Amazon offers employees $10K and 3 months’ pay to start their own delivery businesses –

Following news of Amazon’s plans to reduce Prime shipping down to one day, the company this morning announced an expansion of its Delivery Service Partner program, which now includes a new incentive that encourages existing Amazon employees to start their own package delivery company. The partner program, first announced last year, includes access to Amazon’s […]


Amazon is offering their employees $10K to quit their jobs and start new companies centered on package deliveries. This is in line with Amazon’s plan to reduce the Prime shipping down to one day. Amazon said it will fund startup costs up to $10,000, as well as the equivalent of 3 months of the former employee’s last gross salary, to give the employees the ability to get their new business off the ground without worrying about a break in pay. The partner program will further include access to Amazon’s delivery technology, hands-on training and a suite of other discounts for assets and services like vehicle leasing and insurance.