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Pizza Delivery Satallite Videos

PBS' Food Machine Episode Shows How Junk Food Travels in NYC

— June 21, 2012 — Lifestyle
On a Friday night in New York City, pizza deliverers are busy, and this Food Machine episode from the PBS series 'America Revealed' visually shows the routes.

The video shows a bird's eye view of Manhattan, which is illuminated by bright, golden lights. The squiggling blue lines are the pizza delivery routes on an average weekend night. It's not the same, say, as if Google Street View did this because the vantage point of a satellite shows the drastic routes pizza deliverers take.

PBS goes on to show not just the the deliveries in Manhattan, but also the routes truckers take to deliver products to pizza joints. These routes are highlighted in red and can be seen traveling all over the northeastern states of the United States. This amazing GPS tracking from the Food Machine episode is the other side of the story when it comes to pizza delivery.
Trend Themes
1. Food Delivery Route Optimization - Satellite mapping technology to optimize food delivery routes for faster and more efficient delivery in urban areas.
2. Transparent Supply Chain Tracking - Utilizing GPS technology to track and visually display the routes taken by truckers for supply chain transparency.
3. Real-time Delivery Tracking - Implementing GPS tracking to provide customers with real-time updates on their food delivery status.
Industry Implications
1. Food Delivery - Opportunities to optimize food delivery routes and improve customer service through GPS tracking and real-time updates.
2. Logistics and Supply Chain - More advanced GPS technology could provide greater transparency and efficiency in supply chain and logistics operations.
3. Technology - Innovations in GPS tracking and mapping could create new opportunities for tech companies to compete in the food and logistics industries.
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