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Amazon says "successful owners" can earn $300,000 in annual profit running a 40-vehicle delivery fleet. They operate their own businesses and hire their own employees, though Amazon requires them to offer healthcare, paid time off, and competitive wages. However, Amazon will reimburse qualified military veterans up to $10,000. "We expected Amazon would look to take further control of their last-mile delivery, a move that is likely welcomed by FedEx and UPS to some extent given the margin impact to the business".
At a press event in Seattle, Amazon unveiled one of the dark gray Prime-logoed vans that it wants to lease to delivery businesses on what it says are attractive terms.
Amazon.com's (AMZN) ever-expanding retail empire is going to need more workers and vehicles to get millions of packages to shoppers' doors.
Earlier this year, Reuters reported that Walmart had ended grocery delivery partnerships with ride-hailing services Uber and Lyft.
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Entrepreneurs can deliver Amazon packages as part of its Delivery Service Partners program.
Then there's the political cost: President Trump, in tweets, has attacked Amazon for "costing the United States Post Office massive amounts of money for being their Delivery Boy".
Amazon said it would provide incentives to partners who are accepted into the program, including discounts, Amazon-branded vehicles customized for delivery, branded uniforms, a fuel program, comprehensive insurance coverage, and more.
"You choose the pace at which you want to grow, and you get an opportunity to be a business leader in your community", Dave Clark, the senior vice president of Amazon's worldwide operations, told CNNMoney.
Amazon has built up a fleet of more than 6,000 trailers and almost three dozen cargo jets to bulk up its long-range delivery network. The entrepreneur will be responsible for hiring delivery people, and Amazon would be the customer, paying the business to pick up packages from its 75 delivery centers around the country and delivering them to shopper's doorsteps.
Over the next several years, Amazon hopes to help create hundreds of small businesses nationwide, ultimately creating thousands of jobs.