A Truck Driver is an individual who is trained and experienced in driving and maintaining a truck. They deliver goods to and from warehouses and retail shops or centres. They will be fluent in all laws and regulations involved with driving a heavy goods vehicle, as well as knowing how to load and unload their truck. They can also diagnose and fix basic problems that may arise with their vehicle.
Essential parts of a Truck Driver’s job description:
- Truck Drivers will work closely with Logistics Managers, Warehouse Managers, and Store Managers to ensure these locations are prepared for stock deliveries and help is available for loading and unloading.
- They may also work with Logistic Managers or Fleet Managers to organise shifts, delivery timelines, and other technical aspects of their role.
- Truck Drivers may help to improve processes and procedures within the Logistics department by reporting routes that take extra time or other blockers they encounter.
- Common employers include the transportation industry, wholesale traders, and E-Commerce retailers.