Parcel contractors (or sub-contractors) deliver many of the world's parcels. Amazon has recently had some issues with its sub-contracted Delivery Service Partner fleet in the USA. So what is best for the last mile?

Many parcel and postal operators use contractors (or sub-contractors) to deliver parcels. Amazon has engaged a growing contractor fleet in many markets. Recently Amazon had some issues with its sub-contracted Delivery Service Partner fleet in the USA. So what is best way to engage contractors for last mile parcel delivery?

  • The Amazon Delivery Service Partner driver who abandoned his van mid-route
  • How well does Amazon look after its people? (including delivery drivers)
  • Surveying workforce satisfaction
  • How many steps removed should a company be from the contractor’s drivers?
  • Driver pay and Amazon’s focus on driving down last mile costs
  • Employee vs contractor / sub-contractor status
  • Does Amazon now have a better relationship with its US delivery fleet?
  • What is best practice for contracted delivery fleets?
  • DPD UK and its delivery fleet

Analysis from Marek Różycki (Last Mile Experts) and Ian Kerr (Postal Hub Podcast).

Like this video? Subscribe to our newsletter.

Avatar

Ian, Marek

Marek Różycki and Ian Kerr are the Last Mile Prophets - the delivery world's most dynamic and informative experts.

View all posts

Add comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

NEWSLETTER

Advertisement

Categories