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Part of warehouse operations is moving goods from one place to another. Whether deliveries are made to another warehouse, a vendor, or a customer, each delivery should be safe and right on schedule. To do this, businesses rely on efficient warehouse drivers to conduct deliveries securely. They work with a wider team of warehouse staff to keep the daily operations running as smoothly as possible. 

In hiring warehouse drivers, recruiters look for individuals who are reliable, responsible, punctual, and focused. Working as a warehouse driver is not just about driving but also customer service and collaboration. Warehouse drivers work on a full-time basis, with work schedules varying depending on the warehouse and production time. For this position, candidates should be ready to work odd hours, on weekends, and holidays.

Recruiters create a job description that reflects relevant job details, responsibilities, and requirements. In this way, eager job seekers can see if they can go ahead and submit an application. The objective of a job description is not just to tell candidates about a job vacancy but to get them excited about a job opportunity. Be creative in the content. Why not say something about the hiring company? What kind of warehouse is it? What is the work environment like? 

 

Responsibilities of a Warehouse Driver

 

The primary responsibility of warehouse drivers is to complete deliveries safely and on time. First and foremost, drivers ensure that their vehicles are operating safely and optimally. They inspect their delivery vehicles and maintain their cleanliness, ready for each day. 

Warehouse drivers load and unload items to and from the vehicle safely using proper body mechanics and lifting techniques to avoid any injury. They study their delivery schedules and work together with dispatchers or customers, communicating with them for delivery updates. Drivers let them know about any possible delay because of traffic or other reasons. 

Furthermore, warehouse drivers report any issues in the delivery process, problems with the vehicle, any road incident, or feedback from customers. They also manage some paperwork concerning deliveries like receipts and other records. 

 

Skills and Qualifications of a Warehouse Driver

 

To qualify as a warehouse driver, a high school diploma or GED is required. A commercial driver’s license is needed along with a clean driving history. Candidates must have excellent knowledge and understanding of safe driving practices, road rules and regulations, and vehicle weight restrictions. 

Warehouse drivers may have several job assignments per day and several deliveries to complete. As such, organization and prioritization skills are necessary. Also, candidates need to have good time management skills to be able to follow strict delivery schedules. The ability to follow written and verbal instructions and customer service skills are likewise beneficial. To work well with dispatchers, team members, and other warehouse drivers, communication and interpersonal skills are vital. Lastly, candidates must be willing to work flexible hours, on weekends, and holidays if required. They must also have the physical strength to lift or carry heavy items. 

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Warehouse Drivers for Hire in Rochester, NY
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Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Warehouse Driver

What is the best way to find and hire a Warehouse Driver near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Warehouse Driver applicants. Employers posting their Warehouse Driver job on Indeed get about 14 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Warehouse Driver applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Warehouse Driver are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 9 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 16 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Warehouse Driver positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Warehouse Driver role?
SMS has 88% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Warehouse Driver job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Warehouse Drivers are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 151% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Warehouse Driver applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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