Amazon Wants to Help Its Employees Quit and Start Delivery Businesses

Amazon announced that it wants to help its employees quit — so they can start their own delivery businesses. Tthe e-commerce giant said that it's expanding its Delivery Service Partner program to include an incentive for current Amazon workers

The program promises up to $10,000 in startup costs for employees who partake in the program. Amazon is also throwing in the equivalent of three months of an employee’s most recent salary to help soon-to-be entrepreneurs get their fleet of delivery cars off the ground. 

The program is Amazon’s solution to its last-mile delivery problem where the company is trying to compete with legacy players like UPS and FedEx.

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