There are a lot of people around the world working hard to get your packages to you.
Most of the time as a delivery driver you just drop off your package and are done. There is no one there to thank you or appreciate you. Amazon is doing something to change that during this busy holiday season.
It all started this week. Customers can now say “Alexa, thank my driver” to their Alexa-enabled device or Amazon app and the delivery driver will receive a note of gratitude for the delivery.
Now they are stepping up even more. The first 1 million drivers to receive thank yous will also get a $5 tip at no cost to the customer, Amazon announced.
This is something I just did today and Alexa told me that my delivery driver will get a $5 tip. I love that so much and put a big smile on my face. I think you should try it too even if your delivery was a while ago or coming soon.
But wait it doesn't stop there... The five drivers who receive the most thank yous will also receive a $10,000 bonus, plus $10,000 donated to the charity of their choice. Let's make one of those drivers right here in Lubbock.
The company says "it’s celebrating the hard work drivers do and how they’ve helped the company deliver 15 billion packages since 1994, building community with customers along the way."
This is also my thank you to all the delivery drivers out there. We couldn't do the holiday season without you.
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