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How Amazon Will Run Its New Delivery Service

Rachel Gunter
How Amazon Will Run Its New Delivery Service

Amazon (AMZN) has ordered 20,000 delivery vans for a new package delivery program that will rely on a close-knit group of contractors for last-mile deliveries. While the vans will bear Amazon’s brand, the company will not directly own them. Instead, it has partnered with fleet operators to own the vans and then lease them to delivery contractors working for Amazon.