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Tuffnells Parcels Express Ltd


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Class 1 Night Trunk Driver - Ipswich Job in Ipswich

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Job ID:

1005317

Location:

Ipswich 

Salary:

£28,641.00

Salary Type:

per year
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Title:

Class 1 Night Trunk Driver - Ipswich

Category:

Driving / Logistics

Posted:

06.11.2018
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Job Description:

About the Class 1 Night Trunk Driver Role: Joining us as a Class 1 Night Trunk Driver, you will be a responsible driver transporting freight for our valued customers. You will represent Tuffnells Parcel Express in a professional manner with the customer at the heart of everything you do; our hard working and committed driving team are Tuffnells visual ambassadors out on the road. In this interesting and challenging role you will be responsible for:
  • Transporting a wide variety of items to Tuffnells depots across the UK
  • Following the designated routes which relate to the trunk you are operating and communicating your location and estimated arrival time
  • Carrying out a daily check on the vehicle, equipment and load for which you have responsibility and report any defects ensuring that the axle and gross weights are compliant for maximum safety and protection on the road
  • Providing excellent customer service to all internal and external customers
About You: Although a track record in Trunking would be desirable, demonstrable experience in a similar role would be considered. You'll also be able to evidence:
  • A valid C+E UK driving license
  • A driver CPC qualification and Digital Tachograph
  • Passionate and driven by delivering great customer service
  • Good communication skills
  • Previous experience of working to deadlines
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Team player
  • Flexibility
Desirable
  • Previous experience as a Trunk Driver
  • Experience of operating Wagon & Drag
About Us: Tuffnells Parcels Express is a leading provider of next-day B2B delivery of mixed parcel freight consignments, specialising in items of irregular dimension and weight - from ladders and tyres to building supplies. With 37 depots and over 900 vehicles, it's one of the UK's leading business to business distribution specialists. Its national network is trusted by over 4,700 customers delivering over 13 million consignments every year, making deliveries that are essential to its customers supply chains. Tuffnells offers a wide range of service solutions to its customers which includes, 'MyTuffnells' - an easy to use, 'track anywhere' system for tracing consignments, as well as an online trace system for residential deliveries. We also offer a reliable road-based service for European deliveries and Air Express to the rest of the world.