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Before I became a delivery driver for Amazon, I spent 25 years in middle corporate management, running retail chains. I retired from that, and returned to my life-long passion shooting commercial photography for magazines, newspapers, and had clients like GoDaddy and Expedia. 

Then the coronavirus pandemic hit  — and wedding photography, portrait photography is all over. About 30% of my income every year was from flying around the country shooting sports. 

I was hired on as a delivery driver for Amazon at the end of March. About 90% of Amazon drivers are contracted through a third-party called a delivery service provider (DSP). We aren’t Amazon employees like those who work in the distribution or fulfillment centers; we are considered contractors. 

Most delivery shifts are 10 hours. For me, it’s about a 30-minute drive to the warehouse and another 30-minute drive for me to get back home to Scappoose, Oregon. So by the end of the day, I’ve driven nearly 12 hours. 

I like to make a meal plan before the four days I work. I make sure to make lunches that are full of protein, so I have enough energy while I am making deliveries. We burn a lot of …read more

Source:: Businessinsider – Tech


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