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Class A CDL Delivery Driver

Company: Gulf Distributing Company
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Gulf Distributing Company, LLC

Position Description Delivery Driver

Reports to: Delivery Manager

Position Objective:

The Delivery Driver is responsible for the delivery, storage and merchandising of Gulf Distributing Company products in each assigned accounts. The Delivery Driver is also responsible for safe truck operation and the return of all money, unsold product, and empties.

Description of Physical Tasks:

Keep shelves and vendors clean. Place product on hand truck or dolly (approximately 20 to 50 lbs per case). Pushes/pulls hand truck to machine or shelves and loads appropriate Gulf Distributing Company product. Climbing in and out of vehicle and proper lifting techniques.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Must report to work on time and clock in and out at appropriate times.
  • Ensure your truck is properly loaded at all times to prevent damage to the product.
  • Count your product load out and in each day with the warehouse personnel making sure both are accurate and complete. Sign the Load-out and Load-in sheets.
  • Make deliveries according to the route sequence that has been established.
  • When possible avoid deliveries during retailers busy times.
  • Ensure the product being delivered and that which is already in the account is properly rotated within the cooler, displays and backroom.
  • All products within the retail accounts must be merchandised according to the guidelines established by Gulf Distributing Company. This includes front facing packages.
  • Build, merchandise and sign displays as directed by the Salesperson(s).
  • Ensure that paper and permanent POS is used in each account in the proper manner and quantity.
  • Complete all the special attention items the Salesperson(s) or Channel Manager have communicated to you.
  • Complete all paperwork correctly and according to established procedures.
  • Collect all monies that are due for the delivery of product to the retail accounts and check them in according to established procedures.
  • Safely handle all empties and unsold product to prevent damage.
  • Attend all Safety and Drivers Meetings.
  • Call on your scheduled accounts and merchandise them completely including product from backstock.
  • Each morning prior to leaving the warehouse inspect your vehicle according to DOT regulations and adequate fluid levels.
  • Maintain in a current status the DOT required logs.
  • Obey all traffic laws when you are operating a company vehicle.
  • Courtesy on the road is important at all times. Be polite to other drivers, it is a reflection on the image of the company.
  • Park your truck so you do not interfere with the retailers customers.
  • Ensure that your truck cab is clean and organized at all times.
  • Ensure that your truck is properly serviced and repaired as necessary.
  • At the last delivery stop load all empty pallets into one bay on each side of the truck.
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with the owners, managers, and employees of all your accounts.
  • Demonstrate a sincere interest in the business success of each account.
  • Maintain open and clear communications with all owners, managers, and other employees of Gulf Distributing Company.
  • Maintain open and clear communications with the owners, managers, and employees of all your accounts.
  • Communicate to the Delivery Manager all new competitive activity in your accounts.
  • Should you be unable to make a scheduled delivery to a retail account you must communicate the reason immediately to the Delivery Manager or Salesperson.
  • After the completion of your scheduled delivery duties check with the warehouse office personnel for possible additional assignments.
  • Ensure proper rotation is in effect in all your assigned accounts.
  • Always be aware of code dates and pick up all product you are directed to by the Salesperson(s).
  • Dress in uniform and maintain your personal appearance in a professional manner and according to company policy.
  • Properly operate, protect from damage, and return all equipment that has been issued to you (i.e. radios, hand trucks, vehicles, etc.).
  • Conduct all your activities within the guidelines of all company policies and procedures.
  • Conduct all your activities in accordance to the local, state, and federal liquor control regulations.
  • Report immediately to the Delivery Manager any traffic violations, on or off duty, that may affect your CDL or insurability when driving a company vehicle.
  • Report all accidents and injuries immediately to the Delivery Manager/Safety Coordinator.
  • Perform all your work activities in accordance to the established safe work practices, policies, and procedures.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy: Gulf Distributing Holdings, LLC is committed to offering equal employment opportunity without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.

Keywords: Gulf Distributing Company, Birmingham , Class A CDL Delivery Driver, Other , Birmingham, Alabama

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