Delivery driver

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Common questions about being a Delivery Driver

What personal qualities do you need to have to be a delivery driver?

Being organised and being methodical will help you to manage your time effectively and get to your destination on time. Customer service skills will be a huge asset when dealing with clients at either end of the chain who may have questions, complaints or have special instructions that you will need to accommodate.

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As a delivery driver how can I know if I am being paid fairly?

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Are there any physical requirements to be a delivery driver?

You will usually be involved in loading and unloading consignments, so strength and manual handling skills are essential. You will also be sitting behind the wheel for large periods of time, so you will need to be able to deal with the physical effects of long periods of driving as well.

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Can a delivery driver choose his own hours?

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