Drone Delivery Survey: Shoppers Already Satisfied With Delivery Speeds

Google recently joined the list of tech companies experimenting with drone delivery for online orders. Since online shopping has become so common and delivery speeds have been an issue for some shoppers, businesses are always looking for ways to get products to customers in the fastest way possible. So what do people think about the possibility of drone deliveries?

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Delivery Speed

In Ask Your Target Market’s latest survey, 39% of respondents said that they shop online often. 44% said they sometimes shop online. 10% of respondents said they rarely shop online. And just 7% said they never do.

39% of online shoppers said they are very satisfied with standard delivery speeds for online orders. 55% said they are somewhat satisfied with standard delivery speeds. 4% said they are somewhat unsatisfied. And just 2% said they are very unsatisfied with standard delivery speeds.

Rush Delivery

A lot of online retailers already offer rush shipping options for an added cost. Clearly, most of these are not on the same level as drone delivery would likely be. But how many take advantage of the current options? Just 4% of online shoppers said they often pay extra for rush delivery when shopping online. 20% said they sometimes pay extra for rush delivery. 35% said they rarely pay for rush shipping. And 41% said they never do.

Drone Delivery

More specifically, 10% of respondents said they would definitely order products from companies that use drones for delivery purposes. 37% said they would probably be interested in utilizing drone delivery. 32% said they probably would not be interested. And 21% said they definitely would not shop with companies that use drones for delivery.

You can view the complete survey results in the widget below and be sure to click “Open Full Report” to take advantage of all the chart and filter options.

Photo Credit: Drone and Moon from Flickr

What do you want to know? If you need some consumer insights on a particular topic, let us know in the comments below and we’ll consider it for an upcoming survey post.

Results were collected on September 1 via AYTM’s online survey panel.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Anne Pilon
Anne Pilon brings 3 years experience to AYTM as a blogger and journalist. She has a degree in journalism and marketing communications from Columbia College in Chicago and enjoys writing about business, marketing, social media, and art.