Automating the delivery process through robotics is considered a cost-cutting exercise for businesses, but theft generates additional costs and inconveniences for customers, robot manufacturers, and commerce businesses.
Controlling the last mile for delivery is the holy grail for e-commerce businesses. Still, it is even more critical for time-sensitive sectors such as food delivery as customer expectations are heightened.
How is the theft and vandalism of delivery robots resolved? Who knows, but criminals will likely increase the targeting of delivery robots as it is an easy target.