Self Employed Couriers - small van owner drivers
Excellent earning potential (c£30,000 per annum)
We are recruiting a Self Employed Courier for an established Courier and Logistics company based in Watford.
- Small white van with recent registration & in good presentable condition
o Suitable vehicles include: Vauxhall Combo, Ford Connect, etc.
- Living within 5 miles of the Watford/Rickmansworth area
- Good local knowledge of Watford and the main routes into and around London and the M25
o Knowledge of the local and surrounding area is important to enable couriers to pick up jobs quickly
o London drops occur frequently, so knowledge of the major routes into and around London is essential to achieve prompt delivery
o General knowledge of the major UK motorway routes will be essential as we deliver to all parts of the UK.
- Driving Licence with less than 9 points and no serious driving offences
- Willingness to work 'Out of hours’ during evenings and at weekends
o We provide a 24/7 service, we therefore we need couriers to undertake out of hours work
o In order to offer customers a full service we need each courier to be available for out of hours work approximately 2 or 3 evenings each week and perhaps alternate weekends.
- Good communication skills
o Must be able to liaise with the office effectively by phone
o Good verbal communication skills
o Written skills are important for the completion of routine paperwork
- Organisational Skills and Self Discipline
o Must be able to operate effectively as self employed, managing own vehicle and financial resources to ensure reliable availability
o Need to handle paperwork and delivery notes
o Couriers are sometimes required to carry out multi drop deliveries. So drivers must be able to manage multiple consignments and plan routes
- General Demeanour
o Must be professional, well presented and polite
o Must be willing and able to load/unload and deliver boxes to specified locations within buildings and sometimes up stairs.
- Money Orientated
o Must be well-motivated and want to earn money
o Must be willing to take on extra evening work, even after a full and busy day
o Must have money management skills to ensure they remain mobile and ready for work
To apply please email your CV (or name, contact details and recent work history)
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