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    AMAZON DIVES INTO SELF-DRIVING CARS WITH A BET ON AURORA

    DAVIES TRANSPORTATION 02.07.19 Amazon Wednesday made perhaps its most significant move yet into the self-driving car space, announcing an investment in autonomous tech developer Aurora. For a company with one of the largest logistics operations on the planet, it’s about time...
  2. E

    Amazon and UPS stop deliveries in several states amid frigid temperatures

    https://www.businessinsider.com/amazon-ups-stop-deliveries-amid-frigid-temperatures-2019-1 Amazon has closed delivery stations in Michigan, the Chicago area, Indianapolis area, Milwaukee area, and Minneapolis area. UPS has stopped deliveries and pickups in 19 zip codes in Michigan and Iowa...
  3. UberLyftFlexWhatever

    AMAZON'S NEW DELIVERY ROBOT

    MATT SIMON AND ARIELLE PARDES GEAR 01.23.19 04:54 PM THE PRIME CHALLENGES FOR AMAZON'S NEW DELIVERY ROBOT. Amazon announced on Wednesday that it will begin field testing Scout in Snohomish County, Washington, with Prime customers who request same-day, one-day, or two-day delivery...
  4. Kurt Halfyard

    Where the Gig Economy Goes To Die...WORKAMPERS

    This is another one for Karl Marx , a year old WIRED article on the "WORKAMPERS" used by Amazon; seasonal retirees to crush their joints and get addicted to pain killers for minimum wage so that some tech worker can get his The-Girls-Of-Marvel-Comics book delivered Same-Day to his San Francisco...
  5. BurgerTiime

    Amazon may acquire Lyft

    https://www.businessinsider.com/amazon-could-acquire-lyft-expert-2018-11 The author and Facebook product manager Parth Detroja has made a bold prediction: In the next 18 months, he says, Amazon will buy Lyft, the ride-hailing company that is reportedly planning to go public next year. In the...
  6. domi

    Amazon Flex : Maximum Hours per Week

    Hello noticed now a cap of 28-30 hrs a Week used to be 40 hrs a week ... the weirdest thing is that its only in few markets. Orlando, Houston so far.. Are you a full time Amazon Flex Driver ? What's the max Hr per week are you doing ? Thanks Regards
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    Do Flex drivers get discounts on Amazon com

    I am thinking of signing up for Flex but want to know if there are any discounts on Amazon com or other Amazon products for drivers in LA
  8. UberLeeLeeLee

    Amazon Flex?

    So I signed up for Amazon Flex in Dayton but haven't seen any offers after clicking a bunch. I suspect that the warehouse is not officially opened yet. Has anyone else signed up for Flex in Dayton and, if so, have you gotten any offers? Two questions: 1) Is Flex live in Dayton, Ohio and 2) Out...
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    Kroger partners with Nuro for SDC food delivery.

    https://www.cnbc.com/2018/06/27/kroger-to-soon-begin-driverless-grocery-delivery.html Kroger to bring driverless cars to grocery delivery Kroger is partnering with autonomous car company Nuro to introduce driverless cars to its grocery delivery. Kroger has made a number of investments...
  10. Whoomp there it is

    Amazon Flex drivers getting some new competition from.... Amazon

    https://miami.cbslocal.com/2018/06/28/got-10k-amazon-wants-you-to-start-business-to-deliver-its-packages/ MIAMI (CNN) – If you have $10,000 and want to be your own boss, Amazon has a deal for you. Starting Thursday, you can apply to start your very own small business, delivering Amazon Prime...
  11. Gezzy530

    Eugene Oregon/ Amazon flex??

    Does anyone know if flex is in eugene?
  12. UberPete1911

    FHD 1080p Amazon dashcam @31$

    Great deal. Get it if you need it and save some money. Express Uber pool - let's go! https://www.amazon.com/dp/B076FWNZ5S/?tag=ubne0c-20
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    Amazon Logistics

    Hello Everyone, I am new to this so any help, suggestions and guidance will be appreciated. I was looking into becoming a contractor for Amazon Logistics and I am stuck at route biding process. I was wondering if anyone here has a family/friends or themselves have any knowledge on the biding...
  14. Prius13

    While waiting at Ord Pit, do you..

    Or Mdw pit for that matter, do you kill time by playing with Alexa? Thinking of getting the Muse while waiting for pax or Eats or Grubhub food being ready for pick up.
  15. Transporter316

    I Refuse to do another warehouse route until they get more durable bags!!

    If you drive for Amazon Flex you already know how stressed out they make you on getting merchandise there on time so with all that said when the warehouse delivers heavy bottles of alcohol and thin paper bags or they fill them up too much and they bust all over the place we have to scary and get...
  16. Transporter316

    It's confirmed Amazon takes 30% of you tips. Here is how we know.

    Here was the first sign that we knew Amazon took some of our tips they don't give you a detail of what the customer has tipped you out like doordash. The second sign was that Amazon tells customers to tip in the app instead of giving them the option to tip in cash. So how did we find out? We...
  17. sjkucsd

    Catching blocks

    Hi all, My first post here, after doing Amazon Prime Now for about a few months. I was on and off because I'm a full time college student and I work UberEATS, Postmates etc and have picked up Amazon. I have not worked during the academic quarter but it seems that it's much harder to catch...
  18. paper_doll

    My First "Night" As a Flex Driver...

    I made the mistake of taking a night time block of hours to make my first deliveries...I had 3 hours to deliver 15 packages to 12 stops over a 10 mile radius...no sweat right? I'm driving for logistics, if it matters any. Wrong... I get to the warehouse ON TIME and check in, but I didn't leave...
  19. MHR

    Article - Maybe Letting Delivery Drivers Into Home Isn't Actually so Safe

    http://m.newser.com/story/251740/simple-hack-could-turn-delivery-drivers-into-burglars.html?utm_source=part&utm_medium=iheartradio&utm_campaign=rss_main Could also be titled "Well that didn't take long"
  20. Cynergie

    Interesting How Amazon Gets Outed in UK But Not US?

    Ran accross this recent article about UK Amazon employees (and a few US ones) who weren't too happy about the super bot expectations Amazon has set for its drones in its WH and Fulfillment centers. Wonder how much Besos truly cares about keeping the worker drones who made him the #1 billionaire...
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