How to Make Money Delivering Packages

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Sometimes a business or other company is unable to deliver a package or other item. A flower company that doesn’t have an in-house delivery driver needs to get those roses to Mrs. Landau. Who do they call? A courier. A lawyer needs an important document signed and returned. Who do they call? A courier. When items need to be transported, couriers are the one to call. If you’d like to make good money delivering packages and other items, while enjoying the benefits of being your own boss, then you should consider starting your own courier service business.

Couriers provide a much-needed service. They keep businesses and other companies running smoothly. They get packages and other items where they need to be, quickly and effectively. It’s a service that not only helps others, but can make you good money too.

So how much money are we talking about? Couriers make a different amount based on what part of the country they live in. Those living on the East or West coasts typically make more than those living in the South, Midwest or in a rural area. That’s not to say you can’t make good money if you live in the South, Midwest, or a rural area. You certainly can make good money. So how much? The current national average is $36 an hour. If you work an eight-hour day, that means you could make $288 a day.

Businesses know how important it is to get packages to where they need to be, on time, to the right person and in perfect condition. That’s why they’re willing to pay top dollar for an all-star courier. If you’re hard working, self-motivated and eager to be your own boss, then delivering packages is a great choice for you.

And yes, that’s right—you get to be your own boss. You’re in charge. You can work as little or as much as you’d like. You can charge what you’d like to charge. It’s simply a perfect fit for someone that wants to help others while being in control of their working life.

Best of all, there is no training or formal classes required. You don’t need to buy a 8-DVD box set to learn how to do it. Chances are you run errands on a regular basis. This time you’ll be running them for other people and getting paid. And get this, there are no huge start-up costs either. If you have a reliable vehicle, cell phone and computer, then you have almost all the supplies needed to get your courier service business up and running. After these items there are a few additional ones you’ll want to consider, but don’t worry, they shouldn’t sink you into debt.

If you’d like to be your own boss and get paid to deliver packages, then you should consider starting your own courier service. Couriers make on average $36 an hour, and provide a much-needed service for any community. With a little hard work, your courier business can be the talk of the town. To learn more, read How to Start a Courier Business.