Watch out FedEx, UPS, DHL and the U.S.
Postal Service: Amazon is building its own last-mile delivery service.
The e-commerce behemoth announced on Thursday its new Delivery Service Partners program — designed to let entrepreneurs run their own local delivery networks of up to 40 vans emblazoned with Prime logos.
Can I deliver packages for Amazon?
Amazon Flex covers not only Amazon.com orders, but also items from Prime Now, the company’s two-hour delivery service; AmazonFresh, its grocery delivery service; and Amazon Restaurants. Getting ready to deliver an Amazon package from my car with the Amazon Flex app in use on my smartphone.
How much does Amazon delivery cost?
If your order does not qualify for FREE Delivery by Amazon, we offer Standard Delivery at a fee ranging from £0.99 to £4.49 depending on the type of items in your basket. With Standard Delivery, your order will be delivered in 1-2 business days after dispatch.
Does Amazon have delivery trucks?
The vans, which are stamped with Amazon’s smile logo in blue, can be used by contractors to deliver packages. The delivery program is part of Amazon’s plan to gain more control over how its packages are delivered and rely less on other delivery services, such as UPS, FedEx and the U.S. Postal Service.