115.00 - 140.00 GBP Daily
03 Sep 2020
01 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
Courier - Hexham / Carlisle

Courier - a leading courier company searching for Couriers to deliver small parcels to domestic addresses across the local area. This is a great opportunity for a Courier to join the growing team based at the established depot of a major online retailer in Carlisle.

Key Duties:

Collection of small parcels from depot (no sorting)
Follow pre-planned routes (via sat nav software)
Provide excellent levels of customer service

What is on offer:

Training - structured training is provided to all new starters, this includes a full induction, online training and building up experience on smaller rounds - you will receive full pay whilst working on training routes.

Day Plan - parcels are sorted by the retailer overnight and ready to be loaded. Plus routes pre-programmed into sat nav software automatically upon collection.

Van Hire Available - a short wheelbase van can be provided at a cost of GBP100 per week (van only) or GBP195 per week for a van with all the necessary courier insurances.

Owner Drivers - it is possible to provide your own van.

Mileage Paid / Fuel Card - all business mileage is paid for by the company plus a company fuel card is available to both owner drivers and those taking advantage of the van hire scheme.

Hours - working days are planned to 9 hours; this includes loading time and travel time. Your working day finishes when you complete your route.

Salary & Bonus - the salary is GBP114 a day; the average basic wage is GBP2,200 to GBP2,800 a month depending on the amount of days worked (5-6 to 6 days a week average). Drivers can also expect to earn an extra up to GBP500 a month in performance related bonuses taking potential earnings to GBP3,200 a month. This is our best preforming depot which means all the drivers receive the maximum bonus every month (circa GBP440 - GBP530 a month).


We are looking for individuals with a minimum age of 25, you must hold a Driving Licence (6 points or less) and be able to pass a drug and alcohol test. We will provide structured training to all new starters meaning that no previous delivery driver experience is necessary.

Why Join Us:

We are a leading specialist logistics firm ran by ex-drivers, we can offer stable and ongoing work, a friendly environment and opportunities for progression. Please note should you wish to take advantage of the van hire scheme NO upfront costs are ever required and immediate starts are available following completion of training.

For any further information on this Courier vacancy please apply with your CV attached.

Key Roles - Delivery Driver / Multi-Drop Driver / Parcel Delivery Driver / Van Driver / Courier

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