A Day in the Life: What Life’s Really Like for a Courier Driver

Becoming a courier driver can be hugely rewarding but what is a typical day on the road really like? Here is an insight into what you can expect.

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(businesspress24) - Working as a courier driver can be hugely rewarding. For anyone considering a career in the transportation business, here is an introduction into the kind of work involved and an insight into what you can expect your typical day to consist of.

Introducing Delivery Work

While you canok forward to excellent training opportunities and career progression.

Depending on the company you work for, you could be doing shorter runs around a local area or you might be travelling longer distances. There is no doubt that whatever area of delivery work you choose your days will include lots of variety.

Early Starts

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Most parcels have estimated times for deliveries and it is essential that these are adhered to. Mornings can be the busiest, as most companies allocate their guaranteed time slots before noon. Parcels must be received by the specified recipient or left in a designated place. You will log all of these details on your hand held scanner.

Afternoon Action

After lunch, it is more deliveries - and collections too, of course. Afternoons can be tricky if you

Throughout the day you might do 40 or 50 drop offs and around 10 collections. Your scanner constantly sends all of the delivery information and time logs straight back to the depot.

Once all deliveries are made and collections picked up, you

If youyour toes, but you meet all kinds of people and will receive great support and training by your employer and colleagues. The industry is tight knit and a wonderful one to get involved in.

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Norman Dulwich is a correspondent for Courier Exchange, the world''s largest neutral trading hub for same day courier driver work in the express freight exchange industry. Over 5,400 member companies are networked together through the Exchange to fill empty capacity, get new clients and form long-lasting business relationships.



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Norman Dulwich is a correspondent for Courier Exchange, the world''s largest neutral trading hub for same day courier driver work in the express freight exchange industry. Over 5,400 member companies are networked together through the Exchange to fill empty capacity, get new clients and form long-lasting business relationships.

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Date: 10/12/2018 - 05:20
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