Delivery drivers work in many settings. Wherever there are things to deliver, there are delivery drivers. Their basic job is to transport company’s products while ensuring that the shipments are delivered safely, accurately and on-time. They may be required to perform additional duties as per requirements of employer.
In order to get a delivery driver job, you need to possess a High School Diploma or GED and a current CDL with less traffic violations. You need to be reliable, self-motivated and able to work in little supervision. Most importantly, you need a well written cover letter and resume to apply for this position. Let’s see how a delivery driver will convince a recruiter to hire him for this position through a cover letter.
8911 Haven Avenue
Ocean City, NJ 53434
May 12, 2016
Mr. William Curtis
32 Weston Avenue
Ocean City, NJ 43221
Dear Mr. Curtis:
My current class B CDL, excellent driving record, strong commitment to safety, and background in customer service makes me a perfect contender delivery driver position at Glazer.
I have a positive attitude as well as good time management skills. Besides my expertise in driving a diverse range of vehicles, I am adept at loading and unloading merchandize, maintaining truck logs and providing excellent customer services. Moreover, I possess the ability to read and interpret safety documents and receipts effectively and also have the capability of using maps and the GPS system to navigate and discover shortest routes. Additionally, I possess excellent physical stamina which helps me consistently handling packages and freight of heavy weight. The enclosed resume contains all the information regarding my skills and qualifications which would enable me to contribute significantly to your company.
As a self-motivated and expert delivery driver, I would like to meet with you to discuss your needs and driving expertise in detail. I will call you by the end of this week to set up an appropriate meeting time. In case you need further information, I will be available at (000) 333-3023.
Thank you for your time and consideration.