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What is it like to do restaurant deliveries for Amazon Flex?

In addition to standard Amazon Prime Now package deliveries, Amazon Flex drivers are expected to deliver food for their Amazon Restaurants program – commonly called “hotwheels” within the community. The idea and instructions are similar to that of delivering packages, but with several important differences. Continue reading below to learn more about delivering food for… Read More »What is it like to do restaurant deliveries for Amazon Flex?

What are some differences between Amazon Flex and Uber / Lyft?

Amazon Flex is the relative newcomer to the “gig economy” scene but shares many similarities with rideshare programs like Uber and Lyft. There are some key differences, though, and they help shape drivers’ experiences with each program. Delivering Packages vs People The obvious difference is that Amazon Flex requires you to deliver packages, while ridesharing… Read More »What are some differences between Amazon Flex and Uber / Lyft?

What is Amazon Flex?

Amazon Flex is a package delivery platform run by Amazon, whereby drivers are contracted by Amazon to deliver packages on their behalf. Similar to rideshare programs like Uber and Lyft, drivers are considered independent contractors and have the flexibility to decide which days and hours (called delivery blocks) they would like to work. Amazon Flex… Read More »What is Amazon Flex?