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6 Skills You will Rock as a Delivery Driver
By: Sharmain Zain
Reading time: 3 min

Do you enjoy cruising down the open road with your favourite tunes playing on the radio as the breeze blows fresh air in your face?

If yes, then you already got the first skill down needed to be a fabulous delivery driver. Want to know what else you need to rock that delivery driver job? Let’s get started:

  1. Be a Little Obsessed with Detail

Okay, just to be clear – we mean to have a healthy obsession with detail! Remember, even the little things can make a positive difference in your delivery journey, and we want you to have the time of your life!

Now, how do you do that?

Simple, just give a little extra love to your vehicle – check the oil, your tyre pressure, and fuel quantity. These quick checks will make sure you have a smooth, hassle-free trip without your vehicle breaking down.

Plan your route in advance so you can decide when may be the best time to head out. For instance, you could save an hour or two going in off-peak traffic hours.

  1.  Be an Accurate Map-reader

If in the rare case your GPS breaks down, then we hope you will have an old-school paper map on board. And if not, we recommend you get one. You never know when your map-reading skills may come in handy!

  1. Be Your Customer’s Best Friend

Although you will be on the road mostly, there may be times when you interact with a customer. You, my friend, will be representing your company – so, don’t forget to smile and to be friendly☺️If you ever come across a challenging customer, here’s what you do: stay calm, patient and hear them out. Tell them that you will do what you can to solve the problem. We know you got this!

  1. Have a Love for Driving

We want you to be happy and to love what you do. If just the mere thought of getting behind the wheel makes you smile, then being a delivery driver may be your true calling. Ready to start that engine?

  1. Own Concentration as a Super-skill

Being able to focus for long periods of time will definitely work in your favour. When you are out on the open road, you will travel long distances from time to time. So, if concentration is one of your strengths, that delivery driver job you applied for is in the bag!

  1. Be a Master at Communication

Got rocking verbal and written communication skills? Great! Then, administrative and paperwork will be no problem for you.

If you’re tired of being indoors and want to be out on the open road, then download the JOB TODAY app now and apply for your first delivery driver job now!