About SkyHub®

Air Logistics Revolution Starting at the Local Level

About SkyHub®

SkyHub®, jointly developed by Aeronext Inc. and Seino Holdings Co., Ltd. is a new smart logistics* system that uses digital technologies coupled with the latest technologies in other areas to strengthen and rebuild logistics as a sustainable infrastructure. SkyHub® provides an efficient logistics solution by linking existing logistics on the ground and drone logistics in the air, and offering an optimal combination of land transportation and air transportation using drones for last mile delivery, enabling a new form of logistics where goods can be delivered anytime and anywhere. SkyHub® has already been deployed in multiple regions in Japan.

Drone Depot®

Drone Depot® is a hub for the accumulation and delivery of cargo to be established at the connection point between existing land-based logistics and drone logistics, and serves as a warehouse with a structure that allows cargo to be distributed by drone.

Drone Stand®

Facilities and locations for drone takeoffs and landings at the origin and destination of drone logistics.

SkyHub® Services

SkyHub® provides shopping services, on-demand delivery, pharmaceutical delivery, and a shared delivery service for packages from different logistics companies through an open and standardized platform based on Drone Depot®. In addition,SkyHub® significantly improves logistics flexibility and efficiency through the introduction of freight consolidation and automation technologies.

Services Provided Tailored to Local Challenges and Needs

Use Cases in Kamishihoro Town

Responding to Societal Issues and Revitalizing Local Communities

Through collaboration with various players inside and outside the industry, new logistics infrastructure and logistics reforms are implemented to comprehensively solve social issues such as declining population, falling birthrate and aging population, transportation problems in specific depopulated areas, medical access issues, disaster countermeasures, and measures for the vulnerable logistics population.

See this video for more information on the new smart logistics.