants_Deliveries_2016
Vayu's Drones Deliver Healthcare in Rural Madagascar

Vayu's Drones Deliver Healthcare in Rural Madagascar

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  • Updated: 04 Aug 2016
  • views: 20634
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On July 27, 2016, Michigan-based Vayu, Inc., in collaboration with the Stony Brook University Global Health Institute completed the first ever series of long-range, fully autonomous drone delivery flights with blood and stool samples, setting records in the process. The samples were flown from villages in rural Madagascar to Stony Brook University's Centre ValBio, a central testing facility located adjacent to Ranamafana National Park, over hilly terrain without any road infrastructure. The unique ability of Vayu’s delivery drone to take off and land anywhere solves that problem and helps vulnerable rural communities to get the medical care they deserve. “The flights to and from villages in the Ifanadiana district of Madagascar ushers in a new era in bringing healthcare to people living in really remote settings,” said Dr. Peter Small, the Founding Director of Stony Brook’s Global Health Institute. "This day would not have been possible without the support of the government and people of Madagascar. In this context, drones will find innumerable uses such as accelerating the diagnosis of tuberculosis and ensuring the delivery of vaccines.” This effort was made possible by generous support from the United States Agency for International Development. www.vayu.us
https://wn.com/Vayu's_Drones_Deliver_Healthcare_In_Rural_Madagascar
Being a mail carrier on the busiest delivery day of the year

Being a mail carrier on the busiest delivery day of the year

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  • Duration: 2:10
  • Updated: 18 Dec 2014
  • views: 5287
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Monday marked the busiest shipping day of the year. Now it's only fitting that Wednesday is the busiest day for deliveries.
https://wn.com/Being_A_Mail_Carrier_On_The_Busiest_Delivery_Day_Of_The_Year
Urban & Rural Plants - Deliveries 2016

Urban & Rural Plants - Deliveries 2016

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  • Duration: 1:35
  • Updated: 12 Mar 2016
  • views: 10
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Unloading a big olive tree
https://wn.com/Urban_Rural_Plants_Deliveries_2016
Ensuring Safe Deliveries in Rural India

Ensuring Safe Deliveries in Rural India

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  • Duration: 1:37
  • Updated: 24 Feb 2010
  • views: 981
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23 year old Laxmi, of Vissanapeta, India, was a high risk pregnancy. HMRI's mobile health clinic service ensures the safe delivery of her child.
https://wn.com/Ensuring_Safe_Deliveries_In_Rural_India
Mail Carriers: "Mailman" 1946 Encyclopaedia Britannica Films; How US Mail Was Sorted & Delivered

Mail Carriers: "Mailman" 1946 Encyclopaedia Britannica Films; How US Mail Was Sorted & Delivered

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  • Updated: 24 Feb 2017
  • views: 736
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USPS, Mail, Post Office, Stamps... playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL_hX5wLdhf_IE6wB_qlBB_sLmUryf-4yJ Encyclopaedia Britannica Films playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL_hX5wLdhf_JruhRRIggOLSn-n-cb2NiZ more at http://quickfound.net/ "Designed to show primary grade pupils how the United States post office system operates. Follows both a city and a rural mailman on their appointed rounds and explains graphically to children how postmen sort mail and deliver it. Also the great social responsibility of Uncle Sam's letter carriers." Reupload of a previously uploaded film with improved video & sound. Public domain film from the Library of Congress Prelinger Archives, slightly cropped to remove uneven edges, with the aspect ratio corrected, and one-pass brightness-contrast-color correction & mild video noise reduction applied. The soundtrack was also processed with volume normalization, noise reduction, clipping reduction, and/or equalization (the resulting sound, though not perfect, is far less noisy than the original). http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mail_carrier A mail carrier, mailman, postal carrier, postman, postwoman (US), postman/postwoman (UK), letter carrier (in American English) or postie (in Australia, New Zealand) is an employee of the post office or postal service, who delivers mail and parcel post to residences and businesses. The term "mail carrier" came to be used as a gender-neutral substitute for "mailman" soon after women began performing the job. In the Royal Mail, the official name changed from "letter carrier" to "postman" in 1883, and "postwoman" has also been used for many years... United States In the United States, the official label for a mail carrier is "letter carrier". There are three types of letter carriers: city letter carriers, who are represented by the National Association of Letter Carriers; Rural Letter Carrier, who are represented by the National Rural Letter Carriers' Association; and Highway Contract Route carriers, who are independent contractors. While union membership is voluntary, city carriers are organized near 100% nationally. City carriers are paid hourly with the potential for overtime. City Carriers are also subject to "pivoting" on a daily basis. Pivoting (when a Carrier's assigned route will take less than 8 hours to complete, management may "pivot" said Carrier to work on another route to fill that Carrier up to 8 hours.) is a tool postal management uses to redistribute and eliminate overtime costs, based on consultation with the Carrier about his/her estimated workload for the day and mail volume projections from the DOIS (Delivery Operations Information System) computer program. City Carrier routes are adjusted and/ or eliminated based on information (length, time, and overall workload) also controlled by this program, consultations with the Carrier assigned to the route, and a current PS Form 3999 (street observation by a Postal supervisor to determine accurate times spent on actual delivery of mail)... Rural carriers are under a form of salary called "evaluated hours", usually with overtime built in to their pay. The evaluated hours are created by having all mail counted for a period of two or four weeks, and a formula used to create the set dollar amount they will be paid for each day worked until the next time the route is counted... City letter carriers typically work urban routes that are high density and low mileage. These routes are classified as either "mounted" routes (for those that require a vehicle) or "walking" routes (for those that are done on foot). When working a mounted route, city letter carriers usually drive distinctive white vans with the logo of the United States Postal Service on the side and deliver to curbside and building affixed mailboxes. Carriers who walk generally also drive postal vehicles to their routes, park at a specified location, and carry one "loop" of mail, up one side of the street and back down the other side, until they are back to their vehicle. This method of delivery is referred to as "park and loop"... Rural letter carriers typically work routes that have a lower density and higher mileage than those of city letter carriers. They all work mounted routes, leaving their vehicles only to deliver to group mailboxes or to deliver an article that must be taken to a customer's door... Rural letter carriers often use their own vehicles and are not required to wear a uniform... Highway Contract Route carriers work routes that were established with a density of less than one customer per mile driven (some later grow denser, and can then be converted to rural delivery). They are only mounted routes, and all HCR carriers use their own vehicle. These routes are typically found in outlying areas, or around very small communities...
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Letter Carrier (mailman) Delivery - Time Lapse

Letter Carrier (mailman) Delivery - Time Lapse

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  • Updated: 22 Feb 2014
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A short lime lapse segment of a mounted and dismounted portion of an average day in the life of a letter carrier (mailman).
https://wn.com/Letter_Carrier_(Mailman)_Delivery_Time_Lapse
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