In this series, we will cover how to start a business with Amazon. This post focuses on the logistics industry and how to start a full-time package delivery business.
Did you know that Amazon offers a program that helps you become the full-time owner-operator of your own package delivery business? If you are interested in the logistics industry and a hands-on business opportunity, explore becoming the owner-operator of your own business through the Amazon Delivery Service Partner program, also known as DSP, below.
The Amazon Delivery Service Partner program provides an opportunity for you to:
Please note this program is available in select locations. Please review the current list of available Amazon Delivery Service Partner locations if you are interested in starting your own Amazon delivery business.
Amazon offers several opportunities to start a small business or a side business by delivering products to customers. Even though you would work as your own independent business, Amazon offers several advantages for becoming a part of the program and a delivery service owner-operator.
To apply to become an Amazon Delivery Service Partner, please ensure you are in an available location and have the following available for submission:
Application tip: Your credit score will be an important factor in the application and financial review process.
To be considered for the Amazon Delivery Service Partner program, you will go through the below process:
1) Application completion: The application should take two to three hours to complete. Please note, that when you apply, please use an email address that isn’t associated with an Amazon shopping account or an Amazon program, including another Amazon Delivery Service Partner profile.
2) Application and financial review: Due to this program’s competitiveness, application review can take several months. Amazon will conduct background checks, credit checks, and motor vehicle record checks.
3) Interview or rejection notification: If your application is approved, you will be contacted for an interview as a part of the process. You will also be required to participate in a station visit, attend a live webinar, sign a non-disclosure agreement (NDA), and submit a business plan prior to your interview. If you are not selected, you will be notified via email and you can apply again after 12 months from the date you originally applied.
Visit the Amazon Delivery Service Partner program for more details and join the ranks of over 3,000 Amazon Delivery Service Partners worldwide. You can also review a comprehensive Amazon Delivery Service Partner program’s frequently asked questions (faqs).
If you would like to create an additional income stream, or focus on a flexible, part-time venture delivering products to customers, you can deliver part-time with your own vehicle through the Amazon Flex Program. If you have a physical storefront, you can join of the Amazon Hub Delivery Program.
If you are a solopreneur or small business you can get business-only pricing on select products and explore business-only account features such as Business Analytics and integration with business software such as QuickBooks. In addition, if you have a consumer Amazon Prime account, you qualify for a free Business Prime Duo account. Explore the benefits of Amazon Business now or create a free Amazon Business account.
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