Delivery Driver Job Description
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The Delivery Driver is responsible for delivering company products to customers in a timely fashion and ensuring smooth and consistent operation to satisfy customer requirements. Duties include operating a commercial vehicle on roadways, collecting monies due, and processing appropriate paperwork.
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As a Delivery Driver, you will be responsible for providing exceptional customer service and developing relationships with a variety of customers as a part of a fast-paced, dynamic sales team.
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We are looking for a Delivery Driver to join our team! As a Delivery Driver, you will be tasked with providing coverage for our Tanker & Box Truck Drivers, as well as working in the warehouse managing inventory and loading and unloading trucks.
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The Delivery Driver is responsible for driving a delivery truck in all conditions. Delivery Drivers are also expected to meet company safety and customer service standards to ensure the best experience for our valued customers.
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We are looking for a dedicated and passionate Delivery Driver. The Delivery Driver will be responsible for operating a Company vehicle to deliver products to customers. The Delivery Driver will also be required to manually load and unload the delivery truck, verify that all items are loaded and unloaded, collect payments from customers, obtain signatures from receiving locations confirming the accuracy of items received, and deliver returned items back to the warehouse.
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As a Delivery Driver, you are the face of our company to our customers. You are the person they see week after week. You will develop strong relationships that create value and trust with our customers. The variety of tasks you will perform on each route helps you stay engaged with the work.
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The Delivery Driver plays a critical role in ensuring on-time, accurate, and safe deliveries, while providing exceptional service to our customers in their homes. This associate has the opportunity many times each day to leave a final positive impression on our customers and the purchasing experience. This associate builds positive relationships with customers every day and ensures their needs are met. Most of this associate’s day is spent driving, inspecting, loading, and unloading merchandise, and assisting with installation. The Delivery Driver contacts customers to confirm delivery details, determines the placement of merchandise, follows safety and lifting protocols during deliveries and conducts safety reviews. Additionally, this associate must follow DOT and CDL regulations, including DOT physicals, to keep themselves and others safe while driving.
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The Delivery Driver executes accurate delivery of products as invoiced to licensed accounts or between company locations. This role will service customers by ensuring timely deliveries, accurate check-in, and storage of products. This position is a safety-sensitive position that requires the employee to be able to perform the job-related tasks without a direct threat to their safety or the safety of others.
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Delivery Driver is responsible for delivery and superior customer service for orders requiring direct/desktop delivery. Supports the daily operations of warehouse operations to meet the ongoing supply needs of customers. Receives, inspects, verifies, labels, loads, and unload the truck, and prepares merchandise for delivery. Provides excellent customer service and support facility maintenance.
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The Delivery Driver drives a truck transporting materials and equipment to job sites.
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Frequently asked questions
What does a delivery driver do?
A delivery driver is responsible for transporting goods from one location to another using a vehicle, such as a truck or van. Their duties include:
Loading and unloading goods from the vehicle.
Delivering goods to customers at their specified locations.
Collecting payments or signatures for delivered goods.
Keeping records of delivery, including any issues or problems encountered during delivery.
Inspecting and maintaining the delivery vehicle, including keeping it clean and checking the oil and other fluids.
Following traffic laws and regulations when driving.
Communicating with dispatchers or other team members to coordinate deliveries.
Following safety protocols and procedures.
Helping with warehouse operations when not driving.
Delivery drivers often work with tight schedules and may have to deliver goods to multiple locations in a single shift. They may also work evenings, weekends, and holidays depending on the needs of their employer.
What skills does a delivery driver need?
A delivery driver should have the following skills:
Strong driving skills: Delivery drivers need to have a valid driver's license and a good driving record. They should also be familiar with the laws and regulations related to driving, such as traffic laws and vehicle maintenance requirements.
Good communication skills: Delivery drivers need to be able to communicate effectively with customers and other team members, both in person and over the phone.
Physical stamina: Delivery drivers need to be able to load and unload goods from the vehicle, which can be physically demanding work.
Attention to detail: Delivery drivers need to be able to follow delivery instructions carefully and to keep accurate records of their deliveries.
Time management skills: Delivery drivers need to be able to manage their time effectively in order to make deliveries on time.
Navigation skills: Delivery drivers should be able to read maps and use GPS to find the best routes to their destinations.
Customer service skills: Delivery drivers should be able to provide good customer service, including addressing any concerns or issues that customers may have.
Basic math skills: Delivery drivers may need to calculate the cost of a delivery or make change for customers.
Safety consciousness: Delivery drivers should be aware of safety protocols and procedures and follow them, they should also be aware of the safety of the people around them.
Familiarity with the area: Delivery drivers should have knowledge of the area they will be working in, this will help them navigate easily and find the delivery location faster.