Amazon Freight Partner

£26,000 Minimum Investment

Franchise Description :

Set up your own trucking business – no trucking experience required – or grow your existing operator business as an Amazon Freight Partner.

Part Time:No
Contact Name:Partnerships Team

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Build and Grow Your Own Company, Fuelled by Amazon

Set up your own trucking business – no trucking experience required – or grow your existing operator business as an Amazon Freight Partner.

Amazon Truck

Why become an Amazon Freight Partner

Competitive startup costs

Start your business with costs as low as £26K* and no upfront deposits on our Amazon-branded trucks

*Estimate based on 5 Amazon-branded trucks to get started, excluding liquid asset requirements to secure an operating license. Actual costs can vary.

Long-term growth

Grow your business alongside Amazon, receiving consistent work and £1.1M-£1.6M** in annual revenue potential

**Figures are projections for owners operating 10-15 Amazon-branded trucks. Actual figures can vary depending on operations.

Best-in-class support

Jumpstart your business with hands-on training and ongoing Amazon Business Coach support

Community impact

Hire a local team of drivers and reduce environmental impact with fuel efficient trucks

Having Amazon behind you really puts your mind at ease. The program provides the assurance that you have work 7 days a week. Also, we were able to increase our fleet quickly with Amazon-branded tractors. My advice to any entrepreneur that wants to start off in logistics – this is the program for you.

Sharon, Gill Freight

Sharon, Gill FreightProud AFP since November 2020


Startup costs as low as* 26K

Annual revenue potential** £1.1M-£1.6M

Annual profit potential** £60K-£200K

Lead, coach, and motivate your team

We are looking for hands-on leaders who are excited at the idea of running their own business, full-time, in a fast-paced environment. You will be hiring and coaching a great team of up to 15-30 local commercial drivers, elevating their work experience through a strong safety-first culture.

Backed by Amazon expertise

Amazon provides unique training to help you succeed, and ongoing 1:1 expert coaching to fuel your growth. We give access to state-of-art Amazon-branded trucks, with no upfront deposits. When you’re ready, Amazon will start assigning you a stable workload with the opportunity to grow with available demand.

What you’ll get

  • Access to new state-of-the-art, fuel efficient Amazon-branded trucks, with no upfront deposits
  • Truck maintenance, tire coverage, and 24/7 breakdown support for leased Amazon-branded trucks
  • Stable long-term revenue potential, with the opportunity to grow your business
  • Best-in-class support, including getting training from industry-experts and a dedicated Business Coach to guide you as you launch and grow your business
  • World-class safety and transportation technology
  • Option to benefit from deals on insurance, fuel card, driver recruitment offerings, and more

What you’ll do

  • Recruit and hire a team of high-performing commercial drivers
  • Train, lead, and motivate your team to achieve high performance standards, while creating a positive work atmosphere
  • Obtain insurance for your fleet, and comply with all local regulations
  • Create a safety culture amongst your team of drivers as they transport freight across Amazon’s network to deliver on behalf of customers

Becoming an Amazon Freight Partner was a lot easier than we expected it to be – there’s a lot of support around you. What do I love the most about running my business? It gives me flexibility. Working with someone who has the same belief as you, and believes in you – that’s massive. I feel so proud.

Don and Chris, CDS Group

Don and Chris, CDS GroupProud AFP since July 2020

Get Started Amazon

How to get started

Amazon Freight Partner Accelerator

To prepare for launch, you’ll participate in an Amazon-exclusive training program to learn how to establish and optimize your business. You’ll be operating your first truck as an AFP within 4 – 11 weeks of starting this program (subject to your experience, O-license approval and other conditions).

Accelerator phase – What you’ll do

Introduction to trucking:

  • Learn about being a business owner within the trucking industry
  • Learn the basics of the Amazon Freight Partner program and the Amazon culture

Business setup:

  • Optimize business operations and performance
  • Build your fleet

Hands-on experience

  • Set up required business registrations, insurance, and services
  • Hire commercial-licensed drivers and get your first truck


Our community of Amazon Freight Partners operate in regions throughout the United Kingdom. Please request information if you are interested in operating a business as an Amazon Freight Partner located near the following locations, and we will notify you to apply when available in your area. If you are seeking opportunities outside the United Kingdom, please visit our FAQs for more information.

  • East
  • East Midlands
  • London
  • North East
  • North West
  • Scotland
  • South East
  • South West
  • Wales
  • West Midlands
  • Yorkshire & Humber

I feel so proud seeing my husband start a small business. We have grown so quickly since joining the Amazon Freight Partner programme, and we’ve had no issues. To run Compressed Natural Gas vehicles within our fleet is a great opportunity to lower carbon emissions. We want to invest in our children’s future.

Aamna and Mahmood, MRK Transportation Ltd

Aamna and Mahmood, MRK Transportation LtdProud AFP since June 2020

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