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Class 1 Day Driver - Leicester

Smiths News
Leicester
27 days ago: Smiths News

Job Description

About the Class 1 Day Shift Role:

Joining us as a Class 1 Day Driver, you will be a responsible driver transporting freight for our valued customers. You will represent Tuffnells Parcel Express in a professional manner with the customer at the heart of everything you do; our hard working and committed driving team are Tuffnells visual ambassadors out on the road.

In this interesting and challenging role you will be responsible for:

  • Transporting a wide variety of items to Tuffnells customers in the local area
  • Following the designated routes which relate to the delivery and communicating your location and estimated arrival time
  • Carrying out a daily check on the vehicle, equipment and load for which you have responsibility and report any defects ensuring that the axle and gross weights are compliant for maximum safety and protection on the road
  • Providing excellent customer service to all internal and external customers

About You:

Although a track record in local, bulk deliveries would be desirable, demonstrable experience in a similar role would be considered.

You’ll also be able to evidence:

Essential

  • A valid Category C+E UK driving license
  • A driver CPC qualification and Digital Tachograph
  • Good communication skills
  • Previous experience of working to deadlines
  • Self-motivated and possessing the ability to work on own initiative as well as within a team
  • Previous experience in a similar role

Desirable 

  • Previous experience as a local, bulk Driver
  • Experience of operating Wagon & Drag

About Us:

Tuffnells Parcels Express is a leading provider of next-day B2B delivery of mixed parcel freight consignments, specialising in items of irregular dimension and weight – from ladders and tyres to building supplies.

With 37 depots and over 900 vehicles, it’s one of the UK’s leading business to business distribution specialists. Its national network is trusted by over 4,700 customers delivering over 13 million consignments every year, making deliveries that are essential to its customers supply chains.

Tuffnells offers a wide range of service solutions to its customers which includes, ‘MyTuffnells’ – an easy to use, ‘track anywhere’ system for tracing consignments, as well as an online trace system for residential deliveries. We also offer a reliable road-based service for European deliveries and Air Express to the rest of the world.


About the Class 1 Day Shift Role: Joining us as a Class 1 Day Driver, you will be a responsible driver transporting freight for our valued customers. You will represent Tuffnells Parcel Express in a professional manner with the customer at the heart of everything you do; our hard working and committed driving team are Tuffnells visual ambassadors out on the road. In this interesting and challenging role you will be responsible for: Transporting a wide variety of items to Tuffnells customers in the local area Following the designated routes which relate to the delivery and communicating your location and estimated...