Want to start your own Amazon delivery business? With an initial investment of as little as $10,000 you can get leased vans, insurance, gas cards and training to launch your own delivery fleet potentially earning $300,00 a year.
The catch? There’s no guarantee that you’ll make a $300,000 profit – or any profit, for that matter.
The costs of working with Amazon are so substantial that independent delivery companies are increasingly turning away Amazon’s business, says Peter Schlactus, co-founder of the Association for Delivery Drivers. The reason: Amazon requires that delivery companies hire their drivers as employees, rather than work with independent contractors.
Read the article at CBS MoneyWatch.