Amazon says that entrepreneurs who start a delivery company under their program have the potential to earn $75,000-$300,000 in annual profit operating 20 to 40 delivery vehicles.
Amazon said it was also committing $1 million toward funding startup costs for military veterans, offering $10,000 reimbursements for qualified candidates to build their businesses.
This Amazon Delivery Service Partner program is in response to the company's high demand for package handlers. Amazon is also testing a number of programs that could replace or reduce its reliance on its delivery partners.
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The branded vans can only be used for Amazon deliveries, an Amazon spokeswoman said.
Recently, the company has come under fire from President Donald Trump who tweeted that Amazon should pay the U.S. Postal Service more for shipping its packages.
Amazon has been constantly fine-tuning its delivery options in an attempt to stay ahead of e-commerce rivals, including Amazon Key in-home, and the recent Key In-Car delivery services that take convenience to a new level.
In the latest development, online leader Amazon, which played a crucial role in raising shoppers' expectations for near-instant gratification in recent years, announced plans Thursday to assemble its own fleet of delivery vans that would be operated by independent contractors.
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Amazon has beefed up its delivery network in other ways. So what is actually included in the Amazon Delivery Service Partners program? Delivery is customer-friendly One big advantage of the new delivery service will target customers - A customer will be able to track their packages on a map, contact the driver or change where a package is left - all of which can't be done if the package is in the back of UPS or FedEx trucks. "In just five months, I have hired more than 40 employees, and it's encouraging to know that any driven individual can use Amazon's support and the Delivery Service Partner community to build a successful, thriving business". They operate their own businesses and hire their own employees, though Amazon requires them to offer healthcare, paid time off, and competitive wages.
While Amazon won't disclose the financials behind the new program, Clark says it's "much more about customer experience and meeting overall growth".
Others, though, likened Amazon's ambitions to a franchise business model, in which a company such as McDonald's might handle branding and marketing but leave day-to-day operations up to local owners.
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